Ajantha (2009 film)

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Directed by Rajppa Ravishankar
Produced by Rajappa Ravishankar
Story by Elora Movie Club inc.,
Starring Tamil / Telugu :
Sai Kiran
Vandhana Gupta
Kannada / Malayalam :
Vinu Mohan
Honey Rose
Music by Ilaiyaraaja
Elora Movie Club Inc
Release dates
  • October 30, 2009 (2009-10-30) (Tamil Nadu)
  • July 19, 2012 (2012-07-19) (Kerala)
Country India
Language Tamil

Ajantha is an Indian film directed and produced by Rajppa Ravishankar which was shot in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam with different casts.[1][2] The lead role was played by Vinu Mohan in Malayalam, Ramana in Tamil, Sai Kiran in Telugu and Venkatesh in the Kannada version.[3] Vandana Gupta played the female lead in the Tamil and Telugu version, while Honey Rose was female lead in the Malayalam and Kannada version.[3] Ilavarasu, was responsible for the film's cinematography and Ilaiyaraaja composed the music. The film started in 2006 and was in making for three years.[4] The Tamil version was released on 9 November 2012[5] and the Malayalam version on 19 July 2012.


In this film, Vinu Mohan / Ramana plays an upcoming musician. After finishing a recording, he is on his way home when he sees an artist creating art on the street and he is stricken with awe. Onlookers are giving the artist a few rupees each but not as much as the artist expected. At this point, it begins to rain and the drawing begins to dissolve as the onlookers disperse. Vinu Mohan / Ramana hands over his entire 'bata' for the day to the artist.





Ilaiyaraaja recorded a record-breaking 36 songs for the film.[6] Mu. Mehta, Pa. Vijay, Snehan, Muthulingam, Thirumavalavan and Su. Senthilkumar wrote the lyrics for the music. The audio was launched in August 2008.[7] Ilaiyaraaja won the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Music Director of 2009 for the film.[8]


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  2. ^ "Cinema Plus / Cinema : Ajantha". The Hindu. 2008-10-24. Retrieved 2013-09-04. 
  3. ^ a b "'Ajantha' to release in four languages - Malayalam Movie News". Indiaglitz.com. 2008-10-30. Retrieved 2013-09-04. 
  4. ^ "'Ajantha' set for the next week - Malayalam Movie News". Indiaglitz.com. 2008-11-19. Retrieved 2013-09-04. 
  5. ^ "Friday Fury - November 9". Sify.com. 2012-11-09. Retrieved 2013-09-04. 
  6. ^ cinesouth. "Dailynews - Isaignani Peravai in December â€" Ilayaraja". Cinesouth.com. Retrieved 2013-09-04. 
  7. ^ "Ajantha audio launched - Oneindia Entertainment". Entertainment.oneindia.in. 2008-08-22. Retrieved 2013-09-04. 
  8. ^ "Front Page : Rajini, Kamal win best actor awards". The Hindu. 2009-09-29. Retrieved 2013-09-04. 

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