Kadamai Kanniyam Kattupaadu

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Kadamai Kanniyam Kattupaadu
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Directed by Santhana Bharathi
Produced by Kamal Haasan
Chandra Haasan
Written by Ananthu
Screenplay by Santhana Bharathi
Story by T. Damodaran
Starring Sathyaraj
Kamal Haasan
Delhi Ganesh
Kamala Kamesh
Malaysia Vasudevan
Major Sundararajan
Music by Ilaiyaraaja
Cinematography Suresh kumar.A
Edited by B. Lenin
V. T. Vijayan
Distributed by Raaj Kamal Films International
Release date
  • 12 June 1987 (1987-06-12)
Country India
Language Tamil

Kadamai Kanniyam Kattupaadu (lit. Duty, Dignity, Discipline) is a 1987 Tamil language Indian crime thriller film directed by Santhana Bharathi for producer Kamal Haasan, starring Sathyaraj, Geetha and Captain Raju in lead roles.The film had no songs and it ran for 100 days in Chennai and other parts of Tamil Nadu making it a box office hit. The film is a remake of 1986 Malayalam film Aavanazhi.


The film revolves around the story of an honest and straightforward Tamil Nadu police officer and his life.



Kadamai Kanniyam Kattupaadu is a remake of the 1986 Malayalam film Aavanazhi.[1] Sathyaraj said he accepted to act in the film because it was a remake of a successful film, and was guaranteed to do well. Kamal Haasan produced the film, and although an established actor, did not appear onscreen.[2]


  1. ^ "Remembering a legend: Five iconic IV Sasi movies that shaped Mollywood". The New Indian Express. 24 October 2017. Retrieved 4 March 2018. 
  2. ^ The Illustrated Weekly of India. 108. 29 November 1987. p. 41. 

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