Chithi

Chitthi
Directed byK. S. Gopalakrishnan
Screenplay byK. S. Gopalakrishnan
Based onDayanidhi
by Vai. Mu. Kothainayaki
StarringPadmini
Gemini Ganesan
Music byM. S. Viswanathan
CinematographyR. Sampath
Edited byR. Devarajan
Production
company
Distributed byChitra Productions
Release date
14 January 1966
170 Mins
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil
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Chitthi (Tamil: சித்தி; transl. Stepmother) is a 1966 Indian Tamil language film, directed by K. S. Gopalakrishnan. The film stars Padmini and Gemini Ganesan. It is based on the play Dayanidhi written by Vai. Mu. Kothainayaki. The film was remade in Hindi as Aurat,[1] in Malayalam as Achante Bharya, in Telugu as Pinni and in Kannada as Chikkamma.

Cast[edit]

  • Padmini as Meenakshi
  • Gemini Ganesan as Muthaiyya
  • Muthuraman as Balu
  • Nagesh as Mani
  • M. R. Radha as Periyasamy
  • Vijaya Nirmala as Saroja
  • Sundari Bai as Periyasamy's mother
  • Radha Bai
  • Rani
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Production[edit]

The film was an adaptation of stage play Dayanidhi written by Vai. Mu. Kothainayaki.[2]

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Themes[edit]

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24 hour utc to est converter. According to the book Beyond Bollywood, Chitthi subverts the wicked stepmother trope by making her a figure of suffering and sacrifice, protecting her stepchildren from her callous and irresponsible husband.[3]

Chiththi is a common word used in TN to refer to the Younger Sister of one’s Mother or wife of the Younger Brother of one’s father. Also one’s father’s second wife is too mentioned as Chiththi. But I know that there was a Tamil TV serial with the name Chiththi, which was directed and acted by MR Radhika, the retired Cine Actress. Chitthi (Tamil: சித்தி; transl. Stepmother) is a 1966 Indian Tamil language film, directed by K. Gopalakrishnan.The film stars Padmini and Gemini Ganesan.It is based on the play Dayanidhi written by Vai. The film was remade in Hindi as Aurat, in Malayalam as Achante Bharya, in Telugu as Pinni and in Kannada as Chikkamma. Directed by Nabyendu Chatterjee. With Sandhya Roy, Samit Bhanja, Ajitesh Bannerjee, Subrata Chatterjee.

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Soundtrack[edit]

Chitthi
Soundtrack album by
Released1966
Recorded1966
GenreSaregama
Length26:19
LanguageTamil
ProducerM. S. Viswanathan

Music was composed by M. S. Viswanathan and lyrics were written by Kannadasan and Udumalai Narayana Kavi.[4][5]

No.SongSingerLyricsLength(m:ss)
1'Thaneer Suduvathenna'Kannadasan4:02
2'Kalamithu Kalamithu'P. Susheela6:09
3'Ingey Deivam Pathi'A. L. Raghavan Mothi4:23
4'Sathipoma Indru'3:48
5'Santhipoma Indru' (Sad)3:06
6'Maarum Kanni Manam'P. Susheela1:42
7'Cycle Vandi Mele'Sirkazhi GovindarajanUdumalai Narayana Kavi3:49

Reception[edit]

T. M. Ramachandran of Sport and Pastime positively reviewed the film praising Gopalakrishnan's direction and also praising cast and crew members of the film.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^Malhotra, Aps (24 May 2012). 'Blast From The Past: Aurat (1967)'. The Hindu. ISSN0971-751X. Retrieved 13 February 2019.
  2. ^Muthiah, S. (31 December 2001). 'A forgotten author and patriot'. The Hindu. Archived from the original on 28 April 2002. Retrieved 3 May 2019.
  3. ^Raghavendra, M. K., ed. (2017). Beyond Bollywood: The Cinemas of South India. HarperCollins. p. 43.
  4. ^'Chithi songs'. Tamiltunes. Retrieved 26 December 2015.
  5. ^'Chithi (1966)'. Music India Online. Archived from the original on 3 May 2019. Retrieved 3 May 2019.
  6. ^Ramachandran, T. M. (19 February 1966). 'Padmini Stages Come-Back!'. Sport and Pastime. Vol. 20. p. 42.

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External links[edit]

  • Chitthi at IMDb
  • Chitthi on YouTube

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