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Padaiyappa (1999)

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.

Director:

K.S. Ravikumar
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shivaji Ganesan ... Padaiyappa's Father
Rajinikanth ... Padaiyappa (as Rajnikanth)
Ramya Krishnan ... Nilambari (as Ramya Krishna)
Soundarya ... Vasundara
Abbas ... Chandru
Lakshmi ... Padaiyappa's Mother (as S.N. Lakshmi)
Manivannan ... Padaiyappa's Uncle
Radha Ravi ... Nilambari's father
Sithara ... Sister of padayappa
Nassar ... Suryaprakash (as Nasser)
Senthil ... Azhagesan
Ramesh Khanna ... Padaiyappa's Friend (as Ramesh Kanna)
Vadivukkarasi ... Vasundhra's mother
Sathyapriya Sathyapriya ... Neelambari's mother
Prakash Raj ... 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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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil

Also Known As:

Narasimha See more »

Filming Locations:

Mysore, Karnataka, India

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

INR 440,000,000
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Trivia

From this film onwards, it has become necessary for Rajinikanth to wear a wig to cover his balding scalp. See more »

Goofs

Bulls are colour-blind. They cannot see red, let alone develop a personal deep dislike for the said colour. See more »

Quotes

Padaiyappa's Friend: The government is with them.
Padaiyappa: Just go, the God is with us
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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 pbala1980See 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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