Panakkaran

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Panakkaran
Panakaran.jpg
Poster
Directed by P. Vasu
Produced by G. Thiyagarajan
V. Thamizhzhagan
Written by P. Vasu
Screenplay by P. Vasu
Story by Prakash Mehra
Starring Rajinikanth
Gouthami
Vijayakumar
Charan Raj
Radharavi
Pandu
Gopi
Janagaraj
Thiyagu
Senthamarai
V. Thamizhagan
Sathyapriya
Sumithra
Devisri[1]
Music by Ilaiyaraaja
Cinematography M. C. Sekar
Edited by K. R. Krishnan
Distributed by Sathya Movies
Release date
  • 14 January 1990 (1990-01-14)
Country India
Language Tamil

Panakkaran is a 1990 Tamil language film starring Rajinikanth and Gouthami. This film ran for more than 200 days and was declared a hit film. It was dubbed in Telegu as Kondaveedi Puli and Hindi as Dhanwan No. 1.[2][3] This movie is a remake of Lawaaris (1981) starring Amitabh Bachchan.

Plot[edit]

Muthu (Rajinikanth) is a poor man who works in a labour factory. He works only to give his money to his drunkard father (Senthaamarai) who tortures him for that right from his childhood. Muthu gets a chance to go to work in Vijayakumar's factory. After that, he learns that Vijayakumar is his father. How they unite forms the story.

Cast[edit]

Crew[edit]

Production[edit]

The film marked the first time collaboration of Rajinikanth and P. Vasu. The success of the film prompted further collaborations between the pair. The pair went on to do Mannan (1992), Uzhaippali (1993), Chandramukhi (2005) and Kuselan (2008).[4][5]

Soundtrack[edit]

Panakkaran
Soundtrack album by Ilaiyaraaja
Released 1990
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Producer Ilaiyaraaja
Ilaiyaraaja chronology
Maapilai
(1989)Maapilai1989
Panakkaran
(1990)
Anjali
(1990)Anjali1990

All Music composed by Ilaiyaraaja. There are a Total of Seven Tracks for this Film.

No. Title Lyrics Singer(s) Length
1. "Ding Dang Dang " Vaali S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, K. S. Chithra 5:00
2. "Maraththa Vechchavan" Ilaiyaraaja Ilaiyaraaja 3:59
3. "Nooru Varusham (F)" Piraisoodan S. Janaki 4:27
4. "Nooru Varusham (M)" Piraisoodan Mano 4:27
5. "Silence Silence" Vaali S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki 4:38
6. "Ullukulla Chakaravarthy" Pulamaipithan Ilaiyaraaja 4:31

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