Minsara Kanna

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Minsara Kanna
Directed by K. S. Ravikumar
Produced by K. R. G
Written by K. S. Ravikumar
M. A. Kennedy (story)
Starring Vijay
Music by Deva
Cinematography Ashok Rajan
Edited by K. Thanigachalam
K. R. G Movies International
Release date(s) September 9, 1999
Running time 156 minutes
Country India
Language Tamil
Budget 5.1 Crore
Box office 8 Crore

Minsara Kanna is a 1999 Tamil film directed by K. S. Ravikumar. The film features Vijay in the lead role, and Kushboo, Rambha, Monica, Manivannan and Karan in supporting roles.[1][2] The film's music is composed by Deva, and the film opened in September 1999 to positive reviews and did well at the box office.


Indra Devi (Kushboo), the sister of Ishwarya (Monicka), is very rich and arrogant. Priya (Rambha) is her personal assistant. Kasi (Vijay) is the son of Mani (Mannivannan) and has fallen in love with Monicka in Germany. After hearing the story Indra Devi, Kasi come to India with all his family. Meanwhile Indra Devi is challenged by Vedhachalam (Mansur Ali Khan) who has also sent his son (Karan) to study in Germany. Karan also falls in love with Ishwarya. Kasi serves as a body guard for Kushboo, his brother works as a servant boy and Manivannan and his daughter serve as cooks for the Indra Devi 's family. Priya (Ramba) falls in love with Kasi but later gives it to Ishwarya after knowing the truth of Kasi coming to India.



The story and script of the film was co-written by M. A. Kennedy, who had previously worked in the film Pistha.[3] The film saw the first and only collaboration to date between K. S. Ravikumar and Vijay, with the actor mentioning he was delighted with the pace and commitment that the director injected into production.[4] It was initially reported that vijay would play a dual role but this proved to be untrue. Furthermore, Isha Koppikar and Meena were hevaily linked to play a role in the film before Rambha was confirmed.[5] Simran was the first choice to play as lady lead, but due to her other commitments she opted and new comer Monicka got the chance to play as lady love of Vijay The team also shot scenes in Switzerland and Germany, with certain songs and scenes canned in the Alps.[6][7]


The satellite rights of the film were bagged by Sun TV. The film was given a "U" certificate by the Indian Censor Board.

Critical Reception[edit]

The film opened to positive reviews, with the critic of Indolink.com claiming the film " a clean and neat family entertainer".[8] The New Indian Express praising Vijay performance stating Vijay carries the movie in his own shoulder, praising K. S. Ravikumar neat Screenplay and Deva soundtrack.


Minsara Kanna
Soundtrack album by Deva
Released 1999
Recorded 1998
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Length 28.22
Label saregama
Producer Deva
Deva chronology
Minsara Kanna

The soundtrack of the film was composed by Deva, was well received by the audience. The lyrics were written by Vaali, Na. Muthukumar.

Track list[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Artist(s) Length
1. "Oodha Oodha"   Vaali Hariharan, Harini 05:56
2. "Boy Friend"   Vaali Mano, Sujatha Mohan 05:16
3. "Un Per Solla Bit"   Na. Muthukumar Sujatha Mohan 02:11
4. "Un Per Solla (duet)"   Na. Muthukumar Hariharan, Sujatha Mohan 05:09
5. "Theemukka"   Vaali S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Chitra 05:04
6. "Oh Uncle"   Vaali Mano 05:26
Total length: