Auto Raja (1982 film)

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Auto Raja
Directed byK. Vijayan
Story byM. D. Sundar
Produced bySantosh Art Films
Music byIlaiyaraaja - 1 Song
Shankar–Ganesh - 5 Songs
Release date
27 March 1982
Running time
110 minutes

Auto Raja is a 1982 Tamil-language drama film, directed by K. Vijayan. The film stars Vijayakanth and Jaishankar .[1] The film was a remake of the 1980 Kannada movie of the same name.

The film was originally scheduled to be released on 14 January 1982, but due to some local conflicts it was released in March and it still made a grand entry.



Auto Raja
Film score by
GenreFeature film soundtrack

The soundtrack was composed by Shankar–Ganesh and Maestro Ilaiyaraja composed one song. Except "Sangathil Paadatha" which was composed by Ilayaraja, rest of the songs were composed by Shankar Ganesh. A total of six songs were composed of which all the six were included in the soundtrack.[2] The song "Malare Ennenna" was reused from the track "Naliva Gulabi Hoove" from the original Kannada film. Ilayaraja's composition "Sangathil Paadaatha" reused from Malayalam song "Thumbi Vaa" remains one of his famous tracks.

Track Song Singer(s) Lyrics Music
1 "Sangathil Padatha ..." Illayaraja, S. Janaki Pulavar Pulamaipithan Illaiyaraaja
2 "Malare Enna Kolam ..." S. P. Balasubrahmanyam Shankar Ganesh
3 "Kanni Vannam ..." S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Vani Jairam Shankar Ganesh
4 "Oru Vargappuratchi ..." T. M. Soundararajan Shankar Ganesh
5 "Kattilarai ..." S. Janaki Shankar Ganesh
6 "Oosikkulle ..." Malaysia Vasudevan & Chorus Shankar Ganesh


  1. ^ "Auto Raja LP Vinyl Records". musicalaya. Archived from the original on 9 October 2014. Retrieved 8 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Auto Raja Songs". musicalaya. Archived from the original on 9 October 2014. Retrieved 9 April 2014.