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Parasakthi (1952)

Not Rated | | Drama
"Parasakthi" narrates the misfortunes that befall the members of a Tamil family. The youngest sister gets widowed and becomes the victim of an attempted rape by a temple priest. Sivaji ... See full summary »

Directors:

R. Krishnan (as Krishnan-Panju), S. Panju (as Krishnan-Panju)

Writer:

M. Karunanidhi
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Cast

Credited cast:
Shivaji Ganesan ... Gunasekharan
Pandharibai ... Vimala
S.S. Rajendran ... Gnanasekharan
S.V. Sahasranamam S.V. Sahasranamam ... Chandrasekharan
Sriranjani Sriranjani ... Kalyani (as Sriranjani Jr.)
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"Parasakthi" narrates the misfortunes that befall the members of a Tamil family. The youngest sister gets widowed and becomes the victim of an attempted rape by a temple priest. Sivaji Ganesan's character becomes insane. Written by Sundar Narayan

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil

Also Known As:

The Goddess See more »

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Sivaji Ganesan was nearly dropped from the film because A. V. Meiyappan was dissatisfied with his performance and dialogue delivery. It was "Arignar" C. N. Annadurai, who convinced Meiyappan to retain Ganesan in the film. See more »

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The one that changed Tamil cinema
9 January 2002 | by chembaiSee all my reviews

Little needs to be said about the film that launched Sivaji's career, alongwith Karunanidhi's. After almost 50 years, it is as powerful as ever, thanks to Sivaji's brilliant portrayal of the Burma-returned Gunasekaran and the dialogues (who can forget the courtroom scene). Though long drawn out and sagging at times, it remains a classic for all times. Get the CD, DVD, whatever and watch it.


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