To escape from the ire of his boss and being fired from his first job, he decides to lie. Sriramachandramurthy is sued by lawyer Charuhasan on Chandran's behalf for injuring Uma. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Chandran is reluctant to remove his moustache but goes ahead with it as there is no other way to continue the drama. Sriramachandramurthy is a man of traditional values: he hates youths wearing modern clothes. Aiyampettai Arivudainambi Kaliyaperumal Chandran A.
Critics particularly praised Rajinikanth's performance, as he was known for doing mainly action films up until that point in his career. Chandran pretends to be a cultured, well-mannered and patriotic person which impresses Sriramachandramoorthy. He initially doubted whether he would be able to pull off a comedy film, and instead suggested that Balachander consider an established comedian like ; Balachander refused since he wanted a hero, not a comedian, and Balachander assured that he would guide him through the process. Some scenes were also shot at Janaki's house at. The story takes an unexpected turn when Sri Ramachandramurthy meets socialite Meenakshi Doriasamy Sowkar Janaki who is pretending to be Chandran's widowed mother.
The employer, Sri Ramachandramurthy has some frivolous notions about character, moustache, patriotism, thrift, recreation, etc. The remake was directed by and starred playing Rajinikanth's character and playing Srinivasan's character. Archived from on 3 November 2016. Disillusioned, a visibly confused and shaken Sri Ramachandramurthy locks himself in a room, only to come out clean shaven after a few minutes, feeling that he doesn't need something which was only a couple of inches long but which caused so much trouble. But in the pre-climax Sri Ramachandramurthy finds out that he was fooled although the extent of his knowledge is in no way near to what actually happened before that scene and, in a fit of rage, chases Chandran across Madras to kill him. Archived from the original on 10 February 2014.
Archived from on 3 November 2016. At Balachander's insistence, made a cameo appearance as Charuhasan, an actor posing as a lawyer in the climax of the film. Chandran then invents a twin brother, insisting it was him at the game. It was also Rajinikanth and Balachander's last film together. A remake was released in 2013. One day, Chandran takes leave by pretending that his mother, who actually died many years ago, has taken ill and goes to watch a match.
Due to his rash driving, it appears as if he might have crippled Chandran's sister during the chase scene. At this point, all the main characters approach Sriramachandramurthy and tell him the truth. In the climax, actor Kamal Hassan makes a cameo appearance as a fake lawyer who wants to sue Sri Ramachandramurthy on Chandran's behalf. Indran takes music classes for Sri Ramachandramurthy's daughter Sarojini and the two fall in love. Chandran, however, has a moustache; the doctor advises Chandran to take care of the other problems by acting in a manner Sriramachandramurthy appreciates: namely wearing a for a usual dress given the poverty in the country, to always tell his full name, giving importance to his moustache, behaving decently, showing a lack of interest in sports and drama considering that they do not promote any well being to the home or the country, respecting one's parents and detesting the concept of having someone else recommend a person for jobs instead of recommending for oneself.
Archived from on 3 November 2016. Archived from on 3 November 2016. During the job interview, Chandran follows his uncle's advice perfectly and gets the job along with a beaming smile from his new boss. Sriramachandramurthy buys his argument and feels bad about accusing him. The soundtrack and score were composed by while the lyrics were written by. The screenplay was written by. He seeks his friend Nagesh for help.
The now moustache-less Indran is the anti-thesis of the Chandran as seen by Sri Ramachandramurthy. Sriramachandramurthy then laments to a picture of about his foolishness. This film received positive reviews from critics, and was a commercial success at the box office. Archived from on 22 December 2016. Things takes an unexpected turn when Sriramachandramurthy asks Chandran to meet his mother.
As he does so, the picture of Muruga changes into that of ; a voice from heaven Ganesha's apologises to him as he was also involved in fooling him. Can there be a happy ending even after the truth is revealed? He took leave on that day by telling his boss that his mother who died many years ago was in a serious medical condition. Archived from on 3 November 2016. What happens then forms the story. Chandran goes to Sriramachandramurthy to tell the truth, but Sriramachandramurthy sees Chandran's moustache giving away. The film, which would later be titled Thillu Mullu, was Rajinikanth's first full-length. Due to his rash driving, he seemingly cripples Uma during the chase.
Chandran for short Rajinikanth is a playful young man. When lamenting to his God Murugan about his foolishness, the picture of Lord Murugan changes into that of the elephant God Vinayagar; a voice from heaven Lord Vinayaga's apologizes to Sri Ramachandramurthy as he was also one of the people involved in fooling him for so long. At this point all the main characters approach Sri Ramachandramurthy and begin to narrate to him the truth for example Chandran's sister was not actually crippled. This movie is the Tamil remake of the Hindi comedy film Gol Maal 1979. Archived from on 1 January 2017. He agreed to it solely due to the strong suggestion by his mentor K. Sriramachandramurthy, who attends the match as well, sees him there.
However, Chandran eventually gets caught when Sri Ramachandramurthy watches him at a football match, which he attends with his friends. His plan goes for a toss when he lies about his dead mother's accident to watch a hockey match. He is a sports fan but thinks lowly of youths knowing anything about sports. This hilarious comedy of errors follows the twists and turns in the life of Aiyampettai Arivudainambi Kaliyaperumal Chandran A. Running time 136 minutes Country India Language Tamil Thillu Mullu English: Hodgepodge is a 1981 Indian directed by and produced by Kalakendra Movies. He dislikes men without moustaches as he believes such men are characterless. The character is a skater, and Balachander cast her as such after noticing her carrying roller skates.