Ayiram Poi is a 1969 Indian Tamil-language film starring Jaishankar, Vanisri, Cho Ramaswamy, Manorama.
Ayiram Poi means A 1000 lie in Tamil. Cho Ramaswamy Famous Novel “Yaaro Iver Yaaro”. An old Tamil saying goes like “Its alright to tell a 1000 lies to make a marriage work” and this movie closely follows that old adage.
Chinnadurai intensely dislikes his Brother-in-law, Kanakasabai owing to an insult in the past. So Chinnadurai stands in the way of a marriage arrangement for his daughter, Malathi (Vanisri)and Kanagasabai’s son Ravi (Jaishankar).
The film deals with how Ravi’s resourcefulness helps him in getting Malathi’s hand in marriage.
Music was by V. Kumar and lyrics were written by Kannadasan.
Directed by Muktha Srinivasan
Produced by M. Venugopal
Written by Cho Ramaswamy (dialogues)
Story by Cho Ramaswamy
Starring Jaishankar, Vanisri, Cho Ramaswamy, Manorama
Music by V. Kumar
Edited by L. Balu
Distributed by Vidya Movies
Release dates 1969