Appa (English: Father) is a 2016 Indian Tamil-language independent drama film written, produced and directed by Samuthirakani. A sequel to Saattai (2012), the film features Samuthirakani in the lead role with Thambi Ramaiah in a supporting role. Featuring music composed by Ilaiyaraaja, the film began production in late 2015 and released in July 2016. The film released on July 1, 2016 to mixed reviews. The film was remade in Malayalam as Aakasamittayi (2017) with Jayaram.