1936 film by K. Subramanyam

Bhaktha Kuchela

Release date 1936
Released81 years (approx) ago

About Bhaktha Kuchela

Bhaktha Kuchela is a 1936 classic film in Tamil language directed and produced by lawyer turned filmmaker K. Subramaniam) about the tale of friendship between the poor Brahmin Kuchela Papanasam Sivan who had 27 children and Lord Krishna (S. D. Subbulakshmi). Subramanyam cast Subbulakshmi in a double role as a male (Lord Krishna) and a female (Susheela, Kuchela's wife). Such casting was the first of its kind in Tamil film history and even Indian cinema.