|Directed by||J. Panneer|
|Produced by||A. S. Ibrahim Rawuthar|
|Screenplay by||Liaquat Ali Khan|
|Story by||R. Selvaraj|
M. N. Nambiar
|Edited by||G. Jayachandran|
I. V. Cini Productions
|Distributed by||I. V. Cini Productions|
|10 July 1993|
Sakkarai Devan (Tamil: சக்கரை தேவன்) is a 1993 Tamil action drama film, directed by J. Panneer and produced by A. S. Ibrahim Rawuthar. The film stars Vijayakanth, Sukanya, Kanaka and M. N. Nambiar in lead roles. The film had musical score by Ilaiyaraaja. The film opened to mixed reviews from critics. It was dubbed in Telugu as Dheerudu Magadheerudu.
Sakkarai Devan (Vijayakanth) makes and sells joggery. On a visit to a neightbouring village, he falls in love with Sarasu (Sukanya), on whom the village landlord Vaiga Perumal (Mohan Natarajan) had already cust his eye. Sarasu widowed brother Vaiyapuri (Nassar) is arrested following an altercation with the landlord over his sister. Dhanam (Kanaka), an orphan, given refuge by Sakkarai, realising her love is one-sided, marries Vaiyapuri. Sakkarai popularity with the villagers and his attempts to unite them against the landlord invite the evil man's ire.
|1||"L.o.v.e Love Love"||Malaysia Vasudevan, S. Janaki||Vaali||04:50|
|2||"Manjal Poosum"||Malaysia Vasudevan, S. Janaki||Vaali||04:58|
|4||"Pattathu Yaanai"||T. S. Raghavendra, Krishnamoorthy||Vaali||05:54|
|5||"Thanner Kudam"||S. Janaki||Vaali||04:43|
|6||"Thanner Kudam - short version"||Malaysia Vasudevan, S. Janaki||Vaali||02:19|
The Indian Express wrote "Despite the story being an oft-repeated one, Panneer's narration is fairly neat and his handling of the subject confident". New Strait Times wrote "Sakkarai Devan should go down well with Vijayakanth's fans".
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