Adhey Kangal (Eng: Same Eyes) is a 1967 Tamil thriller movie written and directed by A. C. Tirulokchandar, starring Ravichandran and Kanchana in the lead roles. The film was remade in Telugu Simultaneously as “Ave Kallu”.
A woman gets ready to leave for a get together and finds her husband dead in their room. In no time, a masked man tries to kill her too . His attempt gets failed and he escapes. The woman is now in a state of shock and mentally paralysed. A murder case is registered and investigation takes place. Susi (Kanchana) a young college girl comes to her home for vacation along with her friends. She lives with three younger paternal uncles – the victim who was killed in the first scene, Kamalanathan, Vimalanathan and her aunt who was supposed to be the victim in the hands of the murderer. Long time ago itself Susi’s parents were killed. Susi meets Baskar (Ravichandran), a singer and both of them fell in love with each other at first sight.
Series of murders take place at Susi’s house with every time a smoking cigar bit being left by the murder intentionally. Police suspect visiting doctor, an old Siddha doctor who is like a brother to Kamalanathan’s family, butler etc. Since Susi’s aunt is the only eye witness of the murderer her life is in danger. In spite of tight protection she is killed by the murderer. The murderer frequently calls Susi and threatens that her time is up and he is nearing her to kill her. Susi is very frustrated by the incidents at her home and the threatening phone call. Baskar hears her problem and promises to help her. Baskar start his investigation from Vimalanathan who is a drunkard. Then he follows Kamalnathan when he does something suspicious. Baskar follows him to a house which look like a haunted house and a woman who wanders like a ghost. She is actually lover of Kamalanathan who is rescued some years back by him when she tried to commit suicide. Kamalnathan keeps quiet as he wants Susi to get married first and then only marry his lover. Baskar sends everybody out of Susi’s house for a night and waits for anything to happen. As expected black masked man comes to Susi’s room to kill Susi. Baskar and the masked murderer fight and Baskar tries to uncover his face. In the attempt Baskar manages to grab the mask of the man and see the eyes alone of the man. The murderer escapes from him. After a while Baskar opens the main door of the house only to find Vimalanathan dead at the doorsteps…..
Directed by A. C. Tirulokchandar
Produced by A.V. Meiyappan
Written by T. N. Balu (dialog)
Story by A. C. Tirulokchandar
Starring Ravichandran, Kanchana, Nagesh, S. A. Ashokan
Music by Veda
Cinematography S. Maruthi Rao
Edited by R.G. Gope
Production Balasubraniam & Company & A.V.M. Productions
Release dates 1967
Running time 180 minutes