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|Directed by||K. S. Ravikumar|
|Produced by||R. B. Choudary|
|Written by||K. S. Ravikumar
|Edited by||K. Thanikachalam|
|Distributed by||Super Good Films|
Cheran Pandiyan is an 1991 Tamil drama film written and directed by K. S. Ravikumar. The film proved to be successful at the box office completed 200 days.
Vijayakumar is the rich head of the village (Oor Gounder) with his wife Manjula and his beautiful daughter Srija. He is a person of who strictly adheres to the caste. Sarathkumar is also a rich landlord in the same village. Though the father of both Vijayakumar and Sarathkumar are one but Sarathkumar's mother was from a lower caste. So Vijayakumar always ignores and berates Sarathkumar. Their father, before dying divided his entire property equally between the 2 families. Yet Vijayakumar's family gets first respect within the circle. The house of their father was equally split into exact 2 halves. Anandbabu who is a relative of Sarathkumar comes to meet him in the village and falls in love with Srija. Vijayakumar comes to know about this and he makes arrangements for Srija's marriage with K.S.Ravikumar, son of Nagesh. At the end Vijayakumar becomes a good person with the advice of Manjula and a happy end of Anandbabu marrying Srija.
- Sarathkumar as Chinna Gounder (Rajapaandi Gounder)
- Sreeja as Vennila
- Vijayakumar as Periya Gounder
- Nagesh as Maniyam
- Anand Babu as Chandran
- Manjula Vijayakumar as Paarvathi
- Goundamani as Mechanic Maanikkam (motor mechanic)
- Anuja as Manikkam's wife
- Chitra as Parimalam
- K.S. Ravikumar
- Cheran as Bus conductor
After the film's success, Ravikumar regularly collaborated with actor Sarath Kumar, went on to do films like Nattamai (1994), Natpukkaga (1998), Paattali (1999) and Samudhiram (2001) after which he became a highly sought after film maker in the Tamil film industry.
|1.||"Kangal Ondraga"||Mano, Chitra||5:19|
|2.||"Kadhal Kaditham"||S.A. Rajkumar, Swarnalatha||5:00|
|4.||"Va Va Endhan"||S. P. Balasubrahmaniam||4:43|
|5.||"Kodiyum"||Malaysia Vasudevan, Sunandha||5:05|
|6.||"Chinna Thangam"||K. J. Yesudas||4:33|
|8.||"Ooru Vittu Ooru"||S. P. Sailaja||5:24|
This film was remade in Telugu in 1992 as Balaramakrishnulu, with Shobhan Babu, Dr. Rajashekhar, Jagapathi Babu, Ramya Krishna in the lead roles. It was also remade in Hindi in 1999 as Sautela with Mithun Chakraborty.
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