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Madras Town (2010)
"Madrasapattinam" (original title)

 -  Drama | History | Romance  -  9 July 2010 (India)
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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:
Aarya ...
Parithi
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
Satish ...
Pachai
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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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

The Dance Theme of Madharasapattinam (Instrumental)
Performed by Naveen Iyer
Composed by G.V. Prakash Kumar
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Love and Sacrifice! Superb Story, Plot, Cast, Acting, Direction!
10 January 2014 | by See all my reviews

I have watched it 4 times in the last week, and I still feel to watch it again. I don't know why! Lovely Amy, Bold acting of Arya, talented direction of Vijay, amazing background sounds, all the well-played supporting roles- which is the main point to mention in particular?!

A great Love tragedy, 1945! If a person having a bit of love in his heart, he must feel how tragic the full love story is! Love, fight for love, fight, fight, fight, and then finally a bold sacrifice for the sake of love! It's always meant to be ended with some tears in your eyes, may be a burst if you are alone!

However, Amy Jackson did exceptionally well throughout the movie. I am amazed not only with her beauty but also with her acting. But, to be honest, I must say, what a pretty Lady she is!

Arya as the lead actor played so well that you will easily realize it. All the supporting casts did very very well I bet. In short, this is a superb movie based on a touchy love story. I loved it.


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