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Madras Town (2010)

Madrasapattinam (original title)
A film set in 1940s India, during the country's struggle for independence. The young daughter of an English governor falls in love with a local Indian boy.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Arya ...
Parithi (as Aarya)
Amy Jackson ...
Amy
Cochin Hanifa ...
Nambi
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Robert Ellis
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The Rev M. Smith
Jack James ...
Governor
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Ayyakannu
M.S. Bhaskar ...
Poor Villager
Azhagam Perumal ...
Respected Villager (as Alagam Perumal)
Bala Singh ...
Villager
Omar Lateef ...
Kabir
Kishore Kumar Mr. ...
Renga
Appukutty ...
Lazy man
Sathish ...
Pachai (as Satish)
Shrinivasan ...
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Storyline

After the death of her husband, Amy Smith, an elderly English woman, decides to return to India to search for her long lost lover and to return a necklace she was given. Through memory flashbacks we see how Amy as a young girl first arrived in Madrasapattinam, India in 1945 to join her father who was the governor of the city. Through some events of fate she meets Paritihi, a young Indian boy. Amy, feeling drawn towards Paritihi and intrigued by Indian culture, asks him to be her guide around the town and to show him the ways of his country. Soon a tender romance develops between them. However, Amy is too be married to officer Robert Ellis, a cruel man appointed by her father, forcing Amy and Paritihi to fight for their love. Written by Anonymous

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A Journey from Chennai to Madrasapattinam.

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Drama | History | Romance

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9 July 2010 (India)  »

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Director Vijay approached Amy for the role without knowing that she had sent her photo for the auditions. They came to know about this only after their meet in London. See more »

Soundtracks

Vaama Duraiyamma
Performed by Udit Narayan, V.M.C. Haneefa & Amy Jackson
Composed by G.V. Prakash Kumar
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Simply Fabulous
1 August 2010 | by (India) – See all my reviews

This movie has everything to be enjoyed, especially wen i saw the movie for first time i was surprised to see that even Tamil cinema has the talent to make movies like this. The background scenes of old madras and costumes designing and many more things are outstanding in this movie. Its a great family entertainment and a movie which has to be really appreciated. This movie is just a new milestone in Tamil cinema. Amy Jackson steals the show with great performance of Arya. The movie has everything, patriotism, Romance, Comedy and of course Action- the wrestling. It gives you an essence of old madras and present Chennai in a very beautiful way. Well, this movie is something which will always have its impact for the movie lovers in Tamil cinema. Watch this movie without missing a single scene and this will be the best movie of the season.


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