Maapillai was the remake of Chiranjeevi’s Attaku Yamudu Ammayiki Mogudu. The original was directed by A.Kondirami Reddy. In accordance with the remake culture of those days, the movie was remade in Tamil by Rajasekhar with Rajinikanth in the lead. Chiranjeevi did a cameo in the movie.
Rajasekhar (not to be confused with Rajasekhar of Robert-Rajasekhar) was a popular who gave some massive hits for Rajinikanth and Kamal. His filmography includes Thambikku Endha Ooru, Kaaki Chattai, Padikkathavan, Vikram, Malayaoor Mambattiyan, Paati Sollai Thattathe, Dharma Dorai etc., But now, he is a forgotten director and he died in an accident before the 100 days celebrations of Dharam Dorai.
|Song||Veru Velai Unakku Illaye|
|Singers||SP Balasubramaniam, S Janaki|