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Thevar Magan (1992)

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

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Shaktivelu
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Peria-thevar
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Maya-thevar (as Nazar)
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Shaktivelu's Girlfriend
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Esaki
Madan Bob
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Chinna-thevar
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Storyline

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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The name of Kamal Haasan's character in the film is Sakthivelu, the same as his in Nayakan. Both these films were India's official entries to the Oscars for Best Foreign Film in 1987 and 1992 respectively. See more »

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Remade as Virasat (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

inchi iduppazhaga
Written by "Valli"
Performed by Ilaiyaraja
Singed BY S. Janaki, Kamal Haasan, Minmini
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All Time Best Indian-Tamil Language Movie
15 May 2012 | by (Tamilnadu, India) – See all my reviews

This is the All Time Best Indian-Tamil Language Movie... extra ordinary straight screenplay...this is the example for neat screenplay...Indian-Tamil culture dependent Movie...extra ordinary work by Kamal Hassan sir...upcoming movie makers definitely watch this movie 2 learn lot.... i watched The God father movie also there's no similarities between this movie..

Acting: classic performance by Shivaji Ganesan & Kamal Hassan sir.. even world actors r also 2 learns acting from Shivaji Ganesan sir exactly conversation scene between Shivaji Ganesan & Kamal Hassan definitely its the world class performance by Shivaji Ganesan sir.....


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