|Directed by A. Jagannathan|
Music by S. A. Rajkumar
|Written by Amutha Durairaj|
|Produced by Amutha Durairaj
Y. Hema Ashok Reddy
Starring Sithara R. Sarathkumar Siva Janagaraj Vijayakumar Srividya Thalapathy Dinesh Senthil Delhi Ganesh
Archana IAS is a 1991 Tamil political drama film directed by A. Jagannathan. The film features Sithara, R. Sarathkumar and Siva in the lead roles, with Janagaraj, Vijayakumar, Srividya, Thalapathy Dinesh, Senthil and Delhi Ganesh playing supporting roles. The film had musical score by S. A. Rajkumar and was released on 5 July 1991.
Archana (Sithara) is the daughter of the vidow Bhavani (Srividya), who brought up Archana alone and wanted her daughter to become an IAS officer. Her mother didn't hesitate to martyre Archana if she disobeyed her rules. Archana was a clever college student, she won many cups during college. She was friend with the orphan Kumar (Siva) and Mala (Yamini) who was the sister of the college professor Santhosh Kumar (R. Sarathkumar). One day, Dinesh (Thalapathy Dinesh) killed Mala in front of her brother Santhosh. The police arrested Dinesh and the innocent Santhosh Kumar. The following day, Dinesh was released by the police using his father's power.
Archana becomes an IAS Officer and Siva becomes a police officer. Her mother Bhavani finally reveals the reason behind her wish to see Archana as an IAS officer. Bhavani was cheated by Anandamurthy (Vijayakumar) and he forced her to abort the baby, but she refused and ran away. Archana is now determined to punish her father Anandamurthy who is now a powerful and corrupt minister.
The film score and the soundtrack were composed by film composer S. A. Rajkumar. The soundtrack, released in 1991, features 5 tracks with lyrics written by Vaali, Muthulingam, Na. Kamarasan and S. A. Rajkumar.