Periya Idathu Mappillai

Periya Idathu Mappillai (English: Groom from a rich place) is a 1997 Indian Tamil comedy film directed by Guru Dhanapal. The film features Jayaram, Goundamani, Manivannan, Devayani and Mantra in lead roles. The film, produced by K. Murugan, had musical score by Sirpy and was released on 22 August 1997. The film is a remake of the Malayalam film Aniyan Bava Chetan Bava.[1][2][3][4]

Periya Idathu Mappillai
Directed byGuru Dhanapal
Written byGuru Dhanapal
Story byRafi Mecartin
Produced byK. Murugan
CinematographyR. H. Ashok
Edited byP. Sai Suresh
Music bySirpy
Murugan Movies
Release date
  • 22 August 1997 (1997-08-22)
Running time
150 minutes


Periya Thambi (Vijayakumar) and Chinna Thambi (Rajan P. Dev) are brothers and owners of a company. Gopalakrishnan (Jayaram) is from a poor family, despite being a graduate, he cannot find a job. To support his family, he becomes the driver of Periya Thambi and Chinna Thambi. Periya Thambi's daughter Lakshmi (Devayani) and Chinna Thambi's daughter Priya (Mantra) fall in love with Gopalakrishnan. What transpires later forms the crux of the story.



Periya Idathu Mappillai
Soundtrack album by
GenreFeature film soundtrack
LabelLahari Music
AVM Audio

The film score and the soundtrack were composed by film composer Sirpy. The soundtrack, released in 1997, features 4 tracks with lyrics written by Kalidasan and Palani Bharathi.[5][6]

Track Song Singer(s) Lyrics Duration
1 "Achcha Namasthe" Mano Pazhani Bharathi 4:05
2 "Chik Chik" Mano, Swarnalatha 4:37
3 "Kadhalin Formula" Mano, K. S. Chithra 4:38
4 "Kanne Pasam" Hariharan Kalidasan 3:30
5 "Oh Jaana Oh Jaana" P. Unnikrishnan, Ishrath Pazhani Bharathi 4:19
6 "Saare Jahanse" Mano, K. S. Chithra, Ishrath Muhammad Iqbal 1:38
7 "Yeno Yeno" Mano Pazhani Bharathi 4:18


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