Annai Velankanni

Annai Velankanni (lit. Mother Velankanni) is 1971 Indian drama film in Tamil. The film stars Gemini Ganesan, Jayalalithaa, Padmini and K. R. Vijaya. Kamal Haasan briefly appears in an uncredited role as Jesus Christ.[2] The film was directed by noted choreographer K. Thangappan. It comprises three stories pertaining to Christian beliefs. Velankanni, where the film is set, is a real village in India, and has a large church dedicated to the Virgin Mary and Jesus. This film was dubbed into Malayalam language in 1977 as Velankanni Mathavu and in 1979 Hindi as Mata Velankanni.

Cast & Crew

• Assistant director: Kamal Haasan and R. C. Sakthi
• Assistant choreographer: Kamal Haasan
• Art: R. K. Sekar and V. B. Raju
• Stills: Salapathy
• Publicity: Baktha
• Processing: Gemini Colour Lab
• Audiography (song): J. J. Manickam (AVM), Kannan (Barani) and Swaminathan (Vijaya)
• Outdoor: A. P. R. Outdoor Unit
• Production Executive: K. Sivan


Language: Tamil

Director : Thankappan

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