Periya Kudumbam

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Periya Kudumbam
Periya Kudumbam.jpg
Directed byK. S. Ravikumar
Written byRamesh Khanna (dialogues)
Story byParuchuri Brothers
Produced byRavi Shankar
CinematographyAshok Rajan
Edited byK. Thanikachalam
Music byIlaiyaraaja
Ravi Shankar Films
Distributed byGemini Film Circuit
Release date
  • 1 September 1995 (1995-09-01)
Running time
150 minutes

Periya Kudumbam (transl. Big Family) is a 1995 Indian Tamil-language drama film, directed by K. S. Ravikumar.[1] The film stars Prabhu, Kanaka and Vineetha, with Manorama, Vijayakumar, Lakshmi, Chandrasekhar, Chithra, Goundamani and Senthil in supporting roles. The film was released on 1 September 1995.[2][3] The film was a remake of the Telugu film Thodi Kodallu (1994).


The story revolves around three brothers, Rathinavel, Thangavel & Manickavel who lead a simple life. All attempts by their cousins to create tiffs amongst them fails, until they take advantage of a weak situation and join a group of people who have similar thoughts.



The music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja and lyrics were by Vaali, Palani Bharathi, R. V. Udayakumar.[4][5]

Song Singer(s) Length Lyrics
"Aakki Vecha Soru" Mano, K. S. Chithra, Sunanda 4:27 Palani Bharathi
"Muchathu Maadapura" Mano, K. S. Chithra 4:59 R. V. Udayakumar
"Hey Muthamma" Mano, Malaysia Vasudevan, Sunanda 6:09 Vaali
"Raththatha" Arunmozhi 5:00 Vaali
"Thatthi" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, K. S. Chithra 5:30 R. V. Udayakumar


  1. ^ "'Baasha' to 'Sathi Leelavathi': Why 1995 is an unforgettable year for Tamil cinema fans". The News Minute. 1 December 2020. Archived from the original on 28 January 2021. Retrieved 9 December 2021.
  2. ^ "Periya kudumbam ( 1995 )". Cinesouth. Archived from the original on 9 February 2010. Retrieved 16 June 2012.
  3. ^ "பெரிய குடும்பம் / Periya Kudumbam (1995)". Screen4Screen (in English and Tamil). Retrieved 9 December 2021.
  4. ^ "Periya Kudumbam (1995)". Archived from the original on 26 July 2014. Retrieved 16 June 2012.
  5. ^ "Periya kudumbam Tamil Film Audio Cassette by Ilaiyaraja". Mossymart. Archived from the original on 21 October 2021. Retrieved 9 December 2021.

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