|Directed by||R. Ammu Ramesh|
|Produced by||R. K. Suresh|
|Written by||R. Ammu Ramesh|
|Music by||D. Imman|
|Edited by||S. Surajkavee|
Thambikkottai Rajeswari Films
|Budget||₹10 crore (equivalent to ₹15 crore or US$2.2 million in 2018)|
|Box office||₹35 crore (equivalent to ₹54 crore or US$7.8 million in 2018)|
Thambikottai (English: Younger Brother's Castle) is a 2011 Indian Tamil language action film directed by R. Ammu Ramesh. It stars Narain, Meena and Poonam Bajwa in the lead roles, with Prabhu, Sangeetha, Rajendran and Santhanam among others playing supporting roles. The film was released on 11 February 2011. It was an hit at the box office. This film received highly positive reviews.
Azhagiri (Narain) and his sister Shanmughapriya (Meena) are siblings who live only for each other. Azhagiri is a student, and his sister is a lecturer. Saissa (N. Santhanam) and the crew form his sidekicks, and Valayapatti (M. S. Bhaskar) is their professor who invariable falls quarry to Saissa’s unwitting jokes and intentional pranks. Azhagiri goes to Thambikkotai on an NSS field trip. There he falls in love with Kanaga (Poonam Bajwa), who is the daughter of Amirthalingam (Rajendran), a rich don of the village. Amirthalingam tries to kill government officers who want to repair a damaged bridge that connects the village with the outside world. The village has a connection to Azhagiri, Shanmughapriya, and their dead father Shanmugam (Prabhu).
- Narain as Azhagiri Shanmugam
- Meena as Shanmugapriya, Azhagiri's sister
- Prabhu as Shanmugam, Azhagiri and Shanmugapriya's father (guest appearance)
- Poonam Bajwa as Kanaga Amirthalingam, Azhagiri's love interest
- Santhanam as Saissa, Azhagiri's friend
- Rajendran as Amirthalingam, Kanaga's father
- Sangeetha as Beeda Pandiamma
- Vijayalakshmi as Lakshmi
- M. S. Bhaskar as Valayapatti, Azhagiri's professor
- Meera Krishnan as Kanaga’s mother
- Ganja Karuppu as Karuppu
- Sriranjani as College Principal
- Manobala as Puli
- Jasper as Amirthalingam's assistant
- Ramdoss as Pandiamma’s henchman (uncredited)
|Soundtrack album by|
|Recorded||14 December 2009|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|D. Imman chronology|
|1.||"Thambikottai Kanaga"||Jassie Gift, Sujatha Mohan||5:05|
|2.||"Unakkaka Uireyvaithen"||Aalap Raju, Sriram Parthasarathy, Shweta Mohan||5:25|
|3.||"Vaa Pulla"||Velmurugan, Mukesh, M. L. R. Karthikeyan, Senthil Das||5:19|
|4.||"Noorandu Vazhga"||Naresh Iyer, Anitha Karthikeyan||4:48|
|5.||"Pain of Love"||Sriram Parthasarathy, Shweta Mohan||3:10|
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