Maragatham (1959)

 ●  Tamil ● Running Time: TBA

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To escape a false charge of fratricide, Maranamarthanda Zamindar (Balachander) leaves his wife Karpagavalli (Sandhya) and moves to Sri Lanka with his daughter Maragatham (Padmini), assuming the names Anandar and Alamu. When his brother-in-law Varendran (Sivaji) arrives in Sri Lanka on holiday and meets them, he falls for Alamu not knowing that she is his niece. Eventually, the fugitives return to Tamil Nadu and their names are cleared with the help of Varendaran and Butler Gundan (Chandrababu).

Cast: Padmini Ramachandran, Sivaji Ganesan

Crew: SM Sriramulu Naidu (Director), Sailen Bose (Director of Photography), SM Subbaiah Naidu (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Drama

Release Dates: 21 Aug 1959 (India)

Tamil Name: மரகதம்

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Did you know? The film is based on the novel Karunkuyil Kunrathu Kolai by D. S. Duraisami. Read More
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as Maragatham / Alamu
as Varendran
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as Gundan
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as Maranamarthanda Zamindar / Anandar
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Film Type:
Feature
Language:
Tamil
Colour Info:
Black & White
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35:1
Stereoscopy:
No
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Trivia:
The film is based on the novel Karunkuyil Kunrathu Kolai by D. S. Duraisami.