List of Tamil films of 1979

Post-amendment to the Tamil Nadu Entertainments Tax Act 1939 on 1 April 1958, Gross jumped to 140 per cent of Nett [1] Commercial Taxes Department disclosed 19.82 crore in entertainment tax revenue for the year[2].

The following is a list of films produced in the Tamil film industry in India in 1979, in alphabetical order.

1979Edit

Title Director Production Music Cast
Aadu Pambe Amirtham Poompuhar Productions M. S. Viswanathan Jaishankar, Sangeeta, Sumithra
Aarilirunthu Arubathu Varai S. P. Muthuraman P. A. Art Productions Ilaiyaraaja Rajinikanth, Fatafat Jayalaxmi, Jaya Guhanathan, Cho, Sangeetha
Aasaikku Vayasillai Gopu Shanmugam Cine Enterprises M. S. Viswanathan R. Muthuraman
Adhisaya Raagam Mohanraj-Suresh Film Talents Acedamy Delhi Ganesh, Jamila
Adukku Malli K. S. Gopalakrishnan Meena Art Pictures Sankar Ganesh Vijayakumar, Sujatha, Thengai Srinivasan
Agal Vilakku R. Selvaraj Sunil Pictures Ilaiyaraaja Vijayakanth, Shoba
Allaudinaum Arputha Vilakkum I. V. Sasi Supriya Creations G. Devarajan Kamal Haasan, Gemini Ganesan, Rajinikanth, Jayabharathi, Sripriya, Savitri
Alankari Gopu Durga Bagavathy Films Vijaya Bhaskar Suruli Rajan, Manorama
Anbe Sangeetha K. Narayanan Alagu Movies Ilaiyaraaja Jai Ganesh, Sumithra, Raadhika, Thengai Srinivasan
Anbin Alaigal M. Mastan Silver Screen Entertainment A. T. Ummer Master Sekhar,'Baby' Indira
Annai Oru Aalayam R. Thyagarajan Devar Films Ilaiyaraaja Rajinikanth, Sripriya, Anjali Devi
Appothe Sonnene Kettiya V. T. Arasu Shasti Films Jaya Vijaya
Azhage Unnai Aarathikkiren C. V. Sridhar Sri Bharani Chithra Enterprises Ilaiyaraaja Vijayakumar, Latha, Jai Ganesh, Nagesh
Azhiyatha Kolangal Balu Mahendra Devi Films Salil Chowdhury Shoba, Pratap K. Pothen
Chellakili K. M. Balakrishnan Vallivelan Movies M. S. Viswanathan Vijayakumar, Sumithra, Sripriya
Chithirai Sevvanam N. C. Chakraborthy Dhanasekhari Enterprises M. S. Viswanathan
Devathai P. N. Menon P. P. Creations Shyam Sivakumar, Jai Ganesh, Jayanthi, Lavanya
Dhairya Lakshmi Gopu Vijayavani Combines G. K. Venkatesh Jaishankar, Lakshmi, Sreekanth
Dharma Yuddham R. C. Sakthi Charu Chithra Films Ilaiyaraaja Rajinikanth, Sridevi, Thengai Srinivasan
Enippadigal P. Madhavan Ramya Chithra Productions K. V. Mahadevan Sivakumar, Shoba
Ennadi Meenakshi K. Narayanan Sri Dhanalakshmi Creation Sankar Ganesh Sivakumar, Sripriya
Gnana Kuzhandhai K. Kameshwara Rao Abirami Enterprises K. V. Mahadevan Gemini Ganesan, Latha, Jai Ganesh, Jayachitra, Sujatha, Vennira Aadai Nirmala, Nagesh, Thengai Srinivasan, Manorama, Tambaram Lalitha
Imayam V. Srinivasan Muktha Films M. S. Viswanathan Sivaji Ganesan, Srividya, A. Sakunthala, Thengai Srinivasan
Inikkum Ilamai M. A. Kaja Kadayanallur Cine Arts Sankar Ganesh Sudhakar, Raadhika, Vijayakanth
Jaya Nee Jayuchutte A. Jagannathan Gomathi International Ilaiyaraaja
Kadamai Nenjam Durai Uma Shankar Combines Sankar Ganesh Jaishankar, Srividya
Kadavul Amaitha Medai S. P. Muthuraman Thirisool Films Ilaiyaraaja Sivakumar, Sumithra, Major Sundarrajan
Kalyanaraman G. N. Rangarajan P. A. Art Productions Ilaiyaraaja Kamal Haasan, Sridevi, Thengai Srinivasan
Kamasasthiram Balamurugan Sri Navamani Productions M. S. Viswanathan Jaishankar, Seema
Kandhar Alangaram K. Sundaram Aaya Creations Kunnakudi Vaidyanathan Thangavelu, V.K. Ramasamy
