Naan Petra Selvam is a Tamil language film starring Sivaji Ganesan and G. Varalakshmi in the lead roles. The film was released in the year 1956.
Shekar (Sivaji Ganesan), the son of Mirazdar Gunaseelan (K. Sarangkapani), discovers that his cousins Gowri (G. Varalakshmi) and Sundar (M. N. Nambiar) are leading a difficult life. Gunaseelan has a daughter who was lost when she was a small girl. Shekar tries to help them against his father’s wishe and angered by his father’s attitude, he leaves home with his cousins. Gunaseelan’s accountant Vajram (V. K. Ramasamy) and wife Vadamalligai (C. T. Rajakantham) wants to take advantage of this rift and to usurp his employer’s wealth. Gunaseelan’s loyal servant Poyyamozhi (V. M. Ezhumalai) tries his best to reveal Vajram’s intentions, but falls to deaf ears. Greedy Vajram opposes his son Arivumathi (A. Karunanidhi) from wedding Ezhilarasi (T. P. Muthulakshmi) since she is not from a wealthy family.
Shekar marries Gowri, but Sundar leaves home since he feels that he is a burden on them. Sundar meets with an accident and loses his mental balance. He is rescued by Dr. Sumathi (M. N. Rajam) who happens to be Shekar’s lost sister. Meanwhile, Gowri is admitted to Dr. Sumathi’s maternity nursing home and Shekar tries stealing in order to pay the bills. Unbeknownst to Shekar, he enters Dr. Sumathi’s house and was caught red handed by her. However Dr. Sumathi does not call the police but and advises Shekar and lets him go. Gowri learns about this and leaves the nursing home, humliliated by Shekars deed.
Gowri delivers their first child Selvam, but dies immediately. Shekar found Gowri dead and takes Selvam along with him. Shekar takes refuge with Anthony (P. D. Sambantham), a school teacher who provides him with a job and a house. Sundar lives in Dr. Sumathi’s house, but he remains mentally unstable. Meanwhile, Arivumathi steals from his home, marries Ezhilarasi and leaves home.
Gunaseelan yearns to meet his son and goes looking for him. Vajram introduces Gunaseelan to a dancer Nalina. Gunaseelan falls for Nalina and shifts to her place along with Vajram, Vadamalligai and Poyyamozhi. Selvam meets with an accident, Poyyamaozhi sees this and bring him back home. Gunaseelan sends for Dr. Sumathi and lets her know to return Selvam to him in the event of not finding Selvam’s parents. Sundar meets Selvam and he was able to recall his past. Upon learning the truth, Sundar and Dr. Sumathi sets off to Gunaseelan’s place.
Meanwhile, Vajram and Vadamalligai persuades Nalina to imprison Gunaseelan but the plan was spoilt when a robbery takes place and she was attacked by the robber. The robber was Arivumathi who was not aware of the presence of his parents in that place. Nalina confides the truth to the police and dies where Vajram and Vadamalligai are arrested. Shekar was suspected as the robber and gets arrested instead. Poyyamozhi tracks the robber and catches Arivumathi. Ezhilarasi informs the police all Arivumathi’s wrongdoings and he confides all his errors and submits.
Anthony reveals that Dr. Sumathi is none other than Gunaseelan’s long lost daughter. Gunaseelan and Sekar are delighted with this. Sekar requests Gunaseelan to marry off Sundar to Dr. Sumathi and it was done.
Directed by K. Somu
Produced by A. M. Issmayil
Written by A.P. Nagarajan
Starring Sivaji Ganesan, G. Varalakshmi, M. N. Nambiar, M. N. Rajam, K. Sarangkapani, V. K. Ramasamy
Music by G. Ramanathan
Cinematography J. G. Vijayam
Edited by T. Vijayarangam
Production Paragon Pictures
Distributed by Paragon Pictures
Release dates 14 January 1956
Running time 5406.84 meters
Thevar Magan (English: Son of Thevar)[a] is a 1992 Indian Tamil drama film directed by Bharathan. The film stars Sivaji Ganesan, Kamal Haasan, Revathi, Gouthami and Nassar in pivotal roles. The film’s soundtrack album and background score were composed by Ilaiyaraaja while the cinematography was handled by P. C. Sriram. The film’s script was written […]
Kai Kodukkum Kai is a 1984 Tamil film starring Rajinikanth and Revathy in the lead roles. It was remade from the Portmanteau Kannada film Katha Sangama and was an extended version of short story Munithayi which appeared in that film, Kai Kodukkum Kai was written and directed by J. Mahendran. The film was produced by […]
Sri Raghavendra is a 1985 Tamil film directed by SP. Muthuraman and was produced by Kavithalaya Productions. The film stars Rajinikanth portraying the title character (in his 100th film), with Lakshmi, Vishnuvardhan, Sathyaraj, Delhi Ganesh and Nizhalgal Ravi portraying supporting roles. The film revolves around the life of Madhwa saint Raghavendra Swami. The soundtrack was […]
Baba is a 2002 Indian Tamil language film written and produced by Rajinikanth and directed by Suresh Krishna. With Rajinikanth in the lead role, the film’s cast included Manisha Koirala, Vijayakumar, M. N. Nambiar, Goundamani, Sujatha, Karunas, Ashish Vidyarthi, Amrish Puri, Sayaji Shinde and Riyaz Khan. Guest roles and special appearances were performed by Ramya […]