Velai

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Velai
Directed by J. Suresh
Produced by J. Vasudevan
Written by Suresh
Balakumaran
Starring Vignesh
Indraja
Nassar
Music by Yuvan Shankar Raja
Cinematography Vijayasri
Edited by B. Lenin
V. T. Vijayan
Production
company
J. V. Films
Release dates
26 February 1998
Country India
Language Tamil

Velai (Tamil: வேலை ; English: Work) is a 1998 Indian Tamil film, directed by J. Suresh and written by Balakumaran, starring Vignesh, Indraja, Nassar in lead roles. The film, produced by J. Vasudevan, had musical score by Yuvan Shankar Raja and was released on 26 February 1998.[1]

Cast[edit]

Crew[edit]

  • Story, Screenplay, Direction: Suresh
  • Production: J. Vasudevan
  • Dialgoues: Balakumaran
  • Music: Yuvan Shankar Raja
  • Cinematography: Vijayasri
  • Editing: B. Lenin & V. T. Vijayan
  • Art direction: Suresh
  • Lyrics: Ravi, Arivumathi, Ravi Bharathi, Pazhani Bharathi, R. V. Udhayakumar

Soundtrack[edit]

Velai
Soundtrack album by Yuvan Shankar Raja
Released
30 January 1998 (India)
Recorded 1997
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Length 23:36
Label Best Audio
Producer Yuvan Shankar Raja
Yuvan Shankar Raja chronology
Aravindhan
(1997)
Velai
(1998)
Kalyana Galatta
(1998)

The soundtrack was composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja, his second venture after his debut film Aravindhan. It comprises 5 tracks, with Ravi, Arivumathi, Ravi Bharathi, Pazhani Bharathi and R. V. Udhayakumar having written the lyrics for each one song. Popular Tamil actor Vijay had sung one of the songs along with Premji Amaran, though he didn't act in the film, lending his voice to Vignesh while Nassr who acted in this film was introduced as playback singer.[2]

Track Song Singer(s) Duration Lyrics Notes
1 'Achutha Achutha' Yuvan Shankar Raja, Premji Amaran 4:40 Pazhani Bharathi
2 'Oyvedu Nilave' Hariharan, Bhavatharini 4:47 R. V. Udhayakumar
3 'Kanni Ponnu' Pop Shalini 4:23 Ravi
4 'Kaalathuketha Oru Gana' Vijay, Nassar, Premji Amaran 5:08 Ravi Bharathi
5 'Kunnooru Poochadi' Udit Narayan, Sujatha Mohan 4:38 Arivumathi

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Filmography of Velai". cinesouth.com. Retrieved 2009-04-18. 

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