Chandralekha (1995 film)

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Chandralekha
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Release Poster
Directed byNambirajan
Produced byN. Sreedevi
Written byNambirajan
StarringVijay
Vanitha Vijayakumar
Sindhu
Jaishankar
Sarath Babu
Ponnambalam
Senthil
Vadivelu
Karan
Music byIlaiyaraaja
CinematographyK. S. Selvaraj
Edited byR. Bhaskaran
Production
company
Shri Sairam Arts (P) Ltd.
Distributed byShri Sairam Arts (P) Ltd.
Release date
23 October 1995
Running time
136 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Chandralekha is a 1995 Tamil romantic drama film, directed by Nambirajan. The daughter of Tamil veteran actor Vijayakumar, Vanitha Vijayakumar played the love interest of Vijay.[1][2] This was the first movie for Vanitha. The music composed by Ilaiyaraaja was a super hit.[3][4] The film released on 23 October on Diwali, with mixed to positive reviews.[5] The film was an above average grosser at the box office.[6][7]

Plot[edit]

Chandralekha (Vanitha Vijayakumar), an orthodox Brahmin girl, falls in love with, Rahim (Vijay), a Muslim boy. Whereas, Salima (Sindhu) loves Rahim since her childhood. Mustafa (Ponnambalam), Rahim's brother, and Jamal (Karan), Salima's brother, agreed to engage Salima and Rahim without Rahim's permission. Their families discover the love between Rahim and Chandralekha and don't accept it. Meanwhile, the lovers try to run away from everybody, but are caught by militants in the forest. They are rescued from the militants by the police and brought safely to the village. Jamal, upset that her sister has gone mad, kills Chandralekha and Rahim at the railway station. Then, the police kill Jamal. The message of the movie is that love should be beyond religion, caste and creed.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

The music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja.[8]

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 "Adikkadi Thudikum" Swarnalatha Kamakodiyan 5:28
2 "Adi Aathadi" K. S. Chithra Panju Arunachalam 5:03
3 "Allah Un Aanai" P. Unni Krishnan, Preethi Uttamsingh Vaali 6:02
4 "Andanil Vaazhnthidum" Bhavatharini Kamakodiyan 6:00
5 "Arumbum Thalire" Arun Mozhi Vaali 4:49
6 "Sangili" Mano, K. S. Chithra Muthulingam 5:35
7 "Tharai Varamal" Arun Mozhi, P. Unni Krishnan Vaali 1:48
8 "Vanji Ponnu" K. S. Chithra Panju Arunachalam 5:19

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chandralekha - 1995". Joint Scene. Archived from the original on 16 March 2010.
  2. ^ "Filmography of chandralekha". Cinesouth. 21 October 1995. Archived from the original on 7 April 2012.
  3. ^ http://vijayfilmsongs.blogspot.com/
  4. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozMlujUjKkc
  5. ^ https://www.timesnownews.com/entertainment/south-gossip/article/sarkar-diwali-release-11-other-times-vijays-films-released-during-the-festival/306099
  6. ^ Team, MBOC (28 March 2018). "Vijay All Movies Box Office Collection Hits and Flops Analysis List (Top 10)". MBOC | Bollywood Box Office 2018, Hollywood Collection Day Wise, Tollywood, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Punjabi, Gujarati, Bengali Hits or Flops Lifetime Analysis. Retrieved 20 December 2018.
  7. ^ Vignesh (17 October 2017). "Vijay Hit, Flop, Blockbuster Movies | Ilayathalapathy Vijay Films List". Scooptimes - Latest Online News. Retrieved 20 December 2018.
  8. ^ "Chandralekha Songs". