Avvai Shanmughi (1996)

1996 | 161 minutes
Release date
10 Nov 1996
Running time
161 minutes

Avvai Shanmugi is a 1996 Tamil comedy film inspired by the English-language film Mrs Doubtfire starring Robin Williams. It was directed by K. S. Ravikumar and written by Crazy Mohan. The film features Kamal Haasan in the lead role role with Meena, Gemini Ganesan, Nagesh, Heera, Manivannan and Nassar. The film's score and soundtrack were composed by Deva, while the film was produced by Ravindran and Hari. Avvai Shanmughi received positive reviews and performed well at the box office.

This film was remade in Hindi as Chachi 420, released the following year and met with the same success as latter.