MGR and Jayalalithaa starrer Adimaippenn is getting a digital makeover and will be out this year in theatres as part of MGR centenary fete.
The movie released in 1969, was produced by MGR himself and directed by K Shankar. Music was by K V Mahadevan and cinematography by V Ramamoorthy.
Adimaipenn featured both MGR and Jayalalithaa in dual roles. S A Ashokan, Pandari Bai, Rajasree, R S Manohar, J P Chandrababu and Cho Ramaswamy were also in the cast.
The movie holds the rare distinction of witnessing non-stop houseful 400 shows across the State. Veteran playback singer S P Balasubramaniyam made his debut with the movie.
He sang 'Thayillamal Naanillai' that became an instant hit. And Jayalalithaa sang 'Amma Endral Anbu' song.
The digital version is bankrolled by The Rishi Movies' Sai Nagarajan. He says, 'I am happy to be part of a classic movie of MGR.
It will be re-released in a big way music to the delight of his fans'.