Thavamai Thavamirundhu is a 2005 Tamil feature film directed by Cheran. It is a penetrating and artistic depiction of familial bond, underscored by a set of life value messages. It explores the father-son relationship, and particularly charts the travails an Indian father goes through in raising his sons.The feature was moderately received at the box office compared to Cheran's previous work, Autograph. The film won the National Film Award for Best Film on Family Welfare. It is the Longest running Indian movie by Run time without Sequels.