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Thevar Magan (1992)

The urbane son of a village chieftain struggles between his personal aspirations and those of his family.



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Credited cast:
Maya-thevar (as Nazar)
Shaktivelu's Girlfriend
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The London-educated Shakti (Kamal Haasan), son of an village chieftain Peria-thevar (Shivaji) returns home after a long stay abroad. Accompanying Shakti is his girlfriend (Gautami), with who he intends to settle in a city and start a business. However, his father hopes he will don the patriarchal mantle, a role Shakti finds alien and distasteful after several years abroad. Then, an accidental conflagration and its consequences turns a new set of responsibilities on Shakti... Good performance by Nasser as the evil cousin. The film was remade as Virasat in Hindi. Written by Joyojeet Pal

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Release Date:

25 October 1992 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Kshatriya Putrudu  »

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Only National Award win for Sivaji Ganesan. See more »


Remade as Virasat (1997) See more »


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Written By "Valli"
Performed by Ilaiyaraja
Singed By S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Kamal Hassan
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evergreen movie of Tamil cinema history
21 July 2011 | by See all my reviews

Devarmagan is the must watching movie for all type of audiences.

Kamal is an evergreen actor ,writer ,producer given the best once again..

Sivaji is the legend and did legendary performance..

Its the movie for narrating the culture of south Tamilnadu, with excellent script and acting..

Gowthami performed well..

Revathi such an excellent actresses performed really well in the character..

Illayaraja music are rocking elements..

Overall this movie is one the best movie of Tamil cinema history.

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