Thanga Gopuram is a Tamil-language film released in 1971, written and directed by M. S. Solaimalai. It starred Jayalalithaa in the lead role, paired opposite Major Sundarrajan. In this film, Jaishankar played the elder brother of Jayalalithaa and he was paired opposite Venniradai Nirmala. The supporting cast included Venniradai Nirmala, Sreekanth, Srividya, Manorama and M. R. Vasu. This film is considered a precursor of Moondru Mudichu.