|Directed by||R. Thyagarajan|
|Produced by||Sandow M. M. A. Chinnappa Thevar|
|Screenplay by||Sandow M. M. A. Chinnappa Thevar|
S. A. Ashokan
|Music by||Sankar Ganesh|
|10 November 1977|
Aattukara Alamelu (transl. Goatherd Alamelu) is a 1977 Tamil language Indian film directed by R. Thyagarajan. It stars Sivakumar and Sripriya in the lead roles. The movie was produced by Sandow M. M. A. Chinnappa Thevar for Dhandayudhapani Films. The film was remade in Telugu as Pottelu Punnamma and in Hindi as Mera Rakshak.
Goatherd Alamelu leads a happy life with her pet goat in a village. Her life changes for the worse when a landlord talks ill of her character and claims to have had an affair with her.
- Sivakumar as Vijay
- Sripriya as Alamelu
- Jaiganesh as Balu
- Suruli Rajan as Velu
- S. A. Ashokan as Dharmalingam
- Kavitha as Radha
- Major Sundararajan as Aarumugam
- Thengai Srinivasan as "Nattu Vaithiyar" Nallamuthu
- Nagesh as Varadhachary
Sivakumar said it took him "15 years to do the role in [Aattukara Alamelu]".
The music for this film was composed by Shankar Ganesh.
|1||"Aathula Meen"||P. Susheela||03:44|
|2||"Dhaagam Theerndhadi"||P. Susheela, T. M. Soundararajan||03:58|
|3||"Paruththi Edukkaiyile"||P. Susheela, T. M. Soundararajan||04:25|
|4||"Then Koodu Thirumagal"||P. Susheela||04:04|
- "Aattukara Alamelu Vinyl LP Records". musicalaya. Archived from the original on 7 April 2014. Retrieved 1 April 2014.
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