|Starring||Dhanush, Tamannaah, Vivek, Atul Kulkarni|
|Music By||Mani Sharma|
|Lyric By||Pa. Vijay, Snehan, Thabu Shankar|
|Singers||Udit Narayan, Malathy Lakshman, K.G. Ranjith, Saindhavi, Karthik, Harini, Jaey, Naveen Mathav|
Padikkadavan is a 2009 Indian Tamil-language action comedy film written and directed by Suraj. It stars Dhanush, Tamannaah, Vivek, Sayaji Shinde, Pratap Pothan, Suman and Atul Kulkarni in the lead roles and features a huge supporting cast in small pivotal and cameo roles. The film released on 14 January 2009 during Pongal receiving huge positive Response. The film was successful grossing ₹17 crore in Tamil Nadu and established Dhanush as one of top five saleable heroes of Tamil cinema then. Filming began in March 2008 and was released in Pongal 2009.
The soundtrack consists of fives songs composed by Mani Sharma. The song "Raanki Rangamma" has become one of the greatest dance song ever composed and a Mega hit on the charts with rave reviews on its music and picturisation.