Chakravarthi Thirumagal is a Tamil language folklore film starring M. G. Ramachandran, Anjali Devi and S. Varalakshmi in the lead roles. The film, directed by P. Neelakantan, had musical score by G. Ramanathan and was released on 18 January 1957. Box office hit of the year and crossed 100 days in 8 centres.
The music composed by G. Ramanathan. All Songs became super hit. Lyrics were by Thanjai N. Ramaiah Dass, K. D. Santhanam, Ku. Sa. Krishnamurthy, Ku. Ma. Balasubramaniam, Pattukkottai Kalyanasundaram & Clown Sundaram. Singer is N. S. Krishnan & S. Varalakshmi. Playback singers are Seerkazhi Govindarajan, S. C. Krishnan, M. L. Vasanthakumari, P. Leela, Jikki, A. P. Komala & T. V. Rathinam.
Prince Udayasuriyan (M.G.R) wins all tough competition to marry Princess Kalamani (Anjali Devi). Durga (S. Varalaxmi) and Bhairavan (P.S. Veerappa) plot to ruin their lives. Durga plans to take the queen place in order to live with Udayasuriyan while Bhairavan abduct Kalamani from the palace. The rest of the movie deals with Udayasduriyan foiling his enemies plan in order to save the princess.
Directed by P. Neelakantan
Produced by R. M. Ramanathan
Written by Elangovan
Story by P. A. Kumar
Starring M. G. Ramachandran, Anjali Devi, P. S. Veerappa, S. Varalakshmi, N. S. Krishnan, T. A. Madhuram, K. A. Thangavelu, T. P. Muthulakshmi
Music by G. Ramanathan
Cinematography V. Ramamoorthy
Edited by R. Devarajan
Production Uma Pictures
Distributed by A. L. S. Productions
Release dates 18 January 1957
Running time 168 minutes