Ethir Neechal ( 1968 ) , Tamil
Synopsis: " Maadhu (Nagesh) is an orphan who lives under the staircase of a building. He runs errands for everyone who lives there in return for rent and food. He is exploited by everyone who lives there with the exception of the bodybuilder Nair (Muthuraman) and a retired old man (Major Sunderrajan). Hard-working Maadhu dreams of moving ahead in life. Meanwhile, he develops a liking for a girl (Jayanthi) who moves in to live in the same building. She also develops a soft corner for him. But the taunts of other residents never seems to stop. Will Maadhu gain the respect he deserves and realize his dreams? "