Kadamai Kanniyam Kattupaadu

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Kadamai Kanniyam Kattupaadu
Kadamai Kanniyam Kattupaadu.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed bySanthana Bharathi
Screenplay byAnanthu
Santhana Bharathi
Story byT. Damodaran
Produced by
CinematographySuresh Kumar A.
Edited by
Music byIlaiyaraaja
Release date
  • 12 June 1987 (1987-06-12)

Kadamai Kanniyam Kattupaadu (transl. Duty, Dignity, Discipline) is a 1987 Indian Tamil-language crime thriller film directed by Santhana Bharathi and produced by Kamal Haasan, starring Sathyaraj, Geetha and Captain Raju. The film had no songs, though the score was composed by Ilaiyaraaja.[1] It is a remake of 1986 Malayalam film Aavanazhi. The film was released on 12 June 1987.


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.[2][3] Kamal Haasan produced the film, and although an established actor, did not star.[4] Haasan initially planned to remake the Malayalam film Boeing Boeing (1985) in Tamil; however he dropped the plan and instead choose to remake Aavanazhi.[5] Sathyaraj said he accepted to act in the film because it was a remake of a successful film, and was guaranteed to do well.[5][6]

Release and reception[edit]

Kadamai Kanniyam Kattupadu was released on 12 June 1987.[7] Kalki said Sathyaraj was ruling every frame of the film.[8]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Rajesh, Karundhel (5 April 2012). "இளையராஜா, கமல்ஹாசன் மற்றும் உன்மத்தம்". Karundhel (in Tamil). Archived from the original on 8 August 2022. Retrieved 8 August 2022.
  2. ^ Kumar, Rajitha (8 November 2000). "Kamal, as we know him". Rediff.com. Archived from the original on 13 November 2021. Retrieved 13 November 2021.
  3. ^ "Remembering a legend: Five iconic IV Sasi movies that shaped Mollywood". Indulge Express. 24 October 2017. Archived from the original on 4 March 2018. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Kamal Haasan to produce Vikram's next". The New Indian Express. 21 January 2018. Archived from the original on 22 June 2021. Retrieved 22 June 2022.
  5. ^ a b "முன்னேற்றப் பாதையில் சத்யராஜ்: கமலஹாசன் தயாரித்த படத்தில் ஹீரோ ஆனார்" [Sathyaraj acted in a film produced by Kamal Haasan]. Maalai Malar (in Tamil). 18 February 2015. Archived from the original on 1 March 2015. Retrieved 6 December 2022.
  6. ^ Sunil, K. P. (29 November 1987). "The Anti-Hero". The Illustrated Weekly of India. Vol. 108. The Times Group. pp. 40–41. Archived from the original on 3 March 2023. Retrieved 3 March 2023.
  7. ^ "Kadamai Kanniyam Kattuppadu ( 1987 )". Cinesouth. Archived from the original on 12 August 2004. Retrieved 8 August 2022.
  8. ^ ஜெயமன்மதன் (28 June 1987). "கடமை கண்ணியம் கட்டுப்பாடு". Kalki (in Tamil). p. 64. Archived from the original on 8 August 2022. Retrieved 8 August 2022.

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