|Directed by||K. Selva Bharathy|
|Produced by||Shots N' Stills Ltd|
|Written by||K. Selva Bharathy
(screenplay & Dialogue)
|Story by||Trivikram Srinivas|
|Music by||S. A. Rajkumar|
|Edited by||Original Editor:-
N. Ganesh Kumar
V. T. Vijayan
Shots N' Stills Ltd
|Distributed by||Satya Movies|
|January 15, 2003|
Vaseegara is a 2003 Tamil film directed by K. Selva Bharathy, which is a remake of the successful 2001 Telugu film, Nuvvu Naaku Nachav. The film featured Vijay and Sneha in the leading roles, while Vadivelu, Nassar and Manivannan played other pivotal roles. The film released on 15 January 2003 to positive reviews and became an average boxoffice.The movie was remade into Bengali titled, Majnu,directed by Rajib Biswas, starring Hiran Chatterjee, Srabanti Chatterjee.
Bhoopathy comes to Chennai looking for a job. Viswanathan, being a very good friend of his father Mani, invites him to his house and he becomes a part of their family. Vishwanathan's daughter Priya, who is engaged to another guy, hates Bhoopathy initially but starts to love him, later expressing her love for him which he refuses, even though he loves her too but keeps his distance because he doesn't want to let down his father's friendship. Finally, her love is accepted by him and all of their family.
- Vijay as Bhoopathy
- Sneha as Priya
- Gayatri Jayaraman as Asha
- Vadivelu as Kattabomman
- Manivannan as Mani
- Nassar as Vishwanathan
- Suhasini Mani Ratnam as Priya's Aunt
- Sriman as Sriman
- Kamalesh as Prakash
- Nizhalgal Ravi as Prakash's Father
- Meera Krishnan as Priya's Mother
- M. R. Vasu Vikram as Priya's Uncle
- Mayilswamy as Prakash's Uncle
- Bonda Mani as Auto Driver
K. Selva Bharathy, who had previously worked with Vijay in Ninaithen Vandhai and Priyamaanavale, opted to remake the 2001 Telugu hit Nuvvu Naaku Nachav into Tamil with his previous film Priyamaanavale's cast Vijay and Simran. But Sneha was signed on to be a part of the film after becoming one of the Tamil film industry's most sought after actresses during 2001 and 2002. Gayatri Jayaraman was also signed on to play a supporting role.
'Vaseegara' received positive reviews from critics.Sify gave 5 stars out of 5 and stated "Vaseegara is Romantic Comedy entertainment that leaves you with a smile on your face", calling it "a perfect outing with your family this festival season". NowRunning.com stated man who attracts is Vijay and vijay is the real vaseegara of the movie.Sneha has done a decent job.All the characters in the movie have done their part well. and rated 4.5 stars out of 5. The movie opened alongside several prominent films such as the Vikram starrer Dhool and the Kamal Haasan-Madhavan starrer Anbe Sivam and emerged success at the boxoffice.
|Soundtrack album by S. A. Rajkumar|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|Label||The Best Audio|
|"Aaha Enparkal"||Shankar Mahadevan|
|"Oru Thadavai Sollvaya"||Hariharan, Chinmayi|
|"Nenjam Oru Murai"||Srinivas, Mahalakshmi Iyer|
|"Venaam Venaam"||Udit Narayan, Sadhana Sargam|
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