| 6.8/10 |
| October 17, 1990 (1990-10-17)|
Ilayaraja composed the music for Sathriyan and Deiva Vaakku
An honest cops wife is murdered because of his role in the conviction of a local goon, which forces him to quit the police force.
Kshatriyan is a 1990 Indian Tamil crime-drama film written and produced by Mani Ratnam, and directed by K. Subash, assistant of Mani Ratnam. The film stars Vijayakanth, Bhanupriya and Revathi in the lead roles. The film has Vijayakanth playing the role of an honest cop and Thilakan as a corrupt politician in the main villain role. This film is one of the super hit film of early 90s and has attained a cult status
The film features a highly acclaimed background score composed by Ilaiyaraaja.
Vijayakanth as Panneer Selvam (Sathriyan)BhanupriyaVijayakumarRevathiThilakan as Arumai NayagamV. K. RamasamySathriyan Wikipedia
Panneer Selvam (Vijayakanth), an honest cop, gathers enough evidence against a local goon Arumai Nayagam a.k.a. Annachi (Thilakan). Annachi is sent to prison. Annachi avenges his arrest by killing Panneer Selvams wife (Revathi). Since then, ACP Panneer Selvam quits the Police force and takes care of his children renting an apartment owned by V.K Ramaswamy. Bhanupriya (VK Ramaswamys grand daughter) gets introduced to Panner Selvams children and starts mingling with them eventually falling in love with Panneer Selvam. Meanwhile, Arumai Nayagam is released from the prison and realizes that he doesnt carry the same respect as he used to before going to jail. His anger against Panneer Selvam doesnt cease. Arumai Nayagam challenges Panneer Selvam to join the police again and try to fight him again. Panneer Selvam initially rejects the offer. Arumai Nayagam tries to provoke Panneer Selvam by attacking his home and son. Out of frustration over sons attack, Panneer Selvam joins the Police again and fights Arumai Nayagam again. ACP Panner Selvams fight against Arumai Nayagam forms the rest of the plot.Maalayil Yaro (2)
Pootukkal Pottalum (Yaaru Pottadhu)
Ilayaraja composed the music for Sathriyan and Deiva Vaakku. Ilayaraja composed the music for Sathriyan and Honest Raj. Ilayaraja composed the music for Sathriyan and Periya Marudhu. Ilayaraja composed the music for Sathriyan and Sakthivel. Ilayaraja composed the music for Sathriyan and Ponmana Selvan.
The music was scored by Ilaiyaraaja and lyrics written by Vaali.
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