|Directed by||M.V. Raman|
|Produced by||M.V. Raman|
|Written by||Javar Seetharaman|
Akkineni Nageswara Rao|
R. S. Manohar
E. V. Saroja
|Music by||S. M. Subbaiah Naidu|
|Cinematography||T. Muthu Sami|
|Edited by||M. V. Raman|
|Distributed by||Raman Productions|
|6 March 1959|
Athisaya Penn (English: Wonder woman) is a 1959 Indian Tamil romantic comedy film written by Javar Seetharaman and directed by M. V. Raman. The film starred Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Vyjayanthimala in the lead while R. S. Manohar, S. A. Ashokan, E. V. Saroja, Madhuri Devi, K. Sankarapani, K. N. Kamlam, M. S. Thirowpathi, V. Seetharaman, Angamuthu and Eswar as the ensemble cast, was produced by M. V. Raman himself with his production company Raman Productions. The film's score was composed by S. M. Subbaiah Naidu, edited by M. V. Raman and was filmed by T. Muthu Sami.
The story is about A. Nageswara Rao who is good-hearted person and always helps poor people even though he is from rich Zamindar family. One day he travels to Chennai to stay with his cousin R. S. Manohar, who cheats a lot with girls. When they both go for a hunt in the jungle, Manohar meets a man who demands he marry his jilted daughter . Manohar murders the father and he frames the crime on ANR, and forced him to flee. Finally ANR and his lover Vyjayanthimala prove that Manohar is the guilty one, and he tells the truth in front of everyone. Now the police arrest Manohar and ANR marries Vyjayanthimala amid happy celebrations.
- Akkineni Nageswara Rao
- R. S. Manohar
- E. V. Saroja
- Madhuri Devi
- K. Sankarapani
- K. N. Kamlam
- S. A. Ashokan
- M. S. Thirowpathi
- V. Seetharaman
The music was composed by S. M. Subbaiah Naidu.
|1||Anipillai Tennampillai||Seergazhi Govindarajan||V. Seetharaman||03:18|
|2||Eena Meena Deeka [Female]||P. Susheela||V. Seetharaman||03:19|
|3||Eena Meena Deeka [Male]||T. M. Soundararajan||V. Seetharaman||03:09|
|4||Eppo Varuvaro||P. Susheela||V. Seetharaman||03:05|
|5||Makara Veenai||A. P. Komala||02:30|
|6||Sila Per Vazha||T. M. Soundararajan||Subbu Arumugam||03:15|
|7||Thanni Podura Pazhakam||T. M. Soundararajan||03:14|
|8||Unnai Ninaichale||P. Susheela||V. Setharaman||03:13|
|9||Unthan Jaalam||P. Susheela||V. Seetharaman|
|10||Kalangatha ullamum||P. Susheela||V. Seetharaman|
|11||Angum Ingum Engum Niraindha||T. M. Soundararajan||V. Seetharaman|
The film is a remake from 1957 Bollywood film Aasha which becomes hit at box office and ended up as 7th highest grossing film of 1957. It starred by Kishore Kumar and Vyjayanthimala who reprises her role from the original and also directed by M. V. Raman.
- Adhisaya Penn Song Book. The Madras City Printers.
- "Box Office 1957". Boxofficeindia.com. Retrieved 2011-04-30.