Home >> Movies >> Athisaya Piravi

Athisaya Piravi Movie Details

Athisaya Piravi
Name: Athisaya Piravi
Censor Type: U
Running Time: 140 min
Genre: Action
Release Date: June 15, 1990
Director: S. P. Muthuraman
Stars: RajinikanthNageshKanaka
Music Director: Ilaiyaraja
Producer: A. Poornachandra Rao

Reviews: 0 user
Check In

Athisaya Piravi Stills

Other Athisaya Piravi Stills

Recently Released Tamil Movies

Kadamban 05-May-2017
Sangili Bungili Kadhava Thorae 05-May-2017
Garjanai 05-May-2017
Aneethi Kathaigal 05-May-2017
Sathriyan 05-May-2017

Upcoming Tamil Movies

Kanavu Variyam 01-Jun-2017
Hara Hara Mahadevaki 01-Jun-2017
Sambhavami 23-Jun-2017
Vanamagan 07-Jul-2017
Peranbu 07-Jul-2017

Popular TV Shows

Sun TV
Vijay TV
Parichay - Nayee Zindagi Kay Sapno Ka


Credited cast:
Rajinikanth Rajinikanth ...
Kaalaiyan and Balu
Kanaka Kanaka ...
Nagesh Nagesh ...
Jai Ganesh Jai Ganesh ...
Betha Sudhakar Betha Sudhakar ...
Chinni Jayanth Chinni Jayanth ...
Cho Ramaswamy Cho Ramaswamy ...
Vichitra Gupta
Vinu Chakravarthy Vinu Chakravarthy ...
Yamadharma Raja
V. K. Ramasamy V. K. Ramasamy ...
Chitra Gupta
Madhavi Madhavi ...


Athisaya Piravi is a 1990 Indian Tamil fantasy-comedy film starring Rajinikanth, Kanaka, Nagesh and Sheeba Akashdeep. This film was a remake of Telugu film Yamudiki Mogudu starring Chiranjeevi in the lead. The film's music composed by Ilaiyaraaja.

Kaalaiyan (Rajinikanth) lives a poor lifestyle with his widowed mother. He falls in love with a girl called Sumathi (Sheeba Akashdeep), but because of his poor background Suman's wealthy father, Murukesh (Nagesh), is not ready to accept him. Kaalaiyan also gets into hot water with Mukesh as he opposes his men who were planning to demolish some huts. Murukesh and his partner (Jaiganesh) devise a plan to kill Kalaiyan by tricking him into believing that he was going to marry him to Suman. The plan works and they eventually succeed in killing him.

Kalaiyan's spirit goes to the underworld and meets the Lord of Death himself, Yamadharma Raja (Vinu Chakravarthy). Kalaiyan explains Yama the whole ordeal and that his death was a mistake, so Yama transports him back to an identical body of a mild-mannered villager, Balwant Balu, whose life is threatened by his paternal uncle and aunt, who are trying to kill him.

Reborn as Balu, he soon adapts to his new life, along with his new widowed mother and a sweetheart, Gauri (Kanaka). He also sets out to teach his uncle, Kashiram, aunt and cousin (Chinni Jayanth) a lesson for their ill treatment to him and his (new) mother.

Life goes on and he has no memories of his old life until one day Murukesh, who was an old friend of Kashiram, comes to visit them. Seeing him, Balu remembers his previous life and immediately goes to his previous place, where he finds Mukesh's goons attacking the area. Upon seeing him alive, they all are astounded and flee from the place. He then explains to his biological mother and Suman the whole story of how he was killed and reincarnated.

Meanwhile, Gauri comes searching for Balu to Chennai and hilarity ensues as Balu/Kalaiyan struggles to manage both lovers. Balu, with help of Vichitra Gupta (Cho Ramaswamy), plans his revenge on Murukesh and his partner, by outdoing him in wealth, and humiliate them. But when Balu's relatives also arrive to Chennai, the whole confusion is revealed and Murukesh captures both the families of Kalaiyan and Balu, and tries to kill him. But Balu/Kaalaiyan thwarts his plans and ultimately succeed in his revenge.   




Official Site:





Release Date:


Box Office


Rs.  (estimated)

Company Credits

Production Co:

A. Poornachandra Rao

Technical Specs


Athisaya Piravi Movie News

People who liked this also liked...

User Reviews

About Tamil Star, Tamil movies, Tamil Actors, Tamil Actresses, Tamil Cinema & Kollywood
© Copyright Tamil Star Inc, 1999-2017. All rights reserved. Entertainment and Information Portal, TamilStar.com  Privacy Policy | Terms & Conditions