Valliyin Selvan

Valliyin Selvan

Tamil வள்ளியின் செல்வன்
Directed by Kothamangalam Subbu
Produced by United Arts
Screenplay by Kothamangalam Subbu
Story by Kothamangalam Subbu
Starring S. V. Subbaiah
M. S. Sundari Bai
S. V. Sahasranamam
Gemini Ganesan
and others.
Music by P. S. Anantharaman
Cinematography C. S. S. Mani
Edited by N. R. Krishnaswamy
Release dates
  • February 11, 1955 (1955-02-11) (India)
Running time
15426 ft
Country India
Language Tamil

Valliyin Selvan (Son of Valli) is a Tamil film released in 1955 with S. V. Subbaiah and M. S. Sundari Bai in the lead roles. The film was directed by Kothamangalam Subbu.[1]


The film was produced by United Film Arts, a subsidiary company of Gemini Studios.[1] It is a classic film focusing on children.


The story is centered around children. A rich man has no child. He is trying to marry again. His wife is worried. Their household servant gives his infant son to the lady who convinces the rich man that the baby was born to her. The lady's brother knows the truth. The servant's wife dies. After some time the lady conceives and gives birth to a son. She starts neglecting the servant's son. She also ill treats him. So the servant tries to take away his son. However, the rich man, who is not aware of the truth, thinks the servant is trying to abduct the eldest boy and beats the servant. The elder boy comes to know that he is the son of the servant and goes away to live with the servant, his real father. The younger boy becomes very ill. The doctor who examine him says he is affected by the loss of his elder brother and he can be cured only if the elder boy returns home. The lady, mistaking her husband as her brother, tells the truth. Thus, the rich man comes to know the truth. The rich man begs the servant to give his son. The servant initially objects but due to the plight of the younger boy, sends his son with the rich man.



Sound Track

Music was composed by P. S. Anantharaman and lyrics were penned by Kothamangalam Subbu. Playback singers are T. M. Soundararajan, Seergazhi Govindarajan, Thiruchi Loganathan, V. N. Sundharam, M. L. Vasanthakumari & T. V. Rathinam.

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 Kannin Maniye Vaa on YouTube M. L. Vasanthakumari 02:32
2 Jigu Jigu Engeyum Nikkaadhu Rayil on YouTube Children song 04:25
3 Nadanam Adinaar on YouTube Seergazhi Govindarajan 01:51
4 Kanna Unnai Kandadhum on YouTube Thiruchi Loganathan 01:56
5 Mangalam Enbaro (Title song) Radha Jayalakshmi
6 Vilayadum Dheivamadi M. L. Vasanthakumari & T. V. Rathinam
7 Aayirangaalatthu T. V. Rathinam
8 Nallavan Endre Seergazhi Govindarajan
9 Panjayaththukku Vaa Pulle T. M. Soundararajan & T. V. Rathinam
10 Kannaa Endradhum V. N. Sundaram


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