Aasai Mugam

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Aasai Mugam
Aasai Mugam.jpg
Tamil ஆசை முகம்
Directed by P. Pullaiah
Produced by P. L. Mohan Ram
Written by Arour Dass
'Thuraiyoor' K. Murthy
Screenplay by Arour Dass
'Thuraiyoor' K. Murthy
Story by T. N. Balu
Starring M. G. Ramachandran
B. Saroja Devi
M. N. Nambiar
Music by S.M.Subbhaiya Naïdhu
Cinematography P. L. Roy
W. R. Subba Rao
T. M. Sundar Babu
Edited by C. P. Jambulingam
P. K. Krishnan
S. R. Das
K. R. Krishnan
Mohan Productions
Distributed by Mohan Productions
Release date
  • 10 December 1965 (1965-12-10)
Running time
145 mins
Country India
Language Tamil

Aasai Mugam (Face of Desire) is a Tamil language film starring M. G. Ramachandran. The film was released in 1965.


In the Tamil Country of the 60s...

Because Ponniyam Kodhi, a marriage broker feels deceiving on his commission by Bhavani Amma (C. K. Saraswathy), the mother of Selvy (B. Saroja Devi) whom she is soon going to marry to a strong good match, attractive Manogaran (MGR), only son of big family, that of Siva Shankaran Pulai (K. D. Santhanam), an immense landowner, the matchmaker, out of revenge, damages the engagement !

At the same moment, somewhere else, a gang led by Varada (M. N. Nambiar), the ex-manager of Siva Shankaran Pulai's domains plans with his walk-on Vâdjaravel (S. V. Ramadoss), to appropriate all the fortune of its former boss, by usurping the identity of his son and more exactly the beautiful face of Manogaran !

The affair is facilitated by a mysterious doctor and in a machine of its invention!

Entrainer by greed, Vâdjaravel volunteers to undergo an operation of plastic surgery to look like his victim (Manogaran).


  • M. G. Ramachandran as Manogar alias Manogaran
  • B. Saroja Devi as T.C.(Telephone Cleaner) alias Selvy
  • M. N. Nambiar as Varada alias Varadanan
  • Nagesh as Manogar 's personal secretary
  • K. D. Santhanam[1] as Siva Shankaran Pulai, Manogar 's father
  • S. V. Ramadoss as Vâdjaravel (Vadhravel)
  • "Loose" Arumugham as
  • Geethanjali[2] as Kamala, Vâdjaravel 's wife
  • Lakshmi Prabha[3] as Maragadam, Manogar 's mother & Siva Shankaran Pulai 's wife
  • C. K. Saraswathy[4] as Bhavani Amma, Selvy 's mother


The music composed by S.M.Subbhaiya Naïdhu, while lyrics written by Vaali.

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 Neeya Illai Naana(x2) T. M. Soundararajan & P. Susheela Vaali 03:21 / 04:23 (film version)
2 Yaarukku Yaar Endru Theriyaadha T. M. Soundararajan & P. Susheela 02:52 / 03:05 (film version)
3 Ennai Kadhalithal Mattum Pothuma T. M. Soundararajan & P. Susheela 03:37 / 03:49 (film version)
4 Ethanai Periya (Innoruvar Vaedhanai) T. M. Soundararajan 03:41 / 04:24 (film version)
5 Naal Oru Medai Pozhudhoru Nadippu T. M. Soundararajan 03:26 / 03:12 (film version)


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