Thyagam

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Thyagam
Thyagam poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by K. Vijayan
Written byA. L. Narayanan (dialogues)
Story by Shaktipada Rajguru
Produced by K. Balaji
Starring Sivaji Ganesan
Lakshmi
CinematographyN. Balakrishnan
Edited byB. Kanthasamy
Music by Ilaiyaraaja
Production
company
Sujatha Cine Arts
Distributed bySJS Paradise [1]
Release date
  • 4 March 1978 (1978-03-04)
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Thyagam (transl.Sacrifice) is a 1978 Indian Tamil-language drama film released starring Sivaji Ganesan and Lakshmi. It is a remake of the 1975 Hindi film Amanush . [2] Upon released the film was a blockbuster and highest-grossing Tamil film of the year. [1]

Contents

Plot

Raja and Radha are lovers. Raja is a rich man who has now fallen into depths of despair and poverty due to machinations of Ramasamy who was their accountant. He has taken over the family property after sending Raja to prison under fake rape and murder charges. Radha too has left him. Inspector Prasanth joins duty and strikes an odd friendship with Raja after initial skirmishes.


He rehabilitates Raja, who is an engineer by education, by giving him a civil contract for construction of a bridge. Life seems to turn for the better until Ramasamy finds out that the inspector is now reinvestigating the fake charges. He attempts to destroy the bridge, damage Raja and Prasanth's name and save himself. Does he succeed or does Raja manage to redeem himself?

Cast

Soundtrack

The music was scored by Ilaiyaraaja and the lyrics were written by Kannadasan. [3] [4]

S. No.SongSingerLyricsLength
1"Nallavarkkellam" T. M. Soundararajan Kannadasan4:21
2"Thenmalli Poove"T. M. Soundararajan, S. Janaki 4:03
3"Ulagam Verum"T. M. Soundararajan4:24
4"Varuga Engal"T. M. Soundararajan, Kausalya, Mohd.Yusuf,M.Vasudevan5:47
5"Vasantha Kaala Kolangal"S. Janaki3:43

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