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Kappalottiya Thamizhan (1961)

The film is based on the biography of V.O.Chidambaram Pillai written by Ma. Po. Si.(M.P.Sivagnanam). V. O. C , founded the Swadeshi Stream Navigation Company to break the monopoly of the British over maritime trade out of India.

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Cast overview:
Shivaji Ganesan ...
Va. Vu. Chidambaram Pillai
S.V. Subbaiah ...
Bharati
Gemini Ganesan ...
Madaswamy
T.K. Shanmugham ...
Subramaniya Siva
Rukmini ...
Chidambaram Pillai's Wife
K. Balaji ...
Vanchinathan
S.A. Ashokan ...
Collector Ash
Savitri
Bharathi
Shiva
S.V. Ranga Rao
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V. O. Chidambaram Pillai has devoted himself to the cause of India's freedom from the British. Chidambaram, appearing for a poor peasant Madasami, wins a case filed by an agent of a British proprietor. Chidambaram's father who appeared for the agent, sends his son to Tuticorin lest the British proprietor should give him any trouble. Madasami who accompanies Chidambaram, looks after the latter's salt -pan. At Tuticorin, Chidambaram meets Subramaniya Siva, a freedom fighter and works for the Swadeshi movement. Chidambaram receives a complaint from some of the local merchants that the British Shipping Company had refused to load their goods. Against great odds, Chidambaram starts the National Shipping Company with Indian Capital to free Indian trade from dependence on foreign liners. The company prospers despite attempts by the British Company to sabotage the ship of the Indian firm. Chidambaram incurs the displeasure of the Government by organizing a strike for getting the grievances of...

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