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Bramma poster.jpg
Directed byK. Subash
Written byK. Subhaash
Shanmuga Priyan (dialogues)
Produced byM. Ramanathan
CinematographyY. N. Murali
Edited byKrishnamoorthy
Music byIlaiyaraaja
Raaj Films International
Distributed byRaaj Films International
Release date
  • 5 November 1991 (1991-11-05)[1]
Running time

Bramma is a 1991 Tamil language crime thriller film directed by K. Subash and produced by M. Ramanathan. The film stars Sathyaraj in the lead role pairing with Khushbu and Bhanupriya. Goundamani, Vijayakumar, Pradeep Shakthi, and C. R. Saraswathi play supporting roles. The music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja.


Ravivarman is a talented artist with a special ability to draw faces of people at different ages given their childhood photo. After the tragic loss of his wife Pavithra in a flight blast, he became a drunkard and lived aimlessly. Police summons Ravi to draw the face of accused in bomb blast from the previous file photo. Because of his painting, the criminal George is caught by the police, and George challenges to take revenge on Ravi. Due to his help to the police, Ravi becomes famous and is called by a rich man in Rosewood Estate who wants to find his niece who went missing at the age of five. From the housemaid's warning, Ravi understands the rich man's true intentions. He draws his wife as the missing niece's painting and hands over it to the rich man. Meanwhile, he searches and finds Jennifer, who is the actual heir of Rosewood Estate. George escapes from jail, and it is revealed that Pavithra is alive but in a coma. Meanwhile, Jeni falls in love with Ravi. At last, Ravi fights and gets the property of Jeni and unites with Pavithra.



The music composed by Ilaiyaraaja.[2]

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 "Engiruntho" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam Vaali 05:07
2 "Ival Oru Ilanguruvi" S. Janaki 04:53
3 "Nadapadhu Nadakattum" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam Gangai Amaran 05:04
4 "Raathiri Neram Railadi Oram" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki Vaali 05:04
5 "Varuthu Varuthu" S. Janaki, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam 05:02

Critical reception[edit]

The film received great accolades and was super hit at the box office. The Indian Express wrote "Its an elaborately worked out formula film, with ample opportunity for Sathyaraj to swagger around in his informal manner".[3]


  1. ^ "bramma ( 1991 )". Cinesouth. Archived from the original on 29 October 2006. Retrieved 8 February 2012.
  2. ^ "Bramma Songs". 5starmusiq. Archived from the original on 7 October 2017. Retrieved 7 October 2017.
  3. ^ "Brahma". The Indian Express. 1 November 1991. p. 7.

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