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Padai Veetu Amman is a 2002 Tamil religious film directed by Pugazhmani. The film features Meena, Ramki, Devayani and Ravali in lead roles. The film, produced by Televista Digitals Limited, had musical score by S. A. Rajkumar and was released on 4 November 2002.[1] It was dubbed in Hindi as "Devi Durga Shakti".

Padai Veetu Amman
Directed byPugazhmani
Produced byTelevista Digitals Limited
Written byPugazhmani
Music byS. A. Rajkumar
CinematographyBaby Philips
Edited byR. K. Baburaj
Televista Digitals Limited
Release date
  • 4 November 2002 (2002-11-04)
Running time
145 minutes


Meena plays the dual role of Goddess Padai Veettu Amman, and the neighbouring deity Muthu Maariamman, cutting a pretty picture in all her finery. Devayani plays Chamundi, a devotee, and the film opens with her being killed brutally on the eve of her marriage by the henchmen of the local bigwig. The latter's daughter was in love with the intended bridegroom Shankar and the fond father had wanted to remove the only hurdle in the way. The bigwig, in order to get his hands on a hidden treasure, had also taken the help of an evil tantrik. The presiding deity Muthu Maariamman is helpless, bound as she was by a vow she had made to Chamundi. That she wouldn't step out of her abode till Chamundi herself asked her to. It is time for the neighbouring deity Padai Veetu Amman to come to the rescue of the distressed village.



Lyrics written by Kalidasan, Kamakodiyan, Kirithaya and Rama Narayanan.[2]

  1. Pathu Ooraiyum - K. S. Chitra
  2. Paambe Adi naaga paambe - Swarnalatha
  3. Adi muthu muthu maari-Swarnalatha
  4. Vaadi Amma vaadi Adi veppilaikari - Baby Vaishali
  5. Udukkai piranthathu -Chithra, Keerthi


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