|Produced by||B. Bharathi Reddy|
|Music by||Yuvan Shankar Raja|
|Editing by||V. T. Vijayan|
|Running time||159 minutes|
Thaamirabharani (Tamil: தாமிரபரணி) is a 2007 Indian Tamil-language film written and directed by Hari. The film stars Vishal, newcomer Muktha(Bhanu), Prabhu, Vijayakumar, Nadhiya and Nassar in lead roles. The score and soundtrack are composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja. It was released on 14 January 2007 during Thai Pongal along with Vijay's Pokkiri and Ajith's Aalwar, eventually becoming a commercial success at the box office, running for more than 100 days in theatres.
The story is centred on Bharani (Vishal). This loud, angry young man, who doesn’t mind letting his fist fly furiously, is totally in awe of his uncle Saravanaperumal (Prabhu). Vishal and his mother (Rohini) live with Saravanaperumal and his mother (Manorama). It is a family that is typical of most Tamil movies. The villagers just venerate this big family.
Pitted against them is the other big one — PVS family (peopled by Nadhiya, Vijayakumar and Nasser). And then there is Banu, daughter of Nadia and Saravanaperumal (Bhanu). Banu falls in love with Bharani whereas Bharani insults using press, unknowingly. As a revenge for Bharani insulting Banu, Nassar orders Saravanaperumal killed. But Saravanaprumal escapes with a minor cut on the back. Angered, Bharani tries to cut Nassar's hand in a fight. Nassar's youngest brother comes to make a truce and loses his right hand (and his marriage). Bharani comes to know that he has rights to marry Banu as we are told in a fight that Sakunthala (Nadhiya) is the estranged wife of Saravanan. The two had parted ways over Saravanan’s extreme fondness for his sister (Bharani’s mother) and Bharani. The story later is told that they had broken up because of Saravanan's sister's husband who has died, hence she stays with them. Sakunthala did not like this so they were separated.
It all builds towards a heightened climax as the two young lovers try to hammer out peace between the two families. Sakunthala's brother tries to envelope her with a bad guy, the villain and here there is a twist.
- Vishal as Bharaniputhiran
- Muktha(Bhanu) as Bhanumathy Saravanaperumal
- Prabhu as Saravanaperumal
- Nadhiya as Sakunthaladevi Saravanaperumal
- Nassar as Vellathurai
- Vijayakumar as Vellathurai's father
- Nizhalgal Ravi as Thangapaandi
- Rohini as Pechchikani (Bharani's mother)
- Ganja Karuppu as Muthu
- Manorama as Thangapazham (Saravanaperumal's mother)
- Sampath Raj as Kaarmegam
- Aarthi as Meena
Before the debutant heroine, Banu, was chosen the producers cast another lead, Udayatara. During the course of shooting the film, Bhanu changed her name from Muktha for numerological reasons.
|Soundtrack album by Yuvan Shankar Raja|
|Released||22 December 2006|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|Label||Sa Re Ga Ma|
|Producer||Yuvan Shankar Raja|
|Yuvan Shankar Raja chronology|
The music was scored by Yuvan Shankar Raja, who teamed up with director Hari for the first time and with Vishal for third time. The soundtrack was released on 22 December 2006. It features five tracks with lyrics penned by Na. Muthukumar. Tune of "Karuppana Kaiyale" was inspired from an old devotional song "Karpoora Nayagiye" by L. R. Eswari.
|1||"Karuppaana Kaiyale"||Ranjith, Roshini||3:28|
|2||"Kattabomma Oorenakku"||Vijay Yesudas||4:51|
|3||"Thaaliyae Thevaiyillai"||Hariharan, Bhavatharini||4:47|
|4||"Thiruchendhuru Muruga"||Naveen Mathav||5:27|
The film was super hit. It was subsequently dubbed into Telugu as Bharani which was also a hit.