The movie is about a loyal servant, Muthu (Rajni), working for Zamindar Malayasimman (Sarath Babu) and the cunning plans by the uncle of Malasimman to capture the whole wealth which uncovers some mystery about Muthu.

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Muthu (as Rajnikanth)
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Ranganayaki
Sarath Babu ...
Zamindar
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Thennappan
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Zamindar's Uncle
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Devaan
Ponnambalam ...
Kaali
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Valayapathy
Vichithra ...
Rathithevy
Gandhimathi ...
Poongavanam
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Jothy Lakshmi ...
Kokku saiva Kooku Old woman
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Kerala Villager
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The movie is about a loyal servant, Muthu (Rajni), working for Zamindar Malayasimman (Sarath Babu), and their triangular love with a stage artist, Ranganayaki (Meena) and the cunning plans by the uncle of Malasimman which uncovers some mystery about Muthu. Written by Naveen Sankaran

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Became a hit in Japan in 1998. See more »

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Muthu: You will get the thing which you are supposed to get. You will not get the thing which are not supposed to get.
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Referenced in For the Love of a Man (2015) See more »

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Big and pleasant surprise.
6 April 1999 | by (Tokyo) – See all my reviews

Truly fabulous! It is so nice to see that old Hollywood musicals of 40's and 50's are still alive and well in southern India. The music is really something to be remembered, too.


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