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Name: Periyar
Censor Type: U
Running Time: Not Known
Genre: Biography
Release Date: May 4, 2007
Director: Gnana Rajasekaran
Stars: KushbooSathiyarajChandrasekhar
Music Director: Vidyasagar
Producer: Liberty Creations Limited

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Credited cast:
Sathiyaraj Sathiyaraj ...
Periyar E. V. Ramasamy
Jyothirmayi Jyothirmayi ...
Kushboo Kushboo ...
Swarnamalya Swarnamalya ...
Nizhalgal Ravi Nizhalgal Ravi ...
Mohan Raman Mohan Raman ...
B. R. Ambedkar
Chandrasekhar Chandrasekhar ...
Periyar's friend Ramanathan


Periyar is a 2007 Tamil biographical film, made about the life of the social reformer and rationalist Periyar E. V. Ramasamy with Sathyaraj who himself is a rationalist in the lead role.

The film details the life of Periyar right from a childhood to his marriage to Nagammal to his pilgrimage to Kashi which changed his life where he understands the cruelty of the Hindu Caste System that only Brahmins are welcomed and he was refused meals at choultries which exclusively fed Brahmins forbidding other Hindu castes. 

Having starved severely, Periyar found no other better way than to enter a choultry disguises himself with the appearance of a Brahmin wearing a thread on his bare chest but it is found out and is disgusted with life in Kashi.

Periyar returns and joins his father\'s business and later becomes the Chairman of the Erode Municipality. Later, which he resigns from this post and joins the freedom struggle. He becomes the President of Congress party of Madras Presidency. 

Later he quits the Congress party and joins the Justice Party. He goes on to format the DK. His role in the Anti-Hindi agitation and Vaikom struggle. His second marriage and the formation of the DMK. It covers his entire life till death.   




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