Kai kodutha deivam sivaji ganesan savitri s s r k r vijaya super classic movie
Kai Koduttha Deivam (Tamil: கை கொடுத்த தெய்வம், English: God Who Offered His Hand) is a Tamil language film starring Sivaji Ganesan, S. S. Rajendran, Savithri and K. R. Vijaya in the lead roles. This film was remade in Telugu as Marapurani Katha. The film was released on 18 July 1964. The film was remade in Hindi as Pyar Ki Kahani (1971) with Amitabh Bachchan and in Malayalam as Palunkupaathram.
Relates the true meaning of friendship between two youths, Raghu (Sivaji Ganesan) and Ravi (S. S. Rajendran). Ravi leaves his hometown in Tamil Nadu and comes to Amritsar. Here, Raghu finds him in an unconscious state and takes him home. Raghu sacrifices his managerial post and gives it to Ravi. Ravi, however, does not reveal his true identity and the real reason for leaving home. As per his parents wish, Ragu sees a girl to marry. However, when Ravi sees the photograph of the girl, he asks Rghu not to marry her. A shocking truth about the girl is then revealed to Raghu.
Sivaji Ganesan as Raghu
S. S. Rajendran as Ravi
Savithri as Kokila
K. R. Vijaya as Latha
M. R. Radha as Varadan
S. V. Ranga Rao as Mahadevan
Chittor V. Nagaiah as Latha's father
Pushpalatha as Sakuntala
S. V. Sahasranamam as Mahadevan's lawyer
Pushpavalli ad Raghu's mother
Producer: M. S. Velappan
Production Company: Sri Ponni Productions
Director: K. S. Gopalakrishnan
Music: Viswanathan Ramamoorthy
Lyrics: Mahakavi Bharathiyar & Kannadasan
Story: K. S. Gopalakrishnan
Screenplay: K. S. Gopalakrishnan
Art Direction: Ganga
Editing: R. Devarajan
Choreography: B. Jayaraman
Cinematography: M. Karnan
The soundtrack is composed by Viswanathan Ramamoorthy while the lyrics were written by Mahakavi Bharathiyar & Kannadasan. The songs "Aayirathil Oruthi" and "Sidhunadhi" were well received. Telugu portions of song "Sindhunadhi" was performed by Telugu composer J. V. Raghavulu. Noted composer James Vasanthan said that he won first prize in his childhood by rendering this song in a competition and that acknowledgement gave him enough confidence to take music seriously. Dhananjayan wrote that the film is "known for superhit songs which helped tremendously in enhancing film's appeal".
Ayiratthil oruthiyammA nI by T. M. Soundararajan
Sindhu nadhiyin misai by T. M. Soundararajan, L. R. Easwari & J. V. Raghavulu
Mangala melam pongi mulanga by P.Susheela.
Kulungga kulungga sirikkum sirippil by P. Susheela and L. R. Eswari.
The film won National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil - President's Silver Medal in 1965.
The film was one of the 100 days film of Sivaji Ganesan in all over Tamilnadu. As MGR Deivathai was flop and did not do well at Box office