Periya Idathu Mappillai
|Periya Idathu Mappillai|
|Directed by||Guru Dhanapal|
|Produced by||K. Murugan|
|Written by||Guru Dhanapal|
|Story by||Rafi Mecartin|
|Cinematography||R. H. Ashok|
|Edited by||P. Sai Suresh|
Periya Idathu Mappillai (English: Groom from a rich place) is a 1997 Tamil comedy film directed by Guru Dhanapal. The film features Jayaram, Goundamani, Manivannan, Devayani and Mantra in lead roles. The film, produced by K. Murugan, had musical score by Sirpy and was released on 22 August 1997. The film is a remake of the Malayalam film Aniyan Bava Chetan Bava. 
Periya Thambi (Vijayakumar) and Chinna Thambi (Rajan P. Dev) are brothers and owners of a company. Gopalakrishnan (Jayaram) is from a poor family, despite being a graduate, he cannot find a job. To support his family, he becomes the driver of Periya Thambi and Chinna Thambi. Periya Thambi's daughter Lakshmi (Devayani) and Chinna Thambi's daughter Priya (Mantra) fall in love with Gopalakrishnan. What transpires later forms the crux of the story.
- Jayaram as Gopalakrishnan
- Goundamani as Kaali
- Manivannan as Manian Gounder
- Devayani as Lakshmi
- Mantra as Priya
- Vijayakumar as Periya Thambi
- Rajan P. Dev as Chinna Thambi
- R. Sundarrajan as Gopalakrishnan's father
- Pandiyan as Pandiyan
- Ponvannan as Chellappa
- Vivek as Ramu
- Halwa Vasu as Vasu
- Kalaignanam as Gopalakrishnan's grandfather
- Chokkalinga Bhagavathar as Gopalakrishnan's great-grandfather
- LIC Narasimhan
- Kalaranjini as Chinnavar's wife
- Vijaya Chandrika as Gopalakrishnan's mother
- Janaki as Gopalakrishnan's grandmother
- Radhabhai as Gopalakrishnan's great-grandmother
|Periya Idathu Mappillai|
|Soundtrack album by|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|1||'Achcha Namasthe'||Mano||Pazhani Bharathi||4:05|
|2||'Chik Chik'||Mano, Swarnalatha||4:37|
|3||'Kadhalin Formula'||Mano, K. S. Chithra||4:38|
|5||'Oh Jaana Oh Jaana'||P. Unnikrishnan, Ishrath||Pazhani Bharathi||4:19|
|6||'Saare Jahanse'||Mano, K. S. Chithra, Ishrath||Muhammad Iqbal||1:38|
|7||'Yeno Yeno'||Mano||Pazhani Bharathi||4:18|
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