16 Vayathinile

16 Vayathinile English At Ageread as Pathinaaru Vayathinile is a 1977 Indian Tamil drama film written and directed by P. Bharathiraja in his directorial debut. The film features Kamal Haasan, Sridevi, and Rajinikanth in prominent roles, with Ganthimathi playing Sridevis mother. It marks the debut of Sathyajith, who plays a veterinarian and comedian Goundamani, who plays Rajinikanths friend.Vayathiniles soundtrack album and background score were composed by Ilaiyaraaja, with cinematography by P. S. Nivas. P. Kalaimani wrote the films dialogue.

Mayil Sridevi is a 16yearold schoolgirl who lives in a village with her mother, Guruvammal Ganthimathi. Guruvammal also takes care of the limping orphan Gopalakrishnan Kamal Haasan, who is called Chappani Lame by the villagers and does whatever he can to earn a living. Mayils ambition is to become a teacher, and she hopes to marry a sophisticated, educated man although Chappani is in love with her, she ignores him.An urban veterinarian, Sathyajith Sathyajith, arrives in the village to work and falls in love with Mayil. Mayil, believing that Sathyajith is the man for her, falls in love with him, to the point of refusing an opportunity to attend a teachertraining course in Madras to remain with him. Despite loving Sathyajith, she does not allow him to exploit her sexually, which disappoints him. Never intending a serious relationship with Mayil, he proceeds to his native place to get married to another woman. When Mayil begs Sathyajith not to leave her, he says he befriended her for pleasurenot marriage. ........

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