Guru Sishyan

Guru Sishyan


Guru Sishyan (transl. Master and Disciple; Tamil pronunciation: [ɡuɾ̪u siʂjan]) is a 1988 Indian Tamil-language action comedy film that was directed by S. P. Muthuraman. A remake of the Hindi film Insaf Ki Pukar (1987), it stars Rajinikanth, Prabhu, Seetha and Gautami with Pandiyan, Cho Ramaswamy, Ravichandran, Radha RaviSenthamaraiVinu Chakravarthy and Manorama in supporting roles. The film is about two ex-convicts who set out to prove the innocence of their wrongfully imprisoned fellow convict.

Meena Panchu Arunachalam produced Guru Sishyan under the production company P. A. Art Productions. The screenplay was written by her husband Panchu Arunachalam. Cinematography was handled by T. S. Vinayagam, the editing was by R. Vittal and C. Lancy, and the art direction was by B. Chalam. The film is Gautami’s debut role in Tamil cinema, and the first film in which Rajinikanth and Prabhu co-starred. Filming took place primarily in Mysore and Chennai, and was completed in 25 days.

Guru Sishyan was released on 13 April 1988 during the Puthandu (Tamil New Year) holiday. Despite being released at a time of political turmoil in Tamil Nadu after the death of chief minister M. G. Ramachandran months earlier, Guru Sishyan, which includes many political references, became a commercial success, running in theatres for over 175 days.



No Title Lyrics Singers Composer Length
1 “Kandu Pudichen” Vaali S. P. Balasubrahmanyam Ilaiyaraaja 04:34
2 “Vaa Vaa Vanji” Vaali S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, K. S. Chithra Ilaiyaraaja 04:28
3 “Naatkaalikku Sandai” Vaali Malaysia VasudevanMano Ilaiyaraaja 04:30
4 “Jingidi Jingidi” Ilaiyaraaja Mano, K. S. Chithra Ilaiyaraaja 04:27
5 “Uthama Puthiri Naanu Vaali Swarnalatha Ilaiyaraaja 04:13