|Directed by||T. R. Sundaram|
|Written by||P. Kannan|
|Produced by||T. R. Sundaram|
|Starring||T. R. Mahalingam|
|Music by||G. Ramanathan|
|Distributed by||Modern Theatres|
|2 hrs. 24 mins. (12997 ft.)|
The story is that of a princess falling in love with a prince who hates women. Another person, a barber is also interested in the princess. He uses several tricks to get her but fails every time. How the princess succeeds in winning over the prince forms the plot of the story.
Pennenum Maaya Peyaam Poi Maadharai is the first film song penned by A. Maruthakasi.
|1||"Pennenum Maaya Peyaam Poi Maadharai"||T. R. Mahalingam||A. Maruthakasi||03:44|
|2||"Maane En Prema Raani"||T. R. Mahalingam & M. L. Vasanthakumari||03:17|
|3||"Vaaraai En Inba Vaazhve"||M. L. Vasanthakumari||02:02|
|4||"Aahaa Thanimai Tharum Invbam"||M. L. Vasanthakumari||02:47|
|5||"Manamohiniye Unnai Maravene"||T. R. Mahalingam||02:55|
|6||"Sadhaa Un Haasyamevum"||T. R. Mahalingam||02:25|
|7||"Alli Malaraayirundhen"||M. L. Vasanthakumari||A. Maruthakasi||02:45|
|8||"Varuvano Madhivadhanan"||M. L. Vasanthakumari||02:11|
|9||"Jeyame En Vaazhvile"||M. L. Vasanthakumari||01:30|
According to Randor Guy, this movie was a flop s at the box-office. This was supported in M. Karunanidhi's autobiography. Karunanidhi had written that to recover from this flop in 1949, mogul T.R. Sundaram decided to make "Manthiri Kumari" movie in a grand style and succeeded well in 1950."Mayavathi", nevertheless is "remembered for: Lalitha-Padmini’s dances, and the daring romantic scenes between the lead pair."
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