Paar Magale Paar is a 1963 Tamil movie directed by A. Bhimsingh. The film features Sivaji Ganesan, M. R. Radha, Sowcar Janaki and C. R. Vijayakumari in lead roles. The film, produced by V. C. Subburaman, had musical score by Viswanathan–Ramamoorthy and was released on 12 July 1963.
Zamindar Sivalingam (Sivaji Ganesan) is married to Lakshmiammal (Sowcar Janaki) and takes his family’s prestige and heritage very seriously. Dancer Sulochana and Lakshmiammal have baby girls at the same time in the same hospital.
Sivalingam is not in town at the time of the delivery and his close friend Ramaswamy (V. K. Ramasamy) takes care of Lakshmiammal. When the babies are taken for cleaning by the nurses, there is a short circuit and both nurses die. There is no way of identifying the babies. Sulochana who was abandoned by her husband, leaves the hospital. The doctor (Thambaram Lalitha) brings both babies to Lakshmiammal and she is not able to identify her baby either.
Sivalingam arrives and seeing both babies in the room assumes he has twins. Knowing how important the family line is to him, Lakshmiammal, Ramaswamy and the doctor don’t tell him the truth. Both girls, Chandra (Vijayakumari) and Kantha (Pushpalatha) grow up as the zamindar’s daughters. Sulochana’s brother, Nadaraj (M. R. Radha), who comes to know that his niece is growing up in Sivalingam’s household and faced with the same confusion, takes up Lakshmiammal’s offer and stays on there as a caretaker. Meanwhile, Lakshmiammal and Ramaswamy’s wife, Parvathi (Radha Bhai), who are childhood friends promise to get their children married to each other.
Directed by A. Bhimsingh
Produced by V. C. Subburaman
Written by Aarur Dass
Screenplay by ‘Valampuri’ Somanathan
Based on Stage Play Petral Than Pillaiya by Pattu
Starring Sivaji Ganesan, Sowcar Janaki, M. R. Radha, R. Muthuraman, C. R. Vijayakumari, A. V. M. Rajan, Cho
Music by Viswanathan–Ramamoorthy
Cinematography G. Vittal Rao
Edited by A. Bhimsingh, A. Paul Duraisingham & R. Thirumalai
Production Kasturi Films
Distributed by Sivaji Productions
Release dates 12 July 1963
Running time 152 mins
Country India India
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