|Directed by||R. Sundaram|
|Produced by||Modern Theatres|
R. S. Manohar
|Distributed by||Modern Theatres|
Vallavan Oruvan is a 1966 black-and-white Tamil Suspense film was directed by R. Sundaram and produced by Modern Theatres. The film script were written by A. L. Narayanan. Music by Vedha assets to the movie. starring Jaishankar R. S. Manohar and Thengai Srinivasan played lead role and L. Vijayalakshmi Sheela Vijayalalitha and Pushpamala played key role.
On an investigation regarding arson crimes, a C.I.D officer is shot dead. C.I.D Shankar(Jaishankar) is brought into investigation on the death of his colleague. He quickly unravels the mystery behind his colleague's death and the mastermind behind the incendiarism crimes. Will C.I.D Shankar be able to wipe out these terrorists.
This film is loosely based on its entirety on 1964 classic French movie Banco à Bangkok pour OSS 117 and some scenes were based on 1962 Sean Connery movies From Russia with Love and Dr. No with a few romantic interludes. This film was a box office hit and earned Jaishankar a nickname Thenagathu James Bond. Due to the success of this movie, a sequel was made by the name CID Shankar in 1970.
The song palinginal oru maligai was based on Artie Shaw - Frenesi 1956 track who's link is below along with the link for the trailer.
- Jaishankar as CID Shankar
- R. S. Manohar as Dr. Sargunam
- L. Vijayalakshmi as Thara (Sargunam's Sister)
- Thengai Srinivasan as Kumar (Shankar Assistant)
- Sheela as Susi (Sargunam's finance)
- Pushpamala as Pushpamala
|Soundtrack album by Vedha|
Music composed by Vedha and lyrics written by Kannadasan. The film songs are very hit. Especially "Palingunaal Oru Maligali" (Starring Vijayalalitha) and Other Song is Ammamma Kannathil song (Starring R. S. Manohar and Sheela) The both song are sing by L. R. Eswari. Another three is Melodious duet songs are sing by T. M. Soundararajan and P. Suseela (Starring Jaishankar and L. Vijayalakshmi) the song are up to ever green hits.
|1||Ammamma Kannathil||L. R. Eswari||Kannadasan||2:52|
|2||Palingunal Oru Maligai||3:28|
|3||Thottu Thottu Padava||T. M. Soundararajan P. Suseela||3:45|
|5||Muthu Ponnu Vamma||4:05|