Orey Vazhi

Orey Vazhi

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ஒரே வழி
Directed by K. Shankar
Produced by Vasu Menon
Screenplay by Javar Seetharaman
Story by Javar Seetharaman
Starring Prem Nazir
M. N. Rajam
T. S. Balaiah
Sriranjani, Jr.
S. V. Suppaiah
Tambaram Lalitha
and others
Music by R. Govardhanam
Cinematography Thambu (C. V. Ramakrishnan)
Edited by K. Shankar, Narayanan
Vasu Films
Release dates
  • February 17, 1959 (1959-02-17) (India)
Running time
16,398 ft
Country India
Language Tamil

Orey Vazhi (English: The Only Way) is a Tamil language film released in 1959 with Prem Nazir and M. N. Rajam in the lead roles.[1]


A man sells his family property and educates his brother, Mohan.

Mohan passes out as a brilliant lawyer. He gets married to a Judge's daughter. After the marriage, some problems comes up within the family when arrangements are being made for the marriage of a woman who is related to them. The prospective bridegroom's family demands a higher dowry from the bride.

More problems crop up within the family.

How the problems are solved and the family lives in peace once again forms the rest of the story.


Prem Nazir
M. N. Rajam
S. V. Subbaiah
Sriranjani, Jr.
Tambaram N. Lalitha
‘Valayapathi’ G. Muthukrishnan
S. Ramarao
K.R. Chellam
K.M. Nambirajan
C.P. Kittaan
V.T. Kalyanam
C.S. Desikan
S.K. Ramaraj
(Guest Artistes)
T. S. Balaiah
S. V. Sahasranamam
Dance Drama
Sai - Subbulakshmi sisters[1]


Producer: Vasu Menon
Director: K. Shankar
Story & Dialogues: Javar Seetharaman
Cinematography: Thambu (C. V. Ramakrishnan)
Editing: K. Shankar, Narayanan
Photography: Sarathi
Choreography: K. N. Dandayudhapani Pillai, Thangappan
Art: A. Balu
Studio: Gemini[1]


The film marked the debut of N. Vasudeva "Vasu" Menon, as a film producer. He earlier worked in the production department of AVM Productions. He later established his own studio, Vasu Studios, under which the film was produced, with K. Shankar directing. However, shooting took place at Gemini Studios.[1]


Music was composed by R. Govardanam and the lyrics were penned by Kannadasan. Lyrics for the dance drama was written by Thanjai N. Ramaiah Doss. The playback singers are: C. S. Jayaraman, T. M. Soundararajan, A. M. Rajah, A. L. Raghavan, M. L. Vasanthakumari, P. Leela, T. S. Bhagavathi, P. Susheela, and S. C. Krishnan.[1]

Song Singer Duration
Anbum AraMum P. Susheela 03:31
Theeyinal Sutta Pun C. S. Jayaraman 03:13
Piranthu Vandhadhum Orey vazhi S. C. Krishnan


  1. 1 2 3 4 5 "Orey Vazhi 1959". The Hindu. 23 August 2014. Retrieved 27 September 2016.

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