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- 2 hr 22 min
Dharmathin Thalaivan (1988) is an Indian Tamil language movie, which was directed by S. P. Muthuraman, and produced by C. Dhandayuthapani. The movie starred Prabhu, Kushboo, and Nassar in the lead roles. The film was released on 24 June 1988. The story revolves around Raja (played by Prabhu) and his sister, Vasantha (played by Kushboo), who are raised by their kind-hearted grandfather who is an ex-army man. Raja is this day's breadwinner, and he runs a small-scale business. One day, he comes across the villain of the story, Ganga (played by Nassar), who has just killed a businessman. Raja decides to catch Ganga and hand him over to the police. However, Ganga is a very dangerous person, and he has many other wrongdoings to hide. He decides to eliminate Raja, to keep him as a witness to his crimes. But, Vasantha comes to Raja's rescue, and she saves him from Ganga's clutches.
After this incident, Raja and Vasantha's grandfather, who also happens to be Ganga's enemy, gets killed by Ganga. The rest of the story revolves around how Raja and Vasantha take revenge on Ganga and save their family.
The movie highlights family values, and the importance of standing up against injustice. It also tackles corruption and power abuse, and how it affects society as a whole. The movie had a great sense of humor, and the chemistry between the lead actors was outstanding. The supporting cast also gave excellent performances, which added to the overall quality of the film.
The soundtrack of the movie was composed by Ilaiyaraaja, and it featured some beautiful songs that are still popular today. One of the most famous songs from the movie is "Rasathi Unna Kanatha Nenju," which has beautiful lyrics and a soulful tune.
The movie also had some amazing action sequences, which were choreographed by Stunt Shiva. The climax of the movie is a scene where Raja faces off against Ganga in a high-speed chase, which ends in a spectacular fight sequence.
Overall, Dharmathin Thalaivan is an entertaining movie that has everything - humor, action, drama, romance, and great music. The lead actors' performances, along with the supporting cast, made this movie a commercial and critical success. The movie was also remade in Telugu as Rowdy Annayya (1993) and in Kannada as Veerappanayya (1997).
Dharmathin Thalaivan is a 1988 kids & family movie with a runtime of 2 hours and 22 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.1.