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Avvaiyyar (1953)

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This movie is a biography of the great saint and poetess Avvaiyar of the Sangam period from 100 B.C to 250 A.D.

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Credited cast:
Gemini Ganesan
G. Pattu Iyer G. Pattu Iyer ... Tirunvalluvar
Kushala Kumari Kushala Kumari ... Avvaiyyar as girl
K.B. Sundarambal K.B. Sundarambal ... Avvaiyyar


This movie is a biography of the great saint and poetess Avvaiyar of the Sangam period from 100 B.C to 250 A.D.

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A Great Movie dedicated to the Great Tamil Poet and Saint
30 March 2006 | by shankarbrosSee all my reviews

"Avvaiyyar" is a great movie dedicated to the Great Tamil Poet and Saint Avvaiyyar who lived in the early centuries. The creators of the movie collected information from different sources about Avvaiyyar and had written a comfortable Screenplay and made this Film. There are two main aspects of this movie. One, the leading cast K. B. Sundarambal, an established Actress and Singer, who lived as Avvaiyyar in this Movie. The other is the leading crew, the Producer of the Movie who created a history in the Tamil Film industry by making this Excellent Movie with thousands of casts, a breath-taking sequence with hundreds of elephants and massive Sets. The Cinematographer and the Special Effects designer had done their best to make this Film more effective. It is still unimaginable, how this film was made on those days. Now-a-days there are many advanced technologies and many leading Producers in this Tamil Film industry. Even though they have money, they don't have the mind or dedication to make these Genres of Movies. For Gemini Pictures the Movies Avvaiyyar (1953) and Chandralekha (1948) were milestones of their Production Era.

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