|Directed by||K. S. Ravikumar|
|Produced by||K. R. G|
|Written by||K. S. Ravikumar
M. A. Kennedy (story)
|Edited by||K. Thanigachalam|
|K. R. G Movies International|
|Release date(s)||September 9, 1999|
|Running time||156 minutes|
|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. 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. 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. 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. 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.
The film opened to positive reviews, with the critic of Indolink.com claiming the film " a clean and neat family entertainer". 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.
|Soundtrack album by Deva|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|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|