Amman Kovil Kizhakale
|Amman Kovil Kizhakale|
|Directed by||R. Sundarrajan|
|Produced by||Peter Selvakumar|
S. P. Pazhaniappan
|Written by||R. Sundarrajan|
V. N. S. Productions
|24 April 1986|
Amman Kovil Kizhakale (transl. East side of Amman temple) is a 1986 Tamil-language romantic drama film, starring Vijayakanth and Radha. This movie was a big commercial success and became a blockbuster. It ran 100 days in many theaters and ran 175 days in several theaters in Tamil Nadu. All the songs in the film were composed by Ilaiyaraaja and were massive hits. Vijayakanth also won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil. This movie was remade into Telugu and Kannada.
Chinnamani (Vijayakanth) lives in a village along with his father and his friends. Chinnamani sings well and always performs during the village temple festivals. Kanmani (Radha) is a wealthy girl, and the only daughter of the village panchayat board president (Ravichandran), who is arrogant. Kanmani, who boasts of being rich enters into clashes with Chinnamani and she decides to take revenge on Chinnamani as Chinnamani does not respect her. She decides to learn music from Chinnamani and also pretends to love him and embarrasses him in front of everyone, which angers Chinnamani and he breaks Kanmani's car. Kanmani beats Chinnamani with whip as it was decided by the panchayat for punishing Chinnamani. Angered, Chinnamani marries Kanmani immediately without her consent. Kanmani's mother (Srividya) tells the truth to Kanmani about Chinnamani.
Actually Chinnamani is the son of Srividya's elder brother (Vinu Chakravarthy), who is a wealthy man. Ravichandran worked under Vinu Chakravarthy and Srividya loved him. But Ravichandran takes all the properties from Vinu Chakravarthy after marrying his sister and sends him out of town. Also, Kanmani is the daughter of Ravichandran's illegitimate relationship with their house maid and Sri Vidya raised her as her own daughter.
Hearing this, Kanmani realizes her mistake and decides to live together with Chinnamani, but he does not believe her. Ravichandran decides to kill Chinnamani and sends a few thugs. Finally, Kanmani kills them and goes to jail. She returns after a few years where she finds Chinnamani as mentally disturbed person searching for Kanmani always. She unites with Chinnamani in the end.
- Vijayakanth as Chinnamani
- Radha as Kanmani
- Ravichandran as Kanmani's father
- Srividya as Kanmani's mother
- Radha Ravi
- Vinu Chakravarthy
- Ra. Sankaran
- T. K. S. Chandran
Sundarrajan initially planned to direct this film with Rajinikanth and also with Murali however things didn't work out. After the success of Vaidehi Kathirunthal (1984), he decided to cast Vijayakanth and Radha in lead roles.
|1||"Chinnamani Kuyile"||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam||Gangai Amaran||04:24|
|2||"Kada Veedhi"||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam||04:13|
|3||"Kalai Nera" (Female)||S. Janaki||04:49|
|4||"Kalai Nera" (Male)||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam||04:21|
|5||"Oru Moonu Mudichaaley"||Malaysia Vasudevan||04:36|
|6||"Poove Eduthu"||P. Jayachandran, S. Janaki||04:31|
|7||"Un Paarvayil"||K. J. Yesudas, K. S. Chithra||04:07|
|1988||Khaidi No. 786||Vijaya Bapineedu||Telugu||Chiranjeevi, Bhanupriya|
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