Dharma Pathini (Eng : Faithful Wife) is a 1986 Tamil-language Indian feature film, directed by Ameerjan starring Karthik and Jeevitha. The film was remade in Telugu as Dharmapatni and in Hindi as Jawab Hum Denge.
Prem Kumar (Karthik) is an honest police officer who comes in conflict with a dangerous thug named DJ (Radharavi). He falls in love with Vidhya (Jeevitha) who joins as Sub-Inspector of Police in his station. They get married. Situations take a turn, when Vidhya’s brother-in-law is framed in a murder case. The rest of the story is how Prem Kumar and Vidhya tackle the case and reveal the true murderers.
Directed by Ameerjan
Produced by Durga Tamilmani, Kamatchi Tamilmani, Yasodha Tamilmani & S. R. M. Chokkalingam
Written by Kanmani Subbu (dialogues)
Story by A. Anjaneya Pushpanand
Starring Karthik, Jeevitha
Music by Illayaraja
Cinematography C. S. Ravibabu
Edited by S. S. Nazir
Production Sri Shanmugalaya Arts
Release date 14 March 1986