S. P. Muthuraman
| 7/10 |
| 14 January 1983|
Panchu Arunachalam (screenplay), Panchu Arunachalam (story), Suraj Narain Sinha (dialogue)
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Paayum Puli ("Pouncing Tiger") is a 1983 Tamil action film directed by S. P. Muthuraman and starring Rajinikanth and Radha. It was a blockbuster and completed a 133-day run at the box office. The movie was dubbed in Telegu as Debbaku Debba and Hindi as Fauladi Mukka .
When a smuggler kills his sister, a naive, immature man (Rajinikanth) vows to deliver justice for her death and joins a martial arts school. He trains hard there to become a master fighter, honing his fighting skills. Taking on a new identity, Paayum Puli (Pouncing Tiger), he sets off for revenge, but the affection of a beautiful woman (Radha) soon puts a hitch in his plans. the fight sounds are much different composed by stunt coordinator judo .rathnam.Rajinikanth as ShankarRadha as RevathyJaishankarK. BalajiR.N.SudarasanV. K. RamasamyManoramaThyagarajanY G PSilk SmithaJanagarajMahendranAnumanthuJustinSathyarajIndira
Bruce Lee was immensely popular throughout the world and his films were huge hits. Cashing on the huge success of 36th Chamber Of Shaolin, S. P. Muthuraman and Panju Arunachalam designed the story of a helpless person who takes training in a martial arts school to avenge the death of his sister. Rajini worked hard on action scenes. Fight master Judo. K. K. Rathnam was appreciated for his innovative action scenes. Paayum Puli was a hat-trick success for Rajini-AVM-SPM combo.
The music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja and lyrics were written by Vaali. The song "Aadi Maasam" was well received and it was late remixed by Srikanth Deva in the film Thottupaar (2010).
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