Mamiyar Mechina Marumagal

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Mamiyar Mechina Marumagal
Mamiyar Mechina Marumagal poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Krishnan–Panju
Screenplay byKalaipithan
Based on Ganget Ghode Nhahale
Produced by
CinematographyS. Maruthi Rao
Edited byPanjabi
Music by R. Sudarsanam
Release date
  • 23 January 1959 (1959-01-23) [1]

Mamiyar Mechina Marumagal (transl.The Daughter-in law praised by the Mother-in-law) is an Indian Tamil-language film produced by AVM Productions with S. S. Rajendran, M. N. Rajam and G. Varalakshmi starring. [2] The film was released on 23 January 1959. [3] It is a remake of the Marathi film Ganget Ghode Nhahale (1955). [4] [5] The film failed at the box office. [6]



Varalakshmi is an affluent woman, but has no biological children. She brings up her nephew S. S. Rajendran as her son. She wants Rajendran to marry and give her a grandchild. Rajendran is in love with M. N. Rajam, who is poor. Varalakshmi does not approve Rajendran to marry Rajam. However, Rajendran defies her and marries Rajam. Varalakshmi throws both of them out of her mansion. How they beget a child, win over Varalakshmi's love and become a happy family again forms the rest of the story.



Mamiyar Mechina Marumagal is the first film where M. Saravanan took part in film production; he was credited as a production executive. [7]


Music was composed by R. Sudarsanam and the lyrics were penned by Udumalai Narayana Kavi and Kavi Rajagopal. [8]

1"Pathu Viral Modhiram"M. L. VasanthakumariKanchi Kamakshi Amman Virutham02:25
2"Ranga Ranga" M. L. Vasanthakumari & Seergazhi Govindarajan Kavi Rajagopal02:45
3"Maithunare Maithunare" M. L. Vasanthakumari & A. P. Komala 03:26
4"Kanna Vaa Vaa Mani Vannaa"M. L. Vasanthakumari
5"Inge Irupatha"03:24
6"Ilavu Kaaththa Kili Pol Endhan"03:13
7"Mazhaiyum peyyudhu" T. M. Soundararajan 03:24
8"Oru Pathu Maadham Uyir Kondu"S. C. KrishnanUdumalai Narayana Kavi
9"Vaakkaale Pirar Vaazhvai Kedukka"T. M. Soundararajan
10"Yokkiyan Enbavan Ulagathile"03:20
11"Panam Panam Pandhiyile"03:26

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