படிக்காதவன்

Padikkadavan
StarringRajinikanth, Sivaji Ganesan, Ambika
Music ByIlaiyaraaja
Lyric By Vaali, Vairamuthu, Gangai Amaran
SingersS. P. Balasubramanyam, S. Janaki, K. J. Yesudas, Malaysia Vasudevan
Year 1985

Padikkadavan is a 1985 Tamil film, starring Sivaji Ganesan, Rajinikanth and Ambika. It is directed by Rajasekhar. The film was produced by noted Kannada actor Ravichandran along with his father Veerasami. It is a remake of the Hindi film Khud-Daar starring Amitabh Bachchan and Sanjeev Kumar.

The story is about a man who strives hard to make his younger brother study. The two brothers are the step-brothers of Sivaji Ganesan. The younger brother of Rajinikanth after distressing from Rajinikanth finally joins with him. All three of them finally join together after certain conviction regarding a death. The film was a huge blockbuster and had a run for more than 250 days. This film is considered as one of the biggest hits for Rajinikanth during the 1980s.

The music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja.