Annai Oru Aalayam

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Annai Oru Aalayam
Directed byR. Thyagarajan
Produced byC. Dhandayudhapani
Written byThooyavan (dialogues)
Story bySandow M. M. A. Chinnappa Devar
StarringRajinikanth
Sripriya
Music byIlaiyaraaja
CinematographyP. N. Sundaram
Edited byM. G. Balurao,
P. Nandakumar Reddy
Production
company
Devar Films
Release date
  • 19 October 1979 (1979-10-19) (Tamil)
  • 8 November 1979 (1979-11-08) (Telugu)[1]
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil
Telugu

Annai Oru Aalayam (English: Mother is a Temple) (titled Amma Evarikaina Amma in Telugu) is a 1979 Indian Tamil adventure-comedy film directed by R. Thyagarajan.[2] The film stars Rajinikanth as an animal hunter who helps a baby elephant to reach its mother. It was a commercial success and included music composed by Ilaiyaraaja.[3] The film was a remake of Hindi film Maa (1976).[2]

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

The soundtrack consists of six songs composed by Ilayaraja with lyrics by Vaali. The song "Amma Nee Sumandha" is set in Charukesi raga.[4]

Annai Oru Aalayam
Studio album by
Ilayaraja
Released1979
GenreFeature film soundtrack
No. Song Singers Length (min:sec) Lyrics Notes
1 Amma Nee Summandha Pillai T. M. Soundararajan 04:04 Vaali
2 Appane Appane S.P.Balasubramanium and P.Susheela 04:32
3 Nadhiyoram S.P.Balasubramanium and P.Susheela 04.14
4 Malai Aruvi (Malayoram) S.P.Sailaja 03:48
5 Nilavu Neram P.Susheela 03:59
5 Nandhavanathil S.P.Balasubramanium 04:10

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sreekanth, Gayatri (2008). The Name is Rajinikanth. Om Books International. p. 369.
  2. ^ a b Ramachandran, Naman (2014) [2012]. Rajinikanth: The Definitive Biography. Delhi: Penguin Books. p. 98. ISBN 978-0-14-342111-5.
  3. ^ "யானைகளுடன் ரஜினி நடித்த `அன்னை ஓர் ஆலயம்': சிறுத்தையை தோள் மீது சுமந்த அபூர்வ காட்சி". Maalai Malar (in Tamil). 9 November 2010. Retrieved 13 December 2015.
  4. ^ https://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/a-ragas-journey-the-charm-of-charukesi/article2857091.ece

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