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Cinema Paithiyam is a 1975 Tamil language
Tamil language
drama film directed by Muktha Srinivasan. The film features Jayachitra and Kamal Haasan
Kamal Haasan
in lead roles. The film, produced by A. L. Srinivasan under his A. L. S. Productions.[1] It is a remake of the Hindi hit film Hrishikesh Mukherjee's Guddi (1971), which made Jaya Bhaduri a star. Actress Jayachitra later claimed in an interview that this film ran for 100 days at Devi-Sridevi Complex in Chennai, and that "this was the first Tamil black-and-white film that ran for so long in that theater complex."[2]

Contents

1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Soundtrack 4 References 5 External links

Plot[edit] Adhering to its title 'Cinema Paithiyam', the movie depicts and traces the life and transformation of Jaya (Jayachitra) from the reel world to the real world. So obsessed is she with movies and the movie world, that she worships the popular film hero Jai Shankar, believing all that he portrays on screen, to be his real self. He becomes the ideal man of her dreams, and she even tattoos his name in her arm. Hell breaks loose when she refuses to marry the boy Natarajan (Kamalhaasan) arranged by her brother and her sister-in-law. At his juncture, steps in her Uncle, who takes it upon himself to show her the true world, by taking her on a trip around the real life of a star. Cast[edit]

Jaishankar Jayachitra Kamal Haasan Sowkar Janaki Major Sundarrajan Cho Ramaswamy V. K. Ramasamy S. Varalakshmi Sachu Senthamarai Neelu

Cameo Appearance

Sivaji Ganesan Jayalalitha K. Balaji Manorama A. Sakunthala A. Bhimsingh P. Madhavan C. V. Rajendran

Soundtrack[edit] The music composed by Shankar Ganesh.[3]

No. Song Singers Lyrics

1 En Ullam Azhagana Vani Jairam Kannadasan

2 Naan Ariyatha T. M. Soundararajan

3 I Will Sell My Beauty L. R. Eswari

References[edit]

^ "Cinema Paithiyam". cinemapluz. Retrieved 2014-07-30.  ^ Feature Articles : Retrospect : Kalpana (1977) Archived 12 March 2008 at the Wayback Machine. ^ " Cinema Paithiyam Songs". inbaminge. Retrieved 2014-07-30. 

External links[edit]

Cinema Paithiyam on IMDb

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Muktha Srinivasan

As director

Mudhalali
Mudhalali
(1958) Panchaali
Panchaali
(1959) Naalu Veli Nilam (1959) Thamarai Kulam
Thamarai Kulam
(1959) Odi Vilaiyaadu Paapa
Odi Vilaiyaadu Paapa
(1959) Panithirai
Panithirai
(1961) Idhayathil Nee
Idhayathil Nee
(1963) Poojaikku Vandha Malar
Poojaikku Vandha Malar
(1965) Maganey Kel
Maganey Kel
(1965) Thenmazhai
Thenmazhai
(1966) Ninaivil Nindraval (1967) Bommalattam (1968) Aayiram Poi
Aayiram Poi
(1969) Nirai Kudam
Nirai Kudam
(1969) Arunodhayam
Arunodhayam
(1971) Thavapudhalavan
Thavapudhalavan
(1972) Suryagandhi
Suryagandhi
(1973) Anbai Thedi
Anbai Thedi
(1974) Cinema Paithiyam (1975) Andharangam (1975) Perum Pugazhum (1976) Balaparitchai (1977) Andaman Kadhali (1978) Imayam
Imayam
(1979) Sri Ramarajyam (1979) Avan Aval Adhu
Avan Aval Adhu
(1980) Polladhavan (1980) Keezh Vaanam Sivakkum
Keezh Vaanam Sivakkum
(1981) Simla Special (1982) Paritchaikku Neramaachu
Paritchaikku Neramaachu
(1982) Sivappu Sooriyan (1983) Thambathigal (1984) Iru Medhaigal (1984) Oru Malarin Payanam (1985) Katha Nayagan (1988) Vaai Kozhuppu (1989) Brahmachari (1992)

Produced only

Kodai Mazhai (1986) Nayakan
Nayakan
(1987) Chinna Chinna Aasaigal
Chinna Chinna Aasaigal
(1989) Ethir Kaatru
Ethir Kaatru
(1990) Raja Pandi (1994) Kangalin Vaarthaigal (1998) Pathayeram Kodi
Pathayeram Kodi
(2013) Sivappu (2015)

Screenplays only

Kodai Mazhai (1986) Chinna Chinna Aasaigal
Chinna Chinna Aasaigal
(1989) Ethir Kaatru
Ethir Kaatru
(1990)

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