Until then, enjoy the tons of newly added content currently available on the website. The film stars in three roles, as a mechanic, a circus clown who is a and a police officer, along with and playing lead roles with , , , , and playing supporting roles. However, he is prevented by his mother, who then reveals that his dwarfism might have been because of the poison force-fed to her when she was pregnant with the twins. He spent a year researching his role, spending Rs 2 lakh in the process. One of the twins, Raja Kamal Hassan grows up as a mechanic with Muniyamma, while the other twin, Appu Kamal Haasan , a dwarf, grows up in the circus with his mother. Nonetheless, he kidnaps both women and threatens to kill them unless Raja surrenders to him. The other son is thought to be the killer.
He consulted electronic engineers to make possible gadgets and in desperation talked to a magician. The film tells the story of twins who were separated during childhood who grow up in different localities, with one of them Appu, being a midget working for a circus. So, to request an invite and we will add you to our notification list! Singeetham said that in the initial version of the story, there was only one Kamal Haasan playing the dwarf character. This leads Appu to learn about his father's murder and decides to avenge him. Will their family ever reunite? When he arrests four corrupt but powerful men, Dharmaraj Nagesh , Francis Anbarasu Delhi Ganesh , Nallasivam Nasser and Satyamoorthy Jaishankar , they escape justice easily and return to take revenge.
On Kamal Haasan's 60th birthday, an agency named Minimal Kollywood Posters designed posters of Kamal Haasan's films, One of the posters depicted the two minions with one of them being a dwarf reminiscent of the characters from the film. Director said that idea of Malayalam film 2005 was inspired from Apoorva Sagodharargal. They kill him and poison his wife Srividya. Appu escapes, but Raja and Janaki enter Sathyamoorthy's room, hearing the gunshot a few moments before the inspector arrives. Radha and Bhanumathi in titular roles and was produced in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi simultaneously.
Archived from on 18 December 2014. With the help of well-trained circus animals, Appu and Raja overpower the goons. Raja is released from custody as the postmortem examination has revealed real tiger wounds that could not be inflicted by Raja's costume. Dharmaraj believes that it is Raja avenging his father's death and that he is the next target, and decides to seek out Raja's mother, and is shocked to see Kaveri, whom he believed to be dead, also present there. He even went to Hollywood scouting for special effects, but opted out as there was little expertise or footage available as even Hollywood had not had much success with the dwarf. The inspector in charge of the case, suspects Raja by tracing the car number given by the lorry driver. She escapes and gives birth to twins with the help of another woman Muniyamma Manorama , but the babies are separated and each woman believes that the other is dead because of the events that took place right after the birth.
Kamal's shoes in the film were created by D. Ravikanth who debuted in 1987 did a small role as Kamal's friend, but his portion was deleted from the final product. As Raja resembles Sethupathi, Sathyamoorthy and his 3 friends gain interest in Raja. Due to changes in the script, she was replaced. Singeetham later dropped it as this idea was not feasible then he created another character for Kamal Haasan to create entertainment and drama and added revenge angle to make it commercial. The lorry driver discovers the body when he reaches his destination and calls the police. Due to its success down South, the film was dubbed into Hindi as Appu Raja in 1990 and like the original, was successful enough to become one of the cult classics.
The crux of the story follows how Appu carries out his revenge, and how Raja is mistakenly blamed for his crimes. Appu falls in love, but when he is rejected summarily, and unable to bear the pain of not being considered due to his height, he tries to commit suicide. He goes over to Janaki's house to smooth things over with the inspector following him covertly. With silent approval of his mother, Appu shoots Dharmaraj, who falls down and gets eaten by circus lions. In September 2007, expressed interest in remaking the film. The film's story was written by , while Kamal Haasan and wrote screenplay and dialogues respectively.
The film was the second script after the first one was discarded by Kamal and this itself was greatly toned down for violence, because Ilaiyaraaaja and Panchu Arunachalam did not approve of the amount of violence there initially was. The idea of brothers coming together to avenge the death of their father is the common thread running between both the old and the new film. The legs had been taken care of and the mannerism adopted by Mr. The songs remain popular even today. Will Appu succeed in avenging his father's murder? The woman, who incidentally happens to be Kaveri, realizes that Raja is the other twin and seeks out Muniyamma. Title Singer s Length 1. Appu uses one of his well trained circus puppy to lure Francis to an abandoned building, and reveals his identity to him.
Title Singer s Length 1. Stage actor Suppuni was offered a role in the film, but he declined. Francis is fishing in a lake. Appu surrenders to the police, and Raja is set free and unites with Janaki. Archived from on 5 February 2015. Appu comes to know that his father was an honest police officer who was killed by four criminals. The song was rewritten by Vaali over 5 times and Kamal Haasan was still unhappy with it, but only at his sixth attempt, he became successful in delivering what Kamal wanted.
They both realize that the murders are committed by Appu, and Raja is mistaken as Appu, who overhears this. Directed by Acharya and written by Kothamangalam Subbu, the old film was an adaptation of the novella The Corsican Brothers by Alexander Dumas. For the side angle shots, a trench was dug up just to cover up the actor's legs from the feet to knees, with special shoes attached at the knee level. Appu escapes, helps Raja evade the police, and tells him everything. One of the twins, Raja Kamal Haasan grows up as a mechanic with Muniyamma, while the other twin, Appu Kamal Haasan , a , grows up in the circus with his mother. Sethupathy Kamal Hassan is an honest and upright police officer.