|Produced by||K. Balu|
|Starring|| Sathyaraj |
|Edited by||P. Venkateswara Rao|
K. B. Films
|12 August 1994|
Thozhar Pandian (transl. Comrade Pandian) is a 1994 Indian Tamil-language film, written and directed by Manivannan. It stars Sathyaraj and Ranjitha. The film was released on 12 August 1994.
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The film's title was named after Manivannan's friend known as 'Comrade' Pandian, a communist leader from Tamil Nadu.
Music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja.
|"Arakoraya Sethavanum"||Viji, Sundarrajan, Mano||Pulamaipithan|
|"Kattaaya Kadhal"||Swarnalatha, Mano||Vaali|
|"Mann Veettil Irundhaalum"||Malaysia Vasudevan||Pulamaipithan|
|"Paal Irukkum"||Viji, Sundarrajan, Mano, Sindhu||Vaali|
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