|Starring||Kamal Haasan, Ambika, Raveendran, Thulasi|
|Singers||S. P. Balasubramanyam, Ilaiyaraaja, S. Janaki, Malaysia Vasudevan, S. P. Sailaja|
Sakalakala Vallavan is a 1982 Indian Tamil-language masala film directed by S. P. Muthuraman. The film stars Kamal Haasan and Ambika in lead roles with Raveendran, Tulasi, Silk Smitha and Y. G. Mahendra portraying supporting roles. The film was produced by M. Saravanan, M. Balasubramanian and M. S. Guhan under the production company AVM Productions.
The film revolves around Velu, a villager who takes revenge against Geetha and Palani for molesting his sister. The film's script was written by Panchu Arunachalam. The film's score and soundtrack was composed by Ilaiyaraaja with songs like "Ilamai Idho" and "Nethu Raatri" remaining popular in Tamil Nadu.
Babu and R. Vittal handled cinematography and editing respectively. The film was a blockbuster and ran for over 175 days in theatres. It also made Kamal Haasan popular among the masses. The film was dubbed in Telugu as Palleturi Simham.
The music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja, with lyrics by Vaali. The song "Nila Kayuthu" is set in the carnatic raga known as Madhyamavati. "Ilamai Edho Edho" remains one of the most popular New Year-themed songs in Tamil cinema. The soundtrack cover shows Kamal Haasan, as he appears in that song.