Mangamma Sapatham (1943 film)

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This article is about the 1943 Tamil film. For the 1965 Telugu film, see Mangamma Sapatham (1965 film). For the 1985 Tamil film, see Mangamma Sapatham (1985 film).
Mangamma Sapatham
Mangamma Sabatham 1944.jpg
Directed by T. G. Raghavanchari
Produced by S. S. Vasan
Release date
  • 1943 (1943)
Language Tamil

Mangamma Sapatham is a 1943 Tamil language film,[1][2] starring Ranjan, Vasundhara Devi, N. S. Krishnan and T. A. Mathuram. The film was produced by S. S. Vasan and directed by T. G. Raghavanchari.[3]


A village girl is humiliated by a prince and vows to take revenge. She vows to make the prince marry her and have a child who would whip the prince in the court. However, her plans are almost foiled when the prince imprisons her when she tries to seduce him. The story revolves on how she tricks him into falling in love with her and begets a son through the prince who ultimately whips him in court.


According to film historian Randor Guy, Mangamma Sapatham netted a profit of 4 million (US$62,000).[4]


  1. ^ Sundararaj Theodore Baskaran (1996). The eye of the serpent: an introduction to Tamil cinema. East West Books (Madras). p. 197. Retrieved 12 December 2012. 
  2. ^ Sruti. P.N. Sundaresan. 2006. p. 125. Retrieved 12 December 2012. 
  3. ^ Guy, Randor (23 November 2007). "Blast from the past — Mangamma Sapatham". The Hindu. Retrieved 23 September 2016. 
  4. ^ Randor Guy (December 2008). "... And thus he made Chandralekha sixty years ago". Madras Musings. XVIII. Archived from the original on 24 May 2013. Retrieved 2 July 2013.