The deeds of a dishonest man lead three children from a family to be raised by different foster parents. The children grow up in Muslim, Christian and Hindu households respectively.
Paavamannippu, received the National Film Award for Second Best Feature Film, becoming the first South Indian film to do so. The film achieved cult status in Tamil cinema.
Movie : Paava Mannippu (Forgiveness of Sins)
Year : 1961
Banner : AVM Productions, Buddha Pictures
Cast : Sivaji Ganesan, Devika, Gemini Ganesan, Savitri, M. R. Radha, M. V. Rajamma, Chittoor V. Nagaiah, S. V. Subbaiah, T. S. Balaiah
Music : Viswanathan–Ramamoorthy, M. S. Viswanathan
Lyrics : Kannadasan
Story-Screenplay : A. Bhimsingh
Dialogues : A. Bhimsingh
Direction : A. Bhimsingh
Producer : A. V. Meiyappan, A. Bhimsingh
Genre : Drama
Runtime : 196 min
Release Date : 16 March 1961
- National Film Award for Second Best Feature Film
- Anamorphic Widescreen Enhanced (16:9) DVD
- English Subtitles
- DVD Text
- Jacket Picture
- PAL - All Regions
- Interactive Menus of Songs & Scenes for Easy Access
Pava Mannippu Movie Plot
The film revolves around the theme of religious harmony with the central characters belonging to Hindu, Muslim and Christian communities. Four children are separated from their parents in childhood. They are then found and raised by foster parents of different religious backgrounds. The rest of the film shows how the children reunite with their biological parents.