Kanni Paruvathile B. V. Balaguru Sri Amman Creations Sankar Ganesh Rajesh, K. Bhagyaraj, Vadivukkarasi
Karai Kadantha Oruthi Mandurai Babuji S. M. M. Productions Gangai Amaran Sudhakar, Vanithasri
Kavari Maan S. P. Muthuraman Rajanna Enterprises Ilaiyaraaja Sivaji Ganesan, Vijayakumar, Sridevi, Prameela
Kizhakkum Merkum Sandhikkindrana R. Pattabhiraman Mangadu Amman Films M. S. Viswanathan Jaishankar, Twinkle Khanna, Fatafat Jayalaxmi
Kudisai Jayabharathi Jwala G. Kamesh Dandayupani, Raji[disambiguation needed]
Kuppathu Raja T. R. Ramanna Suriyalakshmi Pictures M. S. Viswanathan Vijayakumar, Rajinikanth, Manjula, Padmapriya
Kuzhandhaiyai Thedi R. Pattabhiraman Sri Balambika Productions M. S. Viswanathan Jaishankar, Anuradha
Lakshmi T. K. Mohan Nageswari Films Ilaiyaraaja Sridevi, Jai Ganesh, Master Sridhar, Jamila
Mahalakshmi R. Pattabhiraman Arumugam Arts M. S. Viswanathan Jaishankar, Sangeetha
Malligai Mohini Durai Pallavi Enterprises G. K. Venkatesh Latha, Malini Fonseka
Mambazhathu Vandu R. C. Sakthi Vijayaraja Combines Sankar Ganesh Jai Ganesh, Sathyapriya, Sarath Babu
Mangala Vaathiyam K. Shankar Saregama Films M. S. Viswanathan Kamal Haasan, Sripriya
Manthoppu Killiye M. A. Kaja Kadayanallur Cine Arts Sankar Ganesh Sudhakar, Deepa,Surulirajan,Vijayan, Gandhimathi, Shankar[disambiguation needed]
Mayandi R. Pattabhiraman Jai Geetha Combines M. S. Viswanathan Jaishankar, Jayachitra, A. Sakunthala
Mugathil Mugam Paarkalaam A. Jagannathan S. G. Movies Ilaiyaraaja Vijayakumar, Sumithra, Raadhika
Muthal Iravu A. Jagannathan Kay Cee Films Ilaiyaraaja Sivakumar, Sumithra, Sathyaraj
Naan Nandri Solven Panasai Maniyan N. P. M. Films Shyam
Naan Oru Kai Paarkiren K. Sornam Suryalaya Films Sankar Ganesh Jaishankar, Sridevi
Naan Vazhavaippen D. Yoganand Vallinayagi Films Ilaiyaraaja Sivaji Ganesan, K. R. Vijaya, Rajinikanth, Thengai Srinivasan
Nadagame Ullagam Krishnan–Panju Vijayambika Pictures V. Kumar K. R. Vijaya, Sarath Babu, Mohan Babu, Cho
Nallathoru Kudumbam K. Vijayan Sujatha Cine Arts Ilaiyaraaja Sivaji Ganesan, Vanisri, Deepa
Nangooram T. Veeratna Langal Films V. Kumar & Premasiri Khemadasa R. Muthuraman, Nanditha Bose, Vijaya Kumaranatunga
Nee Sirithal Naan Sirippen V. Rajagopal Sound & Sight Shyam Sreekanth, Sumithra, Sivachandran
Neechal Kulam T. R. Ramanna Mani Amman Creation Dharapuram Sundarrajan Suman,Lavanya
Needhikku Mun Neeya Naana Durai Sri Gomathi Sankar Films Sankar Ganesh Vijayakumar, Latha
Neelakadalin Orathile K. Shankar Fernando Productions M. S. Viswanathan
Neela Malargal Krishnan–Panju Sabari Cini Creations M. S. Viswanathan Kamal Haasan, Sridevi, K. R. Vijaya
Neeya? Durai Sri Chamundeswari Films Sankar Ganesh Kamal Haasan, Vijayakumar, Sripriya, Ravichandran, Latha, Manjula, Deepa, Jai Ganesh, Sreekanth,
Nenjukku Needhi Amirtham Sivaleela Cine Arts Sankar Ganesh Jaishankar, Sangeeta
Ninaithale Inikkum K. Balachander Premalaya Productions M. S. Viswanathan Kamalahasan, Jaya Prada, Rajinikanth, Geetha
Niram Maaratha Pookkal P. Bharathiraja Lena Productions Ilaiyaraaja Sudhakar, Raadhika, Vijayan, Rathi
Nool Veli K. Balachander Kalakendra Movies M. S. Viswanathan Sarath Babu, Saritha, Sujatha
Oorukku Oru Raja S. T. Dhandapani Sivakumar Cine Arts
Ore Vaanam Ore Bhoomi I. V. Sasi Geo Movies Productions M. S. Viswanathan Jaishankar, K. R. Vijaya, Seema
