|Directed by||A. P. Nagarajan|
|Produced by||G. Umapathy|
|Written by||Aru. Ramanthan|
|Screenplay by||A. P. Nagarajan
|Music by||Kunnakudi Vaidyanathan|
|Cinematography||W. R. Subba Rao|
|Edited by||T. Vijayarangam|
|Distributed by||Anand Movies|
|31 March 1973|
|2 hr 54 min|
Rajaraja Cholan is a 1973 Tamil film about the life of the Chola king Rajaraja Chola. The film has Sivaji Ganesan playing the title role. This high-budget production was the first CinemaScope film to be released in Tamil.Famous violin artist Kunnakudi Vaidhyanathan composer of music for the movie. Sivaji Ganesan's portrayal as Rajaraja Chola was critically acclaimed.
- Sivaji Ganesan as the Chozha Emperor of All Tamil Nadu Raja Raja Chola I the great
- R. Muthuraman as Prince (later king) Vimaladhithan of Vengi
- M. N. Nambiar as Balathevar
- Sivakumar as Crown Prince (future Emperor) Rajendra Chola I the great
- R. S. Manohar
- T. R. Mahalingam as Karuvur Thevar
- Sirkazhi Govindarajan as Nambiyandar Nambi
- Suruli Rajan
- Lakshmi as Princess Kundavai, Rajaraja Cholan's daughter
- S. Varalakshmi as Kundavai Pirāttiyār, Rajaraja Cholan's Elder Sister
- Vijayakumari as Empress of Chozha empire
- Manorama (Tamil actress) as Poonkodi
|Soundtrack album to RajaRaja Cholan by Kunnakudi Vaidyanathan|
|1.||"Thendraloodu"||Kunnakudi Vaidyanathan||T. R. Mahalingam with Sivaji Ganesan|
|2.||"Thanjai Periya"||Kunnakudi Vaidyanathan||T. R. Mahalingam, Seerkazhi Govindarajan, S. Varalakshmi|
|3.||"Mayakkum Mannan"||Kunnakudi Vaidyanathan||L. R. Easwari|
|4.||"Nadanai Kandeanadi"||Kunnakudi Vaidyanathan||P. Susheela, B. Radha|
|5.||"Mathennai Padaithaan"||Kunnakudi Vaidyanathan||T. M. Soundararajan, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, L. R. Easwari|
|6.||"Yedu Thanthaanadi"||Kunnakudi Vaidyanathan||Seerkazhi Govindarajan, S. Varalakshmi|
|7.||"Kaththu Thirakadal"||Poovai Senguttuvan||A. P. Nagarajan|
|8.||"Unkaiyil En Pillai"||Kunnakudi Vaidyanathan||Seerkazhi Govindarajan|
The Hindu said, "A great deal of thought and effort has gone into Anand Movies' "Raja Raja Chozhan" in cinemascope produced by G. Umapathy and directed by A. P. Nagarajan. The grandeur, majesty and the culture and prosperity of the golden era of "Raja Raja Chozhan" have been captured faithfully including the building of the Thanjavur temple." The Indian Express said, "The film is lavishly mounted. Muthuraman and Lakshmi impress and Kumari Padmini has given a good account of herself." The Mail said, "As befitting the distinction, it is lavishly mounted, carefully produced and studded with stars. Producer G. Umapathy merits a pat on the back for steering so huge a project safely home."
- "Cine Quiz". The Hindu. 26 September 2008. Retrieved 9 July 2011.
- D. B. S, Jeyaraj. "A doyen among actors". The Hindu. Retrieved 9 July 2011.
- "மக்களிடம் செல்வாக்கு பெற்ற பத்திரிக்கைகளின் பாராட்டு".
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