Raja, a rich estate owner's son, returns to avenge his father's death. He takes the help of his friend, but the culprits kill him and frame Raja for the murder.
Movie : Rajathi Raja
Year : 1989
Banner : Pavalar Creations
Cast : Rajinikanth, Radha, Nadhiya, Nadia Moidu, Janagaraj, Radha Ravi, Vinu Chakravarthy, Vijayakumar
Music : Ilaiyaraaja
Lyrics : Vaali, Piraisoodan, Ilaiyaraaja, Gangai Amaran
Screenplay : Panchu Arunachalam
Dialogues-Story : R. Sunder Rajan
Direction : R. Sunder Rajan
Producer : R. D. Bhaskar
Genre : Action Drama
Runtime : 136 min
Release Date : 4 March 1989
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Rajinikanth plays a double role. One returns after living outside the country.
A rich estate owner is killed by his second wife and her brother Aadimoolam for his property. The estate owner's son Raja returns from the United States and learns of this. In order to bring the culprits to book, he makes his friend Sethupathi, a rickshaw puller, act as Raja. But soon, Aadimoolam learns of this, kills Sethu and frames Raja as the killer. Raja is sentenced to death. In between, Raja loves Senkamalam, sister of an employee in his estate.
In the same village where Raja lives, there exists his lookalike, Chinnaraasu, whose aim in life is to wed his sweetheart Lakshmi. Raja escapes from jail, meets Chinnaraasu and makes Chinnaraasu take his place in jail. After many twist and turns, Raja brings the culprits to book. At the end, Raja marries Senkamalam and Chinnarasu marries Lakshmi.