Thambikku Entha Ooru

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Thambikku Entha Ooru
Thambikku Entha Ooru dvd.jpg
Official DVD cover
Directed by Rajasekhar
Produced by Meena Panju Arunachalam
Written by Panchu Arunachalam
Music by Ilaiyaraaja
Cinematography V. Ranga
Edited by R. Vittal
P. A. Art Productions
Distributed by P. A. Art Productions
Release dates
20 April 1984
Running time
165 min
Country India
Language Tamil

Thambikku Entha Ooru (Tamil: தம்பிக்கு எந்த ஊரு; English: Which town are you from my brother?) is a 1984 Indian Tamil language film directed by Rajasekhar, starring Rajinikanth, Madhavi, Sulakshana, Sathyaraj and Senthamarai.[1] The music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja.[2]

It was remade in Kannada as Anjada Gandu with V Ravichandran.


The film begins by showing Rajni as a lavish spendthrift, with a cavalier attitude towards life. Born to a rich father played VS Raghavan, Rajni has a very rampant and violent behaviour. Worried about Rajni's behaviour, his father decides to send him to his friend Gangadharan's village, Sendhamarai to work for him with a condition that Rajni will not reveal that he is son of gangadharan. Rajni develops a good relation with gangadharan and his family. During the course of his time, he develops a liking for the arrogant rich girl Madhavi. Madhavi assuming Rajni to be a poor villager humiliates him all the time. In a cat fight Rajni kisses Madhavi. From this point Madhavi develops a liking for Rajni and eventually they fall in love. In a triangular story line, Gangadharan's daughter played by Sulokshana, also falls in love with Rajni, however Rajni advices and also reveals that he is in love with Madhavi. A dejected Sulokshana agrees to marry a man selected by her father, played by Sathyaraj. Madhavi's father played by Vinu Chakravarthi coming to know about her love for Rajni, decides to get her married by force to Nizhalgal Ravi. Rajni rescues her and takes refuge in Satyaraj's house. However Sathyaraj turns her over back to the Nizhalgal Ravi who is villainous. In a final fight sequence Rajni rescues Madhavi from Nizhalgal Ravi and returns her to her father. Rajni then leaves the village after learning hard work, discipline and many other good virtues from Gangadharan. The final scene shows Madhavi and her father at Rajni's father house discussing marriage for Madhavi. Madhavi trying to refuse suddenly realizes that she is actually in Rajni's house and to everyone's surprise Rajni clad in a full suit walks down the stairs with the credits starts rolling.



Soundtrack is composed by Ilayaraja. The song "En Vaazhvile" was reused from Hindi song "Hey Zindagi" which Ilayaraja composed for Sadma, hindi remake of Moondram Pirai. The song "Kadhalin Deepam" is based on Charukesi raga and remains one of the famous songs from the film.[3][4] Ilayaraja was supposed to sing this song but unable to do due to hernia operation, Raja then recorded in a tape recorder by whistling and sent it to SPB.[5] The song "Aasaikliye" is based on Arabhi Raga.[6]

Thambikku Entha Ooru
Soundtrack album by Ilaiyaraaja
Released 1984 (1984)
Language Tamil

All lyrics written by Panchu Arunachalam, all music composed by Ilaiyaraaja[7].

No. Title Playback Singers Length
1. "Aasaik Kiliye"   Malaysia Vasudevan  
2. "En Vaazhvile Varum Anbe Vaa"   S. P. Balasubramaniam  
3. "Kaathalin Deepam Onru I"   S. P. Balasubramaniam  
4. "Kaathalin Deepam Onru II"   S. Janaki  
5. "Kalyaana Mela Saththam"   S. Janaki  


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