My Dear Marthaandan (1990)

 ●  Tamil ● 2 hrs 20 mins

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This is a comedic entertainer, which also has a positive social message. The story follows Marthandan, a wealthy young man who lives with his parents in a palace. Having led a sheltered and insulated life in a rural setting all along, he decides to try his luck and sets out to Chennai to find a girl. There he meets "Idea Mani" (Goundamani), who is very cunning and tries to make money from the innocent Marthandan in comical ways. Marthandan finally meets a girl (Kushboo) in a bakery and befriends her. The rest of the story is about how he tries to win her over and how he understands the value of money.

Cast: Khushboo Sundar, Prabhu Ganesan

Crew: Prathap K Pothan (Director), Ashok Kumar (Director of Photography), Ilaiyaraaja (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Comedy

Release Dates: 24 Aug 1990 (India)

Tamil Name: மை டியர் மார்த்தாண்டன்

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Did you know? This movie was a remake of the Hollywood movie "Coming to America" (1988), starring Eddie Murphy. Read More
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Actress
as Marthaandan
Special Appearance
as Idea Mani
Supporting Actress
Supporting Actor
Supporting Actor
Supporting Actor

Direction

Director
Assistant Director

Production

Production Company

Distribution

Distributor

Writers

Story Writer
Screenplay Writer

Camera and Electrical

Director of Photography

Editorial

Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
Tamil
Colour Info:
Color
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
No
01 
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Piraisoodan
Playback Singer: Mano
02 
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Gangai Amaran
Playback Singer: Ilaiyaraaja
03 
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Vaali
Playback Singer: S Janaki, SP Balasubramaniam
04 
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Gangai Amaran
Playback Singer: SP Sailaja
05 
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Gangai Amaran
Playback Singer: Ilaiyaraaja
06 
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Gangai Amaran
Playback Singer: BS Sasirekha
07 
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Vaali
Playback Singer: SP Balasubramaniam
08 
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Vaali
Playback Singer: KS Chithra, Mano
09 
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Gangai Amaran
Trivia:
This movie was a remake of the Hollywood movie "Coming to America" (1988), starring Eddie Murphy.

A megastar of Tamil cinema, Kamal Haasan made a guest appearance in this movie.