Puthiya Pathai

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  • NR
  • 1989
  • 1 hr 55 min
  • 7.0  (88)

Puthiya Pathai is a 1989 Tamil-language film directed by P. Vasu and produced by Santhi Narayanasamy. The film stars Parthiban Radhakrishnan, Seetha, and Nassar in lead roles. Puthiya Pathai is a story about a young man's struggles against corruption and injustice in the face of powerful political forces. The film begins with a young man named Vijay (Parthiban) who works as an accountant in a small company. He lives with his mother (Kamala Kamesh) and sister (Lakshmi Priya) and is a responsible son and brother. However, his life changes when he witnesses the murder of a journalist who was investigating a corrupt politician named Ramaswamy (Nassar).

Vijay decides to take matters into his own hands and expose the politician's corrupt activities. He starts investigating the case and gathers evidence against Ramaswamy. However, he soon realizes that Ramaswamy is a powerful man who has connections with the police and other influential people in the city. Vijay faces several challenges and obstacles in his quest for justice, including threats to his life and the safety of his family.

With the help of a brave and honest police officer named Shankar (Janakaraj), Vijay continues his fight against corruption. Shankar admires Vijay's courage and determination and joins him in his fight against Ramaswamy. Together, they gather more evidence against the politician and bring him to justice.

Throughout the film, Vijay also struggles with his personal life. He falls in love with a young woman named Rekha (Seetha), who works as a nurse in a hospital. However, their love story faces several challenges due to Vijay's focus on his mission to expose corruption. Rekha supports Vijay in his quest for justice but is worried about his safety.

The film's climax is a thrilling sequence where Vijay and Shankar confront Ramaswamy in a court of law. The courtroom scene is well-choreographed, and the actors deliver powerful performances. The film ends on a positive note, with justice being served, and Vijay and Rekha's love story getting a happy ending.

Puthiya Pathai is a well-made film that addresses a prevalent issue in Indian society - corruption. The film's message is relevant even today, and the story's themes of courage, determination, and justice are still inspiring. The film's lead actors, Parthiban, Seetha, and Nassar, deliver impressive performances, and the supporting cast also adds value to the film.

The film's music, composed by Ilaiyaraaja, is a highlight of the film. The songs are melodious and still popular among Tamil music lovers. The film's cinematography and editing are also noteworthy, with well-executed action sequences and a tight narrative structure.

Overall, Puthiya Pathai is a classic Tamil film that combines social commentary, action, drama, and romance, all in one package. The film's strong message and powerful performances make it a must-watch for anyone interested in Tamil cinema.

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    1 hr 55 min
  • IMDB Rating
    7.0  (88)