Aasai Mugam (Eng: Face of Desire) is a Tamil language film starring M. G. Ramachandran. The film was released in 1965.
Because Ponniyam Kodhi, a marriage broker feels deceiving on his commission by Bhavani Amma (C. K. Saraswathy), the mother of Selvy (B. Saroja Devi) whom she is soon going to marry to a strong good match, attractive Manogaran (MGR), only son of big family, that of Siva Shankaran Pulai (K. D. Santhanam), an immense landowner, the matchmaker, out of revenge, damages the engagement !
At the same moment, somewhere else, a gang led by Varada (M. N. Nambiar), the ex-manager of Siva Shankaran Pulai’s domains plans with his walk-on Vâdjaravel (S. V. Ramadoss), to appropriate all the fortune of its former boss, by usurping the identity of his son and more exactly the beautiful face of Manogaran !
The affair is facilitated by a mysterious doctor and in a machine of its invention!
Entrainer by greed, Vâdjaravel volunteers to undergo an operation of plastic surgery to look like his victim (Manogaran).
Directed by P. Pullaiah
Produced by P. L. Mohan Ram
Written by Arour Dass & ‘Thuraiyoor’ K. Murthy
Screenplay by Arour Dass & ‘Thuraiyoor’ K. Murthy
Story by T. N. Balu
Starring M. G. Ramachandran, B. Saroja Devi, M. N. Nambiar, Nagesh
Music by S.M.Subbhaiya Naïdhu
Cinematography P. L. Roy, W. R. Subba Rao & T. M. Sundar Babu
Edited by C. P. Jambulingam, P. K. Krishnan, S. R. Das & K. R. Krishnan
Production Mohan Productions
Distributed by Mohan Productions
Release date 10 December 1965
Running time 145 mins