Annamitta Kai is a 1972 Tamil-language film starring M. G. Ramachandran. It was produced by Ramachandra Productions, owned by M.S.Sivaswamy. Annamitta Kai was Ramachandran’s last black and white movie.
The movie originally started filming in 1966 with the 1st scene but couldn’t continue due to MGR’s shooting incident. The rest of the movie was taken in 1972. Because the initial scene was in Black & White producers continued the rest in Black & White. The 2nd and last time Nagesh and Manorama acted side by side after they split up in 1970 during Navagraham casting dispute. This movie ran for 75 days and one of the hit movies of MGR.
To repair the past errors of their father, the half brothers Doréraj (MGR) and Selvaraj (M. N. Nambiar) exchange identities, making Selvaraj the heir. Doréraj is going to take care of Selvaraj’s blind mother, and try to get his brother back to a virtuous life.
Directed by M. Krishnan
Produced by M. S. Sivaswamy
Written by A. L. Narayanan
Screenplay by G. Balasubramaniam
Story by G. Balasubramaniam
Starring M. G. Ramachandran, Jayalalitha, Bharathi, M. N. Nambiar, Nagesh, Pandari Bai, Manorama
Music by K. V. Mahadevan
Cinematography K. S. Prasath
Edited by K. Narayanan
Production Ramachandra Productions
Distributed by Em. Gee. Yaar. Productions
Release date 15 September 1972
Running time 164 mins