60 Vayadu Maaniram

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60 Vayadu Maaniram
60 Vayadu Maaniram.jpg
Directed byRadha Mohan
Screenplay byRadha Mohan
Based onGodhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu
Produced byKalaipuli S. Thanu
StarringPrakash Raj
Vikram Prabhu
Indhuja Ravichandran
CinematographyManush Nandan
Edited byT. S. Jay
Music byIlaiyaraaja
V Creations
Release date
  • 31 August 2018 (2018-08-31)
Running time
136 minutes

60 Vayadu Maaniram also known as Arubathu Vayadu Maaniram (transl. 60 years old, wheatish complexion) is a 2018 Indian Tamil-language drama film written and directed by Radha Mohan.[1] This movie is the remake of 2016 Kannada box office hit film Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu.[2] The film stars Prakash Raj, Vikram Prabhu, Samuthirakani and Indhuja Ravichandran in main lead roles.[3] This film is produced by popular producer and distributor Kalaipuli S. Thanu under his production company V Creations.[4]

The film's score and soundtrack are scored by Ilaiyaraaja.[5] The film's cinematography is handled by Manush Nandan while editing is handled by T.S.Jay. The art direction of the film is handled by K. Kathir.


Govindarajan (Prakash Raj), a 60-year-old man, suffers from Alzheimer's disease. One day, he suddenly goes missing. His son Shiva (Vikram Prabhu), who is worried by his father's disappearance, embarks on a search with a female doctor named Archana (Indhuja Ravichandran). Govindarajan gets entangled with Ranga (Samuthirakani), a killer who has committed a murder. The rest of the film involves whether Shiva finds his father or not.[6]



Prakash Raj purchased the rights to remake the 2016 Kannada box office hit film Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu in Tamil, Telugu.[7] and Hindi.[8] The production venture of the film commenced in late 2016 which also marked the first remake film in Radha Mohan's filmography.[9]

The official trailer of the film was released on 14 August 2018 and received positive reviews from the audience.[10][11][12]


After 5 Years Later, The Satellite Rights Of The Film was sold to Colors Tamil. This Movie will be premiere in Feb 5 2023 at 2p.m


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Soundtrack album by
GenreFeature film soundtrack
LabelThink Music India
Ilaiyaraaja chronology
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The background music for the film was composed by Ilaiyaraaja, while the lyrics were penned by Pa. Vijay, Pazhani Bharathi and Vivek.

No. Song Singers Lyrics
1 "Iraivinai Thedi" Ilaiyaraaja Pa. Vijay
2 "Thedi Thedi" Benny Dayal, Vibhavari Pazhani Bharathi
3 "Naalum Naalum I" Monali Thakur Vivek
4 "Naalum Naalum II" Benny Dayal, Monali Thakur


Times of India wrote "The movie appeals to those who haven't watched the original version or love watching stories on beautiful bonding".[13] Firstpost wrote "On the whole 60 Vayathu Maaniram is refreshingly fresh and likeable for its characters."[14] Behindwoods wrote "With interesting writing for Samuthirakani's portions and an engaging screenplay, 60 Vayadu Maaniram could have looked a lot more complete."[15] India Today called it "Average drama with overdose of emotions".[16] Deccan Chronicle wrote it "is a neatly self-contained film that achieves what it set out to through delicate acting, nuanced cinematography, and serene music".[17]


  1. ^ "Prakash Raj and Vikram Prabhu team up for '60 Vayadu Maaniram'". The Times of India. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Vikram Prabhu, Prakash Raj in Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu's Tamil remake". The Times of India. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  3. ^ "60 Vayadu Maaniram (Aka) 60 Vayadhu Maaniram review". 31 August 2018.
  4. ^ "கிழக்கு சீமையிலே படத்துக்கு பிறகு நான் பெருமை கொள்ளும் படைப்பு : தயாரிப்பாளர் தாணு– News18 Tamil". News18 Tamil. 7 August 2018. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  5. ^ "இளையராஜா இசையமைத்துள்ள '60 வயது மாநிறம்': டிரெய்லர் வெளியீடு!". Dinamani. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  6. ^ Khalilullah.S (14 August 2018). "'நம்ம ஒவ்வொருவருக்குள்ளும் ஒரு வெள்ள நாய், கறுப்பு நாய் இருக்கும்!' - '60 வயது மாநிறம்' படத்தின் ட்ரெய்லர் | '60 vayadu maaniram' movie trailer released". vikatan.com (in Tamil). Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  7. ^ "Godhi Banna Sadharna Mykattu to be made in Tamil and Telugu". The Times of India. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  8. ^ "Amitabh Bachchan & Prakash Raj To Come Together For GBSM Remake?". filmibeat.com. 15 July 2016. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  9. ^ "'It Was A Privilege To Work With Ilaiyaraaja': Radha Mohan On 'Arubadhu Vayadhu Maaniram'". Silverscreen.in. 31 July 2018. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  10. ^ "Vikram Prabhu's '60 Vayadu Maaniram' trailer". The Times of India. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  11. ^ Aaglave, Ganesh. "60 Vayadu Maaniram trailer: Prakash Raj and Vikram Prabhu's class act make this thriller drama an interesting watch". Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  12. ^ "'60 Vayadhu Maaniram' Trailer: Prakash Raj Reprises The Role of the Brilliant Anant Nag". Silverscreen.in. 15 August 2018. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  13. ^ "60 Vayadu Maaniram Movie Review {3.0/5}: Critic Review of 60 Vayadu Maaniram by Times of India". The Times of India.
  14. ^ "60 Vayathu Maaniram movie review: Prakash Raj, Vikram Prabhu in a heart-warming film with stellar performances-Entertainment News , Firstpost". 31 August 2018.
  15. ^ "60 Vayadu Maaniram (Aka) 60 Vayadhu Maaniram review". 31 August 2018.
  16. ^ "60 Vayadu Maaniram Review: Average drama with overdose of emotions".
  17. ^ "60 Vayadu Maaniram movie review: An honest and heartfelt piece of cinema". 2 September 2018.

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