Oru Koyil Iru Dheebangal S. P. Muthuraman Lalith Priya Productions V. Dakshinamoorthy Vijay Babu, Saroja[disambiguation needed]
Oru Vidukadhai Oru Thodarkadhai M. A. Kaja Sri Devipriya Films Gangai Amaran Vijayan, Shoba, Vijay Babu, Abarna
Padhai Marinaal Durai Lalitha Arts Sankar Ganesh Vikram, Seema, Sarath Babu
Pagalil Oru Iravu I. V. Sasi Murali Movies Ilaiyaraaja Vijayakumar, Sridevi, Seema
Pancha Boodham Sathyam Yasodha Films Sankar Ganesh M. R. Radha, Sreekanth, Sangeetha
Pancha Kalyani N. Sambandam U. M. Productions Shyam Sivachandran, Vasanthi
Pappathi R. K. Shanmugham Chinnavar Creation Sankar Ganesh Jai Ganesh, Rathi
Pasi Durai Sunitha Cine Arts Sankar Ganesh Shoba, Delhi Ganesh, Vijayan
Pattakkathi Bhairavan V. B. Rajendra Prasad Jagapathi Art Pictures Ilaiyaraaja Sivaji Ganesan, Jayasudha, Sridevi
Ponnu Oorukku Pudhusu R. Selvaraj United International Ilaiyaraaja Sudhakar, Vijayan, Saritha
Poonthalir Devaraj–Mohan S. M. Creations Ilaiyaraaja Sivakumar, Sujatha, Suruli Rajan
Portar Ponnusamy Adiyar Jeppiar Pictures M. S. Viswanathan Thengai Srinivasan, Vadivukkarasi
Puthiya Vaarpugal P. Bharathiraja Manoj Creations Ilaiyaraaja K. Bhagyaraj, Rathi, Goundamani
Raja Rajeswari N. Sambandam Cinemalaya Productions Sankar Ganesh R. Muthuraman, Sujatha, Sreekanth, Abarna
Rosappu Ravikkaikari Devaraj–Mohan Vivekanandha Productions Ilaiyaraaja Sivakumar, Deepa, Sivachandran
Chakkalathi Devaraj Mohan Subburaja Combines Ilaiyaraaja Sudhakar, Shoba, Ambika
Sigappukkal Mookkuthi Valampuri Somanathan Swarnambika Films M. S. Viswanathan Kamal Haasan, Sridevi, Vijayakumar, Roja Ramani
Siri Siri Mama Karunanidi Manju Films Vijayakumar, Padmapriya
Sri Rama Jayam V. Srinivasan Karthigai Films M. S. Viswanathan Thengai Srinivasan, Sujatha, Abarna
Suprabadham K. Shankar P. V. T. Productions M. S. Viswanathan R. Muthuraman, K. R. Vijaya, Jai Ganesh, Sripriya
Suvarilladha Chiththirangal K. Bhagyaraj Bagavathy Creations Gangai Amaran Sudhakar, Sumathi, K. Bhagyaraj
Thaayillamal Naan Illai R. Thyagarajan Devar Films Sankar Ganesh Kamal Haasan, Sridevi, Jai Ganesh
Thevaigal N. S. Ravishankar Amirtha Jothi Combines Shyam Jai Ganesh, Sumithra
Thirisoolam K. Vijayan Sivaji Productions M. S. Viswanathan Sivaji Ganesan, K. R. Vijaya, Sripriya
Thisai Maariya Paravaigal S. Jagadeesan P. S. V. Pictures M. S. Viswanathan Sarath Babu, Sumalatha, Major Sundarrajan
Udhiri Pookkal J. Mahendran Dimple Creations Ilaiyaraaja Vijayan, Ashwini
Urangadha Kanavugal A. K. Velan Nyani Brothers Sankar Ganesh Delhi Ganesh, Rajani[disambiguation needed]
Vallavan Varugiran R. Sundaram Modern Theatres Rajesh Reena, Ceylon Manohar, Jayakala, Aarathi, Venniradai Moorthy
Veettukku Veedu Vasapadi P. Madhavan Arun Prasad Movies Rajan–Nagendra Vijayakumar, Suman, Shoba, Rathi
Velli Ratham Krishnan–Panju Astalakshmi Pictures M. S. Viswanathan Vijayakumar, Manjula, Jamila
Velum Mayilum Thunai Ra. Sankaran Sri Devi Priya Films Sankar Ganesh M. R. Radha, Vijayakumar, Major Sundarrajan, Sripriya, Raadhika, Cho, Manorama
Vetrikku Oruvan S. P. Muthuraman Vijayabhaskar Films Ilaiyaraaja Sivaji Ganesan, Sripriya, Mohan Babu
Yarukku Yar Kaaval Malliyam Rajagopal Neo Manijeh Cine Productions K. J. Joy Sivakumar, Sripriya, Sreekanth, Jayasri

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