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Thazhampoo (transl. The Pandanus flower) is a 1965 Tamil language film, starring M. G. Ramachandran in the lead role, with K. R. Vijaya.

Theatrical release poster
Directed byN. S. Ramadass
Screenplay byG. Balasubramaniam
Story byK. P. Kottarakkara
StarringM. G. Ramachandran
K. R. Vijaya
M. R. Radha
M. N. Nambiar
S. A. Ashokan
Music byK. V. Mahadevan
CinematographyW. R. Subba Rao
Edited byG. Radhakrishnan
Sri Balamurugan Films
Release date
23 October 1965
Running time
143 minutes



When Kandaswamy, an accountant, goes to his employer to ask for money, he is framed for murder and imprisoned. His brother, Durai, convinced that Kandaswamy is innocent, strives to uncover the plot.



The music was composed by K. V. Mahadevan.[1]

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 "Aerikkarai Oaraththilae" T. M. Soundararajan, P. Susheela Kannadasan 03:37
2 "Engae Poividum Kaalam" T. M. Soundararajan Vaali 03:25
3 "Pangkuni Maadhaththil" P. Susheela 01:38
4 "Thaazham Poovin" T. M. Soundararajan, P. Susheela Thyagarajan 05:46
5 "Thoo Vaanam Idhu" T. M. Soundararajan, P. Susheela Vaali 03:27
6 "Vatta Vatta Paaththi" L. R. Eswari Alangudi Somu 04:13

Release and receptionEdit

Thazhampoo was released on 23 October 1965, Diwali day.[2] Writing in Sport and Pastime, T. M. Ramachandran called it "a mass entertainer with all conventional cliches".[3]


  1. ^ "Thazhampoo (1965)". Archived from the original on 18 July 2014. Retrieved 13 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Table: Chronological List of MGR's Movies released between 1960 and 1967" (PDF). Ilankai Tamil Sangam. April 2015. Retrieved 7 August 2019.
  3. ^ Ramachandran, T. M. (4 December 1965). "Thazhambu". Sport and Pastime. Vol. 19. p. 51.

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