Director: B. Nagi Reddy; Writer: Chakrapani, S. Ayyapillai; Cinematographer: Marcus Bartley; Cast: M.R. Radha, S.V. Subbaiah, A.V.M. Rajan, Jaishankar, K.A. Thangavelu, Nagesh, Chittor V. Nagaiah, O.A.K. Thevar, Nirmala (aka Vijayanirmala), Vasantha, Manorama, Madhavi
Tamil remake of the Vijaya unit’s own Telugu film Shavukaru (1950)
, modernising the tale of two warring groups in an Andhra village, with e.g. more urban references. M.R. Radha played G. Subbarao’s role of the moneylender. Remembered mainly for the star entry of Nirmala, who changed her name to Vijayanirmala with this film in tribute to the studio.