Dharma Pathini (1986 film)

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Dharma Pathini
Directed byAmeerjan
Written byKanmani Subbu (dialogues)
Story byA. Anjaneya Pushpanand
Produced byDurga Tamilmani
Kamatchi Tamilmani
Yasodha Tamilmani
S. R. M. Chokkalingam
CinematographyC. S. Ravibabu
Edited byS. S. Nazir
Music byIlaiyaraaja
Sri Shanmugalaya Arts
Release date
  • 14 March 1986 (1986-03-14)

Dharma Pathini (transl. Faithful Wife) is a 1986 Indian Tamil-language film, directed by Ameerjan, starring Karthik and Jeevitha.[1] The film was remade in Telugu as Dharmapatni and in Hindi as Jawab Hum Denge.[2]


Prem Kumar is an honest police inspector who comes in conflict with a dangerous thug named DJ. He falls in love with Vidhya who joins as Sub-Inspector of Police in his station. They get married. Situations take a turn when Vidhya's brother-in-law is framed in a murder case. The rest of the story is how Prem Kumar and Vidhya tackle the case and reveal the true murderers.



The music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja.[3] The song "Naan Thedum" is set in Hindolam raga.[4]

Song Singers Lyrics
"Naan Thedum Sevanthi" Ilaiyaraaja, S. Janaki Kanmani Subbu
"Kathirunthen Kanava" S. Janaki Vairamuthu
"Mutham Kattil Mutham" K. J. Yesudas, K. S. Chithra Chidambaranathan
"Sumangali Poojai" P. Susheela, S. P. Sailaja Vaali
"Mottuthan Ithu Ithu" S. Janaki Na. Kamarasan


  1. ^ "Movie Recos: 15 courtroom dramas in Tamil you might want to watch". Cinema Express. 7 August 2019. Archived from the original on 16 October 2021. Retrieved 16 October 2021.
  2. ^ "Jawab Hum Denge". MySwar. Archived from the original on 9 August 2023. Retrieved 9 August 2023.
  3. ^ "Dharmapathini Tamil Film LP Vinyl Record by Ilayaraja". Mossymart. Archived from the original on 20 October 2021. Retrieved 16 October 2021.
  4. ^ Saravanan, T. (20 September 2013). "Ragas hit a high". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 26 December 2018. Retrieved 16 October 2021.

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