|Produced by||R. M. Veerappan|
|Written by||S. Jagadeesan|
|Screenplay by||R. M. Veerappan|
|Story by||Poovai Krishnan|
M. G. Ramachandran|
R. S. Manohar
|Music by||M. S. Viswanathan|
|Distributed by||Sathya Movies|
|22 August 1975|
|Budget||₹ 125 Lakhs|
|Box office||₹ 450 Lakhs|
Idhayakkani (Tamil: இதயக்கனி English: The Fruit Of The Heart), is a 1975 Indian Tamil action thriller starring M. G. Ramachandran in the lead role, with Pandari Bai, R. S. Manohar and Radha Saluja among others enacting supporting roles.
The Tamil Country of the 70s...
IDHAYAKKANI is the story of a kind-hearted Mohan (MGR) whose theory of life is 'equality'.
Mohan practices equality by sharing the income of his estate with his labourers equally.
He has another passion of serving country, so that he has joined police force as an officer.
He meets a needy girl Lakshmi (Radha Saluja), and on the advice of elderly and domestic help, he permits her to stay in his house.
Toungues start wagging and Mohan decides to marry Lakshmi.
However, his happiness is short-lived.
He gets the shock of his life when he comes to know that his wife is involved in the murder of a leading scientist.
What is the truth?
Did Lakshmi really murdered the scientist or she is innocent ?
If so, then who is the culprit ?
How does Mohan finds the truth ?
This 's the plot of the movie.
|M. G. Ramachandran||as Mohan (Sekhar, M.G.Red), a police officer from Madras and a big landowner of Sathiya Coffee Estate Mohan|
|Radha Saluja||as Lakshimi alias Mâla|
|R. S. Manohar||as Albert|
|Thengai Srinivasan||as Rangarajan (Julie), a police constable : C.I.D. 201|
|K. Kannan||as Kannan, Albert 's hired man|
|V. Gopalakrishnan||as Madhavarav, police officer, responsible for the branch criminal of Bangalore|
|S.V.Ramdass||as Dass, a hired man|
|Isari Velan||as Isari, Mohan 's personal secretary|
|Vennira Aadai Nirmala||as a female singer, "Hello lover mister Right...", "Thotta idam ellam..."|
|Pandari Bai||as Mohan 's mother|
|Rajasulochana||as Lily, reponsable of Dance Club of India|
|S. V. Subbaiah (Guest Appearance)||as Ponnuswamy, Mogan 's supervisor of Sathiya Coffee Estate Mogan|
|P. S. Veerappa (Guest Appearance)||as Uncle John|
|V. S. Raghavan (Guest Appearance)||as The judge|
|Shakti Prasad (Guest Appearance)||as Dharma Prakash, an atomic power scientist|
|Rathna (Guest Appearance)||as Kamala, a picker from Mohan 's Sathiya Coffee Estate Mohan, "Neega Nallairukkanum..."|
The casting is established according to the original order of the credits of opening of the movie, except those not mentioned
The music composed by M. S. Viswanathan.
|1.||"Neenga Nalla Irukkanam (Thenagamam Inbath thirunattil)"||Pulamaipithan||Seerkazhi Govindarajan, T. M. Soundararajan & S. Janaki||06:21|
|2.||"Inbame Undhan Per"||Pulamaipithan||T. M. Soundararajan & P. Susheela||04:56|
|3.||"Ondrum Ariyatha (Punnaigaiyl Kodi)"||Vaali||T. M. Soundararajan||04:39|
|4.||"Hello Lover Mister Right"||Randarkai (alias Randor Guy)||Usha Uthup||04:42|
|5.||"Ithazhe Ithazhe"||Vaali||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam & Ramola||04:31|
|6.||"Thotta Idam Ellam (Azhagai Vallarpom)"||Na.Kamarassan||T. M. Soundararajan, P. Susheela & Saï Baba||04:42|
Around the movie
The director A.Jaganadhan (B.A.) (26 November 1935, Tirupur - 7 October 2012, Coimbatore) started off as an assistant to T. Prakash Rao (already in MGR 's PADAGOTTI, 1964) and later worked under Pa.Neelakandhan (from 1967, with MGR 's KAAVALKAARAN) and for 12 films, most of them starring MGR.
He made his directorial debut through MANI PAYAL, in 1973.
The first ones were, (under the Sathiya Movies production) : (DHEIVA THAAI on 18 July 1964), (NAAN AANAIYTTAL on 4 February 1966), (KAAVALKAARAN on 7 September 1967), (KANNAN EN KADHALAN on 25 April 1968), (RICKSHAWKARAN on 29 May 1971) and well - heard (IDHAYAKKANI on 22 August 1975).
The film is known for political dialogues and songs.
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