GenreDrama Music directorK. V. Mahadevan CountryIndia
Release date1970 GenresTamil cinema, Drama, World cinema CastSivaji Ganesan, Padmini, Bhanumathi, Nagesh, K. A. Thangavelu, Sreekanth Similar moviesNelly and Monsieur Arnaud, Umberto D., Iris, Conversation Piece, Cloud 9, Tempest
Vietnam Veedu(English: Vietnam House) is a 1970 Tamil language drama film directed by P. Madhavan. The film features Sivaji Ganesan and Padmini in lead roles. The film, produced by Sivaji Productions, had musical score by K. V. Mahadevan. The movie was based on highly acclaim stage play of Vietnam Veedu by Vietnam Veedu Sundaram, who was also writer of the film. The film was super hit at box-office and received cult status. The film was remade in Telugu as Vintha Samsaram.
Vietnam Veedu was based on the stage play of same name written by Sundaram, who earned the title of the film as the prefix to its name. According to Venkatesh Chakravarthy, Regional Director and HOD-Direction at the LV Prasad Film & TV Academy, Chennai, the plot is based on "Aruthur Miller's Death of a salesman and Vietnam is a metaphor".
The music composed by K. V. Mahadevan. The songs "Palakattu" and "Un Kannil" were well received. The song "Palakkattu Pakkathile" was remixed in Yaaradi Nee Mohini (2008).