Adimai Penn (Eng: Slave Girl) is a 1969 Indian Tamil moive directed by K. Shankar. The film features M. G. Ramachandran as the main character, with Jayalalithaa, S. A. Ashokan, Pandari Bai, Rajasree, R. S. Manohar, J. P. Chandrababu and Cho Ramaswamy in supporting roles.This film was a Silver Jubilee hit (Madurai – Chinthamani ) and it ran more than 100 days in major cities.
ees the girl (now a queen) out hunting. He declares his love, but the queen says that she is a mother. Sengodan tries to kill her son, prince Vengaiya and the queen cuts off Sengodan’s leg with an axe.
The king Vengaiyan (M. G. Ramachandran) from the Vengaiya Mount Kingdom goes to Sengodan’s country (Soorukathu Kingdom) seeking justice, and Sengodan agrees to a duel. The duel takes place over a net with spears below it; whoever falls on the net will die. A dueler will lose if he loses his weapon or falls from the net, and his country will be enslaved by the winner.
Since Sengodan has only one leg, king Vengaiyan binds his own leg and they begin the duel. Although king Vengaiyan wins, Sengodan kills him with a spear.
Sengodan orders his men to seize the country and summon the queen and her son. One of the king’s aides escapes and saves the queen, but the prince Vengaiya is taken prisoner. All women in the country are enslaved.
The queen stays in hiding for many years. The king’s aide is imprisoned and sees the prince Vengaiya, who has been forced to live in a two-foot-high cell. The prince Vengaiya has forgotten how to talk or eat with his hands, and the aide is horrified by his condition. They escape from the prison by the river. The aide dies in his granddaughter’s arms after she promises to heal the prince and help abolish slavery in their country. The granddaughter, Jeeva (Jayalalithaa), takes the prince to her hut. Although he behaves badly, Jeeva teaches him to speak, write and fight. Vengaiya begins to understand that he is a prince, but is a hunchback because of his confinement….
Directed by K. Shankar
Produced by M. G. Ramachandran
Written by Swornam (dialogues)
Story by R. M. Veerappan, S. Lakshmanan & S. K. T. Samy
Starring M. G. Ramachandran, Jayalalitha, Ashokan, Pandari Bai, Rajasree, Manohar, Chandrababu, Cho Ramaswamy
Music by K. V. Mahadevan
Cinematography V. Ramamoorthy
Edited by K. Narayanan
Production Emgeeyaar Pictures Ltd
Release dates 1 May 1969