Naan Avanillai (1974 film)

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Naan Avanillai
Directed by K. Balachandar
Produced by Gemini Ganesan
Written by K. Balachandar
Screenplay by K. Balachandar
Story by Pralhad Keshav Atre
Starring Gemini Ganesan
Kamal Hassan
Music by M. S. Viswanathan
Cinematography B. S. Lokanath
Edited by N. R. Kittu
Sri Narayani Films
Distributed by Sri Narayani Films
Release dates 1974
Country India
Language Tamil

Naan Avanillai is a 1974 Tamil language film starring Gemini Ganesan in the lead role of the protagonist. It was directed by K.Balachander. It is a remake of 1962 Marathi language play To Mee Navhech (English: I Am Not Him), written by Pralhad K. Atre and being acted by Prabhakar Panashikar. The film has been also made into a Hindi film Woh Main Nahin. The Hindi film was released in 1974, starring Navin Nischol in the lead role of the protagonist.


Gemini Ganesan, the protagonist appears in the film as a man who travels to many places and marries many women. Lakshmi, Jayasudha and Jayabharathi become his victims. How he manages to prove himself forms the rest of the story. The film also has Kamal Hassan as a man who marries Jayasudha.



The music composed by M. S. Viswanathan.[1][2]

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 Engirundho Vandhaal S. P. Balasubrahmanyam Kannadasan 03:46
2 Radha Kadhal Varadha P. B. Sreenivas 06:17
3 Manthaara Malare P. Jayachandran, P. Susheela Kannadasan, P. Bhaskaran (Malayalam lyric) 04:43
4 Naan Chinna Chiru P. Susheela, P. B. Sreenivas Kannadasan, Kumara Mithra (Hindi Lyrics) 03:20
5 Inge Naan L. R. Eswari, Saibaba Kannadasan 05:37


The film was later remade into Tamil with the same title starring Jeevan and Sneha in 2007.



  1. ^ "Naan Avanilla Songs". raaga. Retrieved 2014-07-10. 
  2. ^ "Naan Avanilla Songs". inbaminge. Retrieved 2014-07-10. 

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