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Directed by K. Vijayan
Produced by K. Balaji
Written by A. L. Narayanan (dialogues)
Story by Thoppil Bhasi
Starring Sivaji Ganesan
Music by Ilayaraja
Cinematography G. Or. Nathan
Edited by Kandhasamy
Suresh Arts
Distributed by Sujatha Cine Arts
Release date
  • 26 January 1977 (1977-01-26)
Country India
Language Tamil

Dheepam (Tamil: தீபம்) is a 1977 Indian Tamil film, directed by K. Vijayan and produced by K. Balaji. The film stars Sivaji Ganesan, Sujatha, Vijayakumar and Sangeeta in lead roles. The film had musical score by Ilayaraja.[1][2][3][4] It was a remake of Madhu starrer Malayalam film Theekkanal. The film was also remade in Telugu as Amaradeepam with Krishnam Raju and in Hindi as Amardeep with Rajesh Khanna.



The music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja.[5]

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 Poovizhi Vaasalil K. J. Yesudas, Janaki Pulamaipithan 04.32
2 Anthapuratthil Oru T. M. Soundararajan, Janaki Pulamaipithan 04.13
3 Pesaathe T. M. Soundararajan Pulamaipithan 04.03
4 Raaja Yuva Raaja T. M. Soundararajan Pulamaipithan 04.27

After heard the song "Poovizhi Vaasalil", director C. V. Sridhar selected Ilaiyaraaja as music director for his next film Ilamai Oonjalaadugirathu.


  1. ^ "Dheepam". filmibeat.com. Retrieved 2014-08-25. 
  2. ^ "Dheepam". spicyonion.com. Retrieved 2014-08-25. 
  3. ^ "Dheepam". gomolo.com. Retrieved 2014-08-25. 
  4. ^ "Dheepam". nadigarthilagam.com. Retrieved 2014-08-25. 
  5. ^ "Dheepam Songs". raaga.com. Retrieved 2014-08-25. 

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