|Directed by||M. A. Thirumugam|
|Written by||Aaroor Dass|
|Screenplay by||Sandow M. M. A. Chinnappa Thevar|
|Story by||Poovai Krishnan|
|Produced by||Sandow M. M. A. Chinnappa Thevar|
K. R. Vijaya
|Cinematography||H. S. Venu|
|Edited by||M. A. Thirumugam |
M. G. Balu Rao
|28 February 1969|
Akka Thangai (transl. Elder and Younger Sister) is a 1969 Indian Tamil-language legal drama film, directed by M. A. Thirumugam and produced and screenplay by Sandow M. M. A. Chinnappa Thevar under his productions. The film dialogue was written by Aarudoss and the story was written by Poovai Krishnan respectively. Music was by Shankar–Ganesh. It stars Jaishankar, K. R. Vijaya, Sowcar Janaki, Major Sundarrajan and Nagesh playing lead roles. The film was remade in Telugu as Akka Chellelu (1970).
Janaki, a woman, sacrifices everything to make her younger sister, Vijaya, an advocate. However, fate turns Vijaya against her sister's husband in a murder case.
Music was by Shankar–Ganesh and lyrics were written by Kannadasan and A. Maruthakasi.
|1||"Kuruvikala Ullasa"||T. M. Soundararajan, P. Susheela||A. Maruthakasi||02:27|
|2||"Aaduvathu Vetri Mayil"||T. M. Soundararajan, P. Susheela||Kannadasan||03:29|
|3||"Maruvathu Society"||L. R. Eswari||03:21|
|4||"Paattodu Raagam Inge"||Seerkazhi Govindarajan||03:24|
Akka Thangai won the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Second Best Film.