Aduthathu Albert

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Aduthathu Albert
Theatrical release poster
Directed byG. N. Rangarajan
Screenplay byG. N. Rangarajan
Story byKasthuri Rangan
Produced byG. N. Rangarajan
CinematographyD. D. Prasanth
Edited byK. R. Ramalingam
Music byIlaiyaraaja
Kumaravel Films
Release date
  • 12 July 1985 (1985-07-12)
Running time
120 minutes

Aduthathu Albert (transl. Albert, the neighbour) is a 1985 Indian Tamil-language comedy film produced and directed by G. N. Rangarajan. The film stars Prabhu and Urvashi. It was released on 12 July 1985,[1] and failed at the box office.[2]


Albert, a Christian boy, hates Radha, a Brahmin girl. Mary, Albert's sister, and Raja, Radha's brother are in love. Albert then decides to help the lovers but the lovers later commit suicide. Albert and Radha begin to scare their family to teach them a lesson, they eventually fall in love with each other.



The soundtrack was composed by Ilaiyaraaja.[3][4] The song "Va Va Mysooru" was adapted from the Kannada song "Aaha Mysore Mallige", composed by Ilaiyaraaja's mentor G. K. Venkatesh.[citation needed]

Song Singer(s) Lyrics Duration
'Aadidu Peyygaley' Vani Jairam, Malaysia Vasudevan, S. Janaki, Kovai Soundararajan Gangai Amaran 4:58
'Hey Indhira' S. P. Sailaja, Malaysia Vasudevan Kadhal Mathi 4:28
'Idhayame' Malaysia Vasudevan, S. Janaki Ponnaruvi 4:32
'Sondhangale' Malaysia Vasudevan Vairamuthu 4:41
'Va Va Mysooru' Ramesh, S. Janaki, Malaysia Vasudevan Vaali 4:27


Jayamanmadhan of Kalki felt many of the scenes from the film gave an impression of watching an old film in television.[5]


  1. ^ "Aduthathu Albert / அடுத்தாத்து ஆல்பர்ட்". Screen 4 Screen. Archived from the original on 31 July 2021. Retrieved 31 July 2021.
  2. ^ Dhananjayan, G. (19 July 2016). "Success formula: LOL with fear". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 3 June 2019. Retrieved 5 May 2022.
  3. ^ "Adutthattu Albert Tamil Film LP Vinyl Record by Ilayaraja". Mossymart. Archived from the original on 31 July 2021. Retrieved 31 July 2021.
  4. ^ "Aduthathu Albert (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) - EP". Apple Music. 1 January 1985. Archived from the original on 5 May 2022. Retrieved 5 May 2022.
  5. ^ ஜெயமன்மதன் (28 July 1985). "அடுத்தாத்து ஆல்பர்ட்". Kalki (in Tamil). p. 56. Archived from the original on 29 July 2022. Retrieved 22 November 2021.

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