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Padaiyappa (1999)

| Action, Comedy, Drama
The death of Padaiyappa's father destroys his family. But his luck changes, and he is able to lead a prosperous life, until his nemesis plots to ruin his happiness once more.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Padaiyappa's Father
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Padaiyappa (as Rajnikanth)
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Nilambari (as Ramya Krishna)
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Chandru
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Padaiyappa's Mother (as S.N. Lakshmi)
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Padaiyappa's Uncle
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Nilambari's father
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Sister of padayappa
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Suryaprakash (as Nasser)
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Padaiyappa's Friend (as Ramesh Kanna)
Vadivukkarasi ...
Vasundhra's mother
Sathyapriya ...
Neelambari's mother
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Inspector General of Police
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Storyline

The death of Padaiyappa's father destroys his family. But his luck changes, and he is able to lead a prosperous life, until his nemesis plots to ruin his happiness once more.

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$9,268,000, 30 July 1999
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Trivia

Padayappa's story was taken in part from the historical Tamil novel, Ponniyin Selvan, by Kalki Krishnamurthy. Neelambari's character is based on Nandini, a vengeful character in the novel. See more »

Goofs

The bull that attacks anyone wearing red clothes wouldn't have been alive for 18 years. See more »

Quotes

Padaiyappa: Anger is the cause of all miseries, One should know how to control it. Otherwise life would become miserable.
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Connections

Referenced in Darling (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Vetri Kodi
Sung by Palghat Sriram
Composed by A.R. Rahman
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rajni at his best
28 May 2002 | by See all my reviews

hii my friends,

this is the film of my most beloved hero, my superstar 's film, every frame is thrilling and fast paced even at this age, the actor shows lot of youthfulness. that is his unique style, he has huge followin in japan too, and all over india and east asia.


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