Kizhakku Vaasal is a 1990 Tamil-language romance film directed and co-written by R. V. Udayakumar. The film stars Karthik, Revathi and Khushbu. It was released on 12 July 1990 and ran for over 175 days in theatres. The film was remade in Hindi as Mere Sajana Saath Nibhana, in Kannada as Sindhoora Thilaka and in Telugu as Chilakapachcha Kaapuram.
The film takes place in a village after which the movie is titled. Thaayamma leads a cloistered life and does not visit anyone. She is worshipped as a holy lad upon whom the god comes down to give them orders periodically. Thaayamma was an orphan and is found by Janagaraj, who is a street performer. They go from house to house begging for food. One day a lonely woman, Sulakshana,(a secret mistress of the village high man– Vijayakumar) accepts Thaayamma as her own daughter and Janagaraj as her brother, and makes them stay in her own house. After 10 years, Thaayamma attains age and some days later finds Sulakshana's occupation. She and Janagaraj attempt to leave her house, but Sulakshana suddenly falls ill and this stops their exit . After Sulakshana's death, Vijaykakumar, the head of the village, tries to take advantage of Thaayamma. But Thaayamma keeps dodging him and keeps herself chaste.
|author||M. S. Madhu R. V. Udayakumar|
|director||R. V. Udayakumar|
|keywords||beg cloistered life end folk singer lonely woman marriage proposal poison street performer take advantage walk wed|
|producer||T. G. Thyagarajan|
|productionCompany||Sathya Jyothi Films|