Aavarampoo

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Aavarampoo
Aavarampoo poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byBharathan
Produced byK. R.
Written byPrasanna Kumar
(Dialogues)
Screenplay byPadmarajan
Story byPadmarajan
Starring
Music byIlaiyaraaja
CinematographyS. Kumar
Edited byB. Lenin
V. T. Vijayan
Production
company
K. R. Enterprises
Release date
‹See TfM›
  • 12 June 1992 (1992-06-12)
Running time
125 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Aavarampoo (transl.Avaram senna) is a 1992 Indian Tamil-language teen romance film, directed by Bharathan and produced by Kothanda Ramaiah. A remake of the 1980 Malayalam film Thakara,[1] it stars Vineeth, Nandhini and Nassar. The film was released on 5 June 1992.

Plot[edit]

Sakkarai is a mentally ill boy and an orphan. Most of the villagers take advantage of his innocence. Sakkarai works under his chief Thevar, who has two wives. After a dispute with his first wife Lakshmi, he marries another woman. Sakkarai develops a soft corner for Thevar's daughter Thamarai. Aasari, who has been humiliated by Thamarai, brainwashes and manipulates Sakkarai. So Sakkarai has a physical relation with Thamarai. Later, Thevar finds out their relationship and beats the innocent Sakkarai. Later, Thevar arranges his daughter's marriage with Senkodan, a drunkard. What transpires later forms the crux of the story.

Cast[edit]

  • Vineeth as Sakkarai
  • Nandhini as Thamarai
  • Nassar as Thevar
  • Goundamani as Aasari
  • Sulakshana as Thevar's second wife
  • Valsala Menon as Lakshmi, Thevar's first wife
  • Anu Anand as Balu
  • Bayilvan Ranganathan as Bayilvan
  • Sharmili as Pappa
  • Indrajith
  • Seena Antony
  • Vichitra
  • Master Deepak
  • Baby Sridevi
  • Bharathan in a cameo appearance

Soundtrack[edit]

Aavarampoo
Soundtrack album by
Released1992
Recorded1992
GenreFeature film soundtrack
Length28:41
ProducerIlaiyaraaja

The film score and the soundtrack were composed by film composer Ilaiyaraaja. The soundtrack, released in 1992, features 6 tracks with lyrics written by Pulamaipithan and Gangai Amaran.[2]

Track Song Singer(s) Duration
1 "Aalolam Paadi" Ilaiyaraaja 5:05
2 "Adukku Malli Yeduthu" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki 5:00
3 "Mandhiram Idhu" K. J. Yesudas 6:09
4 "Nadhi Odum Karaiyoram" S. Janaki 4:53
5 "Saadhinchane" Krishna Sundar 2:55
6 "Saami Kitta Solli" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki 4:39

Release and reception[edit]

Aavarampoo was released on 12 June 1992.[3] The Indian Express wrote, "the director's touch of class is evident in every frame".[4] For his performance, Nassar won the Tamil Nadu State Film Special Award for Best Actor.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Raman, Sruthi Ganapathy. "Vineeth on 'Sarvam Thaala Mayam' and what he wants from his roles: 'There is so much more I can do'". Scroll.in. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  2. ^ "Avarampoo (1992)". Raaga.com. Archived from the original on 30 June 2013. Retrieved 2 May 2013.
  3. ^ "Aavarampoo". The Indian Express. 12 June 1992. p. 6.
  4. ^ "Touch of class". The Indian Express. 19 June 1992. p. 7.
  5. ^ "Film city to be ready soon: Jaya". The Indian Express. 19 January 1994. p. 3.

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