Annai Oru Aalayam
|Annai Oru Aalayam|
|Directed by||R. Thyagarajan|
|Written by||Thooyavan (dialogues)|
|Story by||Sandow M. M. A. Chinnappa Devar|
|Produced by||C. Dhandayudhapani|
|Cinematography||P. N. Sundaram|
|Edited by||M. G. Balurao|
P. Nandakumar Reddy
Annai Oru Aalayam (transl. Mother is a Temple) is a 1979 Indian Tamil-language adventure film directed by R. Thyagarajan. It was simultaneously shot in Telugu with the title Amma Evarikaina Amma (transl. Mother is mother for all). 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. The film was a remake of the Hindi film Maa (1976).
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An animal hunter seeks to help a baby elephant reach its mother.
- Anjali Devi
- Mohan Babu
- Major Sundarrajan (Tamil)
- S. A. Asokan (Tamil)
- Chalam (Telugu)
- Allu Ramalingiah (Telugu)
The elephant calf was played by Ganesh.
The soundtrack consists of six songs composed by Ilaiyaraaja with lyrics by Vaali. The song "Amma Nee Sumandha" is set in Charukesi raga.
|Amma Nee Summandha Pillai||T. M. Soundararajan||04:04|
|Appane Appane||S.P.Balasubramanium and P.Susheela||04:32|
|Nadhiyoram||S.P.Balasubramanium and P.Susheela||04.14|
|Malai Aruvi (Malayoram)||S.P.Sailaja||03:48|
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