Thoothukudi (film)

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Directed by Sanjay Ram
Produced bySunitha Hari
Written bySanjay Ram
Music by Pravin Mani
Cinematography M. Jeevan
Edited bySai Suresh
Release date
  • 14 July 2006 (2006-07-14)

Thoothukudi is a 2006 Indian Tamil gangster film set in the Thoothukudi district of Tamil Nadu, directed by Sanjay Ram.

Thoothukudi City in Tamil Nadu, India

Thoothukudi is a port city and a municipal corporation and an industrial city in Thoothukudi district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The city lies in the Coromandel Coast of Bay of Bengal. Thoothukudi is the headquarters of Thoothukudi district. It is located about 590 kilometres south of Chennai and 190 kilometres northeast of Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum). According to Confederation of Indian Industry, Thoothukudi has the second highest Human Development Index in Tamil Nadu next to Chennai. Thoothukudi City serves as the headquarters of Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Limited. Major educational establishments in the city include Thoothukudi Medical College, Fisheries College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Maritime Academy, V.O.C. Arts & Science College, Government Polytechnic College,, Anna University Thoothukudi Campus. and Dr. Sivanthi Aditanar College of Engineering, Tiruchendur. V. O. Chidambaranar Port Trust is one of the fastest growing Major Ports in India. Thoothukudi is an "Emerging Energy and Industrial hub of South India".

Tamil Nadu State in Southern India

Tamil Nadu, formerly Madras State, is one of the 28 states of India. Its capital and largest city is Chennai. Tamil Nadu lies in the southernmost part of the Indian subcontinent and is bordered by the union territory of Puducherry and the South Indian states of Kerala, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh. It is bounded by the Eastern Ghats on the north, by the Nilgiri Mountains, the Meghamalai Hills, and Kerala on the west, by the Bay of Bengal in the east, by the Gulf of Mannar and the Palk Strait on the southeast, and by the Indian Ocean on the south. The state shares a maritime border with the nation of Sri Lanka.

Sanjay Ram is an Indian film director and producer who has worked on Tamil films and was active in the late 2000s. Throughout his career, he worked on several films which failed to have a theatrical release. Furthermore, several of his films have been criticised for their gore content and excessive bloodshed on screen.


Praveen Mani composed the songs and scored the background music. [1] The song "Karuvappaiya" is a chart-buster.

Track list
1."Sollamal" Haricharan  
2."Yethipodu" Manicka Vinayagam, Malathy Lakshman  
3."Ka viduvom" Pushpavanam Kuppusamy  
4."Karuvappaiya" K. S. Chithra, Tippu  
5."Kozhukkatta" Sujatha Mohan, Karthik  
6."Pulam Pulam" Srinivas  

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