|Directed by||G. N. Rangarajan|
|Screenplay by||G. N. Rangarajan|
|Story by||Silakkalam Purushottaman|
|Produced by||G. N. Rangarajan|
|Cinematography||N. K. Viswanathan|
|Edited by||K. R. Ramalingham|
Rani Theni (transl. Queen bee) is a 1982 Tamil language film directed by G. N. Rangarajan, starring Kamal Haasan in an extended guest role. The film stars playback singer Deepan Chakravarthy, the son of Trichi Loganathan, a veteran playback singer in his first leading role. The female leads are played by Mahalakshmi / Shree and Vanitha Krishnachandran.
Kamal Haasan plays a comedy role with no connection with the main story and interacts only in one scene with the main villain Sivachandran, who plays the role of a playboy and Casanova; his character is killed by the heroine. The film was a remake of Telugu film Kukka Katuku Cheppu Debba.
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Parvathi, a girl with traditional values gets engaged to Selvam but Sekar, a womaniser, deceives her in the guise of Selvam.
- Mahalakshmi as Parvathi
- Deepan Chakravarthy as Selvam
- Sivachandran as Sekar
- Vanitha Krishnachandran as Kanagam
- Thengai Srinivasan as Thulasilingum
- Kamal Haasan as Miller (Guest appearance)
- Y. G. Mahendra (Guest appearance)
- T. K. S. Natarajan
Soundtrack was composed by Ilaiyaraaja.
|1||"Enna Solli Naan Ezhutha"||P. Susheela||S. N. Ravi|
|2||"Samy Sambo Saranam"||Malaysia Vasudevan||Gangai Amaran|
|3||"Ramanukke Seethai"||S. Janaki, Deepan Chakravarthy||Panchu Arunachalam|
|4||"Koodi Vantha Megam"||Malaysia Vasudevan||Vairamuthu|
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