|Directed by||S. A. Kannan|
|Produced by||P. M. Shanmugam |
S. A. Kannan
|Written by||Vietnam Veedu Sundaram|
|Screenplay by||S. A. Kannan|
|Music by||K. V. Mahadevan|
|Cinematography||K. S. Prasad|
|Edited by||R. Devarajan|
|Distributed by||Sri Shanmugamani Films|
Sathyam (transl. The Truth) is a 1976 Indian Tamil language film, directed by S. A. Kannan and produced by P. M. Shanmugam and S. A. Kannan. The film stars Sivaji Ganesan, Kamal Haasan, Devika, Jayachitra and M. N. Nambiar in lead roles. The film had musical score by K V Mahadevan. The film has Kamal Haasan playing the younger brother of Sivaji Ganesan. The film was adapted from the stage play Vidhi.
- Sivaji Ganesan as Dharmalingam, nattamai of the village.
- Devika as Sivakami, wife of Dharmalingam.
- Kamal Haasan as Kumaran, younger brother of Dharmalingam.
- Manjula as Gowri, wife of Kumaran.
- Jayachitra as Vani, lover of Kumaran.
- M. N. Nambiar as Sokkanathan, pannaiyar of the village and Gowri Ungle.
- S. V. Subbaiah as Vani's grandfather
- Major Sundarrajan as Police Inspector (Guest Role)
- V. K. Ramasamy as Vallinayagam, pannaiyar's family lawyer.
- Nagesh as (Pannaiyar Home Car Driver)
- K. K. Soundar as a villager
- Karuppu Subbiah as a villager
- T. K. S. Natajan as a villager
- Typist Gopu as
- Neelu as
- Haalam as a Dancer
Satyam was an adaptation of stage play Vidhi. The play was written by S. A. Kannan who also directed the film adaptation. Kamal Haasan was paired with Manjula which remained their only collaboration in their career.
|1.||"Kalyana Kovilil"||Kannadasan||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, P. Suseela|
|2.||"Azhagam Kodi"||Kannadasan||S. P. Balasubramanyam, P. Suseela|
|3.||"Kalyana Kovilil (Sad)"||Kannadasan||P. Susheela|
|4.||"Pottane Oru"||Kannadasan||T. M. Soundararajan|
|5.||"Amma Mel Aanayittu"|
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