Periya Idathu Mappillai

Periya Idathu Mappillai
Directed by Guru Dhanapal
Produced by K. Murugan
Written by Guru Dhanapal
Story by Rafi Mecartin
Music by Sirpy
Cinematography R. H. Ashok
Edited by P. Sai Suresh
Murugan Movies
Release dates
  • 22 August 1997 (1997-08-22)
Running time
150 minutes
Country India
Language Tamil

Periya Idathu Mappillai (English: Groom from a rich place) is a 1997 Tamil comedy film directed by Guru Dhanapal. The film features Jayaram, Goundamani, Manivannan, Devayani and Mantra in lead roles. The film, produced by K. Murugan, had musical score by Sirpy and was released on 22 August 1997. The film is a remake of the Malayalam film Aniyan Bava Chetan Bava.[1] [2][3][4]


Periya Thambi (Vijayakumar) and Chinna Thambi (Rajan P. Dev) are brothers and owners of a company. Gopalakrishnan (Jayaram) is from a poor family, despite being a graduate, he cannot find a job. To support his family, he becomes the driver of Periya Thambi and Chinna Thambi. Periya Thambi's daughter Lakshmi (Devayani) and Chinna Thambi's daughter Priya (Mantra) fall in love with Gopalakrishnan. What transpires later forms the crux of the story.



Periya Idathu Mappillai
Soundtrack album by Sirpy
Released 1997
Recorded 1997
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Length 16:50
Producer Sirpy

The film score and the soundtrack were composed by film composer Sirpy. The soundtrack, released in 1997, features 4 tracks with lyrics written by Kalidasan and Palani Bharathi.

Track Song Singer(s) Duration
1 'Achcha Namasthe' Mano 4:05
2 'Chik Chik' Mano, Swarnalatha 4:37
3 'Kadhalin Formula' Mano, K. S. Chithra 4:38
4 'Kanne Pasam' Hariharan 3:30


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