|Directed by||K. R. Udaya Shankar|
|Written by||Chinna Krishna|
Thavasi (Vijaykanth) is an influential, do-good landlord in a small village, who commands respect from village. Thavasi and his wife (Jayasudha) arrange for the marriage of their son Boopathi (Vijaykanth) with Priya (Soundarya). Sankarapandi (Nassar) who had killed thavasi's sister, after marrying her wants to marry his daughter (whom he had with his second wife) to Boopathi. Thavasi refuses and Sankarapandi disrupts the planned marriage between Boopathi and Priya. The rest of the film revolves around the growing feud between the two.
- Vijaykanth as Thavasi and Boopathi
- Soundarya as Priyadarshini
- Jayasudha as Thavasi's wife and Boopathi's mother
- Nassar as Sankarapandi
- Prathyusha as Nandhini
- Nizhalgal Ravi as Rajadurai, Priyadarshini father
- Sriman as Thangarasu
- Vadivukarasi as Maragathaamal, Thangarasu's mother
- Ilavarasu as Karmegam, Maragathaamal's son in law
- Ponnambalam as Kotta Perumal, Maragathaamal's brother
The first phase of shooting of Thavasi started in Chennai and continued in Pollachi and Udumalpet. Song sequences involving Vijayakanth and Soundharya were shot in Kerala and Kodaikanal. Kumbakonam Mahamaham tank was specially designed for Thavasi as its grandest set. Around 10,000 junior artistes participated in the holy dip. Around 30 artistes performed them while nine cameras whirred from all directions to roll.
|"Thanthana Thanthana Thaimasam"||K. J. Yesudas, Sadhana Sargam|
|"Desing Raja Thaan"||S. P. Balasubramanyam, Sujatha Mohan|
|"Ethanai Ethanai"||Shankar Mahadevan, Sujatha Mohan|
|"Yelai Imayamalai"||Manickka Vinayakam|
|"Panjaangam Paarakadhe"||Srivardhini, Chitra Sivaraman, Shankar Mahadevan|
- "Internet Archive Wayback Machine". Web.archive.org. 2002-09-20. Retrieved 2012-08-05.
- "Thavasi Songs - Thavasi Tamil Movie Songs - Tamil Songs Lyrics Trailer Videos, Preview Stills Reviews". Raaga.com. Retrieved 2012-08-05.
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