Athisaya Penn

Athisaya Penn
Directed by M.V. Raman
Produced by M.V. Raman
Written by Javar Seetharaman
Starring Akkineni Nageswara Rao
R. S. Manohar
E. V. Saroja
Music by S. M. Subbaiah Naidu
Cinematography T. Muthu Sami
Edited by M. V. Raman
Raman Productions
Distributed by Raman Productions
Release dates
6 March 1959
Country India
Language Tamil

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.



The music was composed by S. M. Subbaiah Naidu.[1]

No. Song Singers Lyricist Length (m:ss)
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[2] 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.


  1. Adhisaya Penn Song Book. The Madras City Printers.
  2. "Box Office 1957". Retrieved 2011-04-30.

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