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Director  T. R. Sundaram
Music director  Susarla Dakshinamurthi
Country  India
6/10 IMDb

Genre  Musical
Production  Modern Theatres
Language  Tamil
Sarvadhikari Dictator.jpg
Release date
  14 September 1951
Genres  Tamil cinema, Musical, World cinema
Cast  M G Ramachandran, Anjali Devi, Chittor V Nagaiah, M N Nambiar


Similar  Valayapathi (film) , Manthiri Kumari , Burma Rani

Sarvadhikari (Tamil: சர்வாதிகாரி) (English title: Dictator) is a Tamil language musical film starring M. G. Ramachandran and Anjali Devi in the lead roles and M. N. Nambiar as the villain. The film was released in 1951. It established Nambiar as a major star. It was the 25th film for MGR. It ran more than 100 days in Chennai and major cities and maximum run at Trichy - 141 days.

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Plot

An ambitious minister (Mahavarman) with designs to topple the puppet king (Pulimoottai Ramaswami) of Manipuri finds the popularity of the commander-in-chief (Ugrasenar) and his bodyguard (Pratapan) a stumbling block. He sends a young woman (Meena Devi) to seduce Pratapan, but she falls in love with him. After several twists and turns, Mahavarman is exposed and felled in an exciting duel with Pratapan. Ugrasenar is chosen as the first president while Pratapan is appointed as the new commander in chief. The kingdom of Manipuri is now a republic!

Cast

S. M. Thirupathisamy S. S. Shivasooryan

Crew

  • Producer: T. R. Sundaram
  • Production Company: Modern Theatres
  • Director: T. R. Sundaram
  • Music: S. Dakshinamurthi
  • Lyrics: Ka. Mu. Sherrif, A. Maruthakasi & K. P. Kamatchi Sundharam
  • Story: Ko. Dha. Shanmugasundaram
  • Screenplay: Ko. Dha. Shanmugasundaram
  • Dialogues: A. V. P. Asai Thambi
  • Art Direction:
  • Editing: L. Balu
  • Choreography: B. Heeralal & Sinha
  • Cinematography: M. Masthan & G. R. Nathan
  • Stunt: R. N. Nambiar
  • Dance: Kumari Kamala
  • Soundtrack

    The music composed by S. Dakshinamurthi. Lyrics were by Ka. Mu. Sheriff, A. Maruthakasi & K. P. Kamatchi Sundharam. Playback singers are Thiruchi Loganathan, T. M. Soundararajan, S. Dakshinamurthi, P. A. Periyanayaki & P. Leela.

    References

    Sarvadhikari (film) Wikipedia
    Sarvadhikari (film) IMDb


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