Ratha Kanneer is a 1954 Indian Tamil-language drama film directed by R. Krishnan and S. Panju. The screenplay was written by Tiruvarur K. Thangaraj, and the film features M. R. Radha in the lead role. The film was produced by Perumal Mudaliar of National Pictures. The story revolves around Mohanasundaram, a returned-from-abroad, westernised, rich man who shows arrogance and contempt towards anything part of Indian culture and anyone below his social standards.
The film starts with Balu (S. S. Rajendran) giving a speech and narrating the story before an audience gathered around a man's statue.