Enga Chinna Rasa (Eng : Our little King) was a 1987 Tamil film written,directed and starred as the lead by K. Bhagyaraj. The story is inspired by the Kannada novel Mallammana Pavada by B. Puttaswamayya which incidentally was already adapted into the 1969 Kannada movie Mallammana Pavaada whose screenplay was by Telugu director P. Pullaiah based on his 1955 Telugu movie with similar story titled Ardhangi which itself was based on Maddipatla Suri’s Telugu translation of Bengali novel Swayamsidda written by Manilal Banerjee.Swayamsiddha went on to be made into a 1975 Bengali movie of same name. Ardhangi was remade in Tamil as Pennin Perumai and in Hindi twice as Bahurani in 1963 and as Jyoti in 1981.
An innocent boy is so devoted to his conniving stepmother that he fails to see how she takes advantage of him even after he grows up. She subsequently tries to kill him.
Directed by K. Bhagyaraj
Produced by S. A. Rajkannu
Written by K. Bhagyaraj
Starring K. Bhagyaraj, Radha, C. R. Saraswathy
Music by Sankar Ganesh
Cinematography K. Rajpreeth
Edited by T. Thirunavukarasu, A. P. Manivannan
Production Sree Amman Creations
Distributed by Sree Amman Creations
Release date 17 June 1987