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Veerapandiya Kattabomman (1959)

When the British East India Company forces polygar Kattabomman to pay taxes, levies and be their subsidiary ruler, he openly defies their policy and battles them until his arrest and hanging.

Writer:

Sakthi T.K. Krishnasamy (story)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Shivaji Ganesan ... Kattaboman
Gemini Ganesan ... Vellayathevan
Padmini ... Vellayamma
Varalakshmi S. ... Jakkamma
Ragini Ragini ... Sundaravadivu
V.K. Ramasamy V.K. Ramasamy ... Ettappan
O.A.K. Thevar O.A.K. Thevar ... Oomaithurai
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
A. Karunanidhi A. Karunanidhi ... Sunderalingam
T.P. Muthulakshmi T.P. Muthulakshmi ... Kamatchi
C.R. Parthiban C.R. Parthiban ... Jackson Durai (W.C.Jackson)
Javar Seetharaman Javar Seetharaman ... Major Bannerman
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Storyline

When the British East India Company forces polygar Kattabomman to pay taxes, levies and be their subsidiary ruler, he openly defies their policy and battles them until his arrest and hanging.

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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil

Release Date:

16 May 1959 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Amar shaheed See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Padmini Pictures See more »
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Black and White | Color (Technicolor)
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Alternate-language version of Amar Shaheed (1959) See more »

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All-time classic
7 January 2002 | by chembaiSee all my reviews

A classic for all time, Sivaji's portrayal of Kattabomman is awesome, and his famous lines have become part of popular culture. Grandiose sets, elaborate war sequences, terrific music and fine lyrics, magnificent dialogue, competetnt acting from the rest of the cast....Don't miss it for the world.


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