Aavarampoo

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Aavarampoo
Aavarampoo DVD cover.jpg
DVD cover
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
  • 5 June 1992 (1992-06-05)
Running time
125 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Aavarampoo is a 1992 Tamil drama film, directed by Bharathan. The film features Vineeth, Nandhini and Nassar in lead roles. The film, produced by K. R., had musical score by Ilaiyaraaja and was released on 5 June 1992. The film is a remake of the critically acclaimed 1980 Malayalam film Thakara.[1][2][3]

Plot[edit]

Sakkarai (Vineeth) is a mentally ill boy and an orphan. Most of the villagers take advantage of his innocence. Sakkarai works under his chief Thevar (Nassar), who has two wives. After a dispute with his first wife Lakshmi (Valsara Menon), he got married to another woman (Sulakshana). Sakkarai develops a soft corner for Thevar's daughter Thamarai (Nandhini). Aasari (Goundamani), 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
  • Valsara 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

Awards[edit]

Film Fans' Association Awards 1992
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards 1992

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.[4][5][6]

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

Reception[edit]

The Indian Express wrote "the director's touch of class is evident in every frame".[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Filmography of avarampoo". cinesouth.com. Retrieved 2 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Aavaram Poo (1992) Tamil Movie". spicyonion.com. Retrieved 2 May 2013.
  3. ^ "Aavarampoo". entertainment.oneindia.in. Retrieved 2 May 2013.
  4. ^ "Avarampoo - Raaga". raaga.com. Retrieved 2 May 2013.
  5. ^ "Avarampoo : Tamil Movie". hummaa.com. Archived from the original on 25 October 2013. Retrieved 2 May 2013.
  6. ^ "Aavaram Poo Songs". oosai.com. Archived from the original on 10 July 2013. Retrieved 2 May 2013.
  7. ^ https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=P9oYG7HA76QC&dat=19920619&printsec=frontpage&hl=en

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