Anand (1987 film)

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Anand
Anand (1987).jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byC. V. Rajendran
Screenplay bySivachandran
Story byDasari Narayana Rao
Produced byShanthi Narayanasami
T. Manohar
StarringPrabhu
Radha
Jayashree
CinematographyG. Or. Nathan
Edited byN. Chandran
Music byIlaiyaraaja
Production
company
Release date
  • 20 November 1987 (1987-11-20)
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Anand is a 1987 Indian Tamil-language romantic drama film, directed by C. V. Rajendran for Sivaji Productions. The film stars Prabhu, Radha and Jayashree. A remake of the Telugu film Majnu,[1] it was released on 20 November 1987.[2]

Plot[edit]

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Soundtrack was composed by Ilaiyaraaja. Lyrics were by Gangai Amaran.[3][4] Anand was the first Tamil film since the 1950s where Lata Mangeshkar sang; she performed without taking remuneration out of respect for Prabhu's father Sivaji Ganesan.[5]

No. Song Singers Lyrics
1 "Aararo Aararo" Lata Mangeshkar Gangai Amaran
2 "I Want To Tell You Something" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
3 "Ola Kudisaiyile"
4 "Thodatha Thaalam" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki
5 "Hey You Come" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
6 "Poovukku Poovale"

Reception[edit]

The Indian Express wrote, "As both lovers belong to the upper class, the décor of the interiors is modish. G.OR. Nathan's photography accentuates this effect: the soft and diffuse lighting gives the film a classy texture".[6] Kalki gave the film a more mixed review.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Prabhu Ganesan – Charismatic, Affable and Underrated". Mayyam. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 4 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Anand". The Indian Express. 20 November 1987. p. 3. Retrieved 28 May 2020.
  3. ^ "Anand". JioSaavn. Archived from the original on 4 March 2022. Retrieved 4 March 2022.
  4. ^ "Anand Tamil Film LP Vinyl Record by Ilayaraja". Mossymart. Archived from the original on 4 March 2022. Retrieved 4 March 2022.
  5. ^ Kolappan, B. (6 February 2022). "Lata Mangeshkar rendered a few all-time greats in Tamil films". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 13 February 2022. Retrieved 4 March 2022.
  6. ^ "Tragic love". The Indian Express. 27 November 1987. p. 5. Retrieved 5 December 2019.
  7. ^ ஜெயமன்மதன் (13 December 1987). "ஆனந்த்". Kalki (in Tamil). p. 11. Archived from the original on 29 July 2022. Retrieved 22 April 2022.

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