Brindavanam (2017 film)

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Brindavanam
Brindavanam (2017).jpg
Poster
Directed byRadha Mohan
Produced byShan Sutharsan
Screenplay byRadha Mohan
Story byRadha Mohan
StarringArulnithi
Vivek
Tanya
Music byVishal Chandrasekhar
CinematographyM. S. Vivekanand
Edited byT. S. Jay
Production
company
Distributed byOrange Creations
Release date
  • May 26, 2017 (2017-05-26)[1]
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Brindavanam is a 2017 Indian Tamil language comedy drama film directed by Radha Mohan and produced by Shan Sutharsan.[2] The film stars Arulnithi and Vivek in the lead roles, while Tanya portrays the leading female role. Featuring music composed by Vishal Chandrasekhar, the film began production during August 2016 and was released on 26 May 2017.[3][4]

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

In June 2016, Shan Sutharsan of Vansan Movies announced that his production studio would simultaneously produce two Tamil films — a project by Radha Mohan and Mahendran Rajamani's Enakku Vaaitha Adimaigal. Arulnithi and Vivek were reported to play leading roles, while newcomer Tanya, granddaughter of actor Ravichandran, was selected as the lead actress. M. S. Prabhu and Vishal Chandrasekhar were revealed as the film's cinematographer and composer, though Prabhu was later replaced by newcomer M.S. Vivekanand, an erstwhile assistant of P. C. Sriram.[5] Radha Mohan announced actor Vivek would portray himself and the film would be about the bonding between a popular actor and his fan, though distanced reports that the film would be along the lines of the 2016 Hindi film, Fan.[5] To prepare for his role, Arulnithi learnt sign language for ten days from expert Vijaya Bhaskar, who had also trained Jyothika for her role in Radha Mohan's Mozhi.[6][7]

The film was officially launched with the title Brindavanam in mid August 2016, with Vivek planting a tree sapling to commemorate the start of the film's shoot in Sakleshpur, Karnataka.[3][8] The director revealed that he opted against naming the film Mozhi 2 despite being tempted to, in order to underplay expectations for the film from audiences.[9][10] Brindavanam was shot for nine days in Sakleshpur, before the team moved to Ooty for a further 35 days to complete the shoot.[11][12]

Soundtrack[edit]

Brindavanam
Soundtrack album by
Released2017
LanguageTamil
LabelVansan Music
Vishal Chandrasekhar chronology
Sangili Bungili Kadhava Thorae
(2017)
Brindavanam
(2017)
7 Naatkal
(2017)

The film's music was composed by Vishal Chandrasekhar and featured three songs, all written by Madhan Karky. The audio rights are secured by Vansan Music, a subsidiary of the production house.

Track list
No.TitleLyricsSinger(s)Length
1."Giji Giji Saare"Madhan KarkyNikhil Mathew, Vivek, Sinduri Vishal3:55
2."Shoobi Doobi Dooba"Madhan KarkySharanya Gopinath3:25
3."Yaar Nee Yaarada"Madhan KarkyS. P. Balasubrahmanyam3:30

Release[edit]

The film opened on 26 May 2017 across Tamil Nadu, alongside Samuthirakani's Thondan (2017).The satellite rights of the film were sold to Sun TV.[13] The film received positive reviews, with a critic from The Hindu stating it is "a feel-good film that narrates tales of friendship and love" and that "it has got its vision and mission clear – to be heart-warming, funny and emotional at times".[14] The New Indian Express stated it was a "warm, fuzzy film that works for the most part", while The Hindustan Times stated "it leaves you grinning for the most part and also stirs up an emotional storm within".[15][16] Likewise, India Today called it a "thoroughly entertaining film", while Sify.com's reviewer wrote that "the importance of family, the enduring bond of brotherhood, and the power of forgiveness in the film will surely make you smile".[17][18] [19][20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brindavanam (Brindhavanam) Tamil Movie". FilmiBeat.
  2. ^ ""Don't think Brindavanam is an emotional movie" – Arulnidhi". Top 10 Cinema. 2017-04-18. Retrieved 2017-04-18.
  3. ^ a b "IndiaGlitz — Radha Mohan Arulnithi Tanya new film Brindavanam starts rolling — Tamil Movie News".
  4. ^ "Arulnithi-Radha Mohan team up for Brindhavanam".
  5. ^ a b "IndiaGlitz — Sethupathy producer Vansan Movies next with Radha Mohan Arulnithi vivekh — Tamil Movie News".
  6. ^ "Arulnithi learns sign language".
  7. ^ "I've got a peculiar taste in films: Arulnithi".
  8. ^ "Radhamohan's next film with Arulnithi titled as Brindhavanam".
  9. ^ "I did not want to title my film as Mozhi 2: Radha Mohan – Times of India".
  10. ^ "I only make films I believe in".
  11. ^ "Another TV actor makes the leap".
  12. ^ Anantharam, Chitradeepa (16 May 2017). "High on emotion" – via www.thehindu.com.
  13. ^ http://tamiltvchannelexpress.blogspot.in/2017/07/brindavanam-movie-premiere.html
  14. ^ Anantharam, Chitradeepa (26 May 2017). "Brindavanam: Celebrating life's moments" – via www.thehindu.com.
  15. ^ "Brindavanam review: A warm, fuzzy film that works for the most part".
  16. ^ "Brindavanam movie review: Director Radha Mohan's film is heartwarming and funny". 26 May 2017.
  17. ^ "Brindavanam movie review: A thoroughly entertaining film". India Today. 27 May 2017.
  18. ^ "Review : Brindhavanam review: Feel-good comedy entertainer (2017)". www.sify.com.
  19. ^ "Brindhavanam box office collection". 26 May 2017.
  20. ^ "Brindhavanam Review {3/5}: Radha Mohan is known for genteel films and Brindhavanam is no exception". The Times of India.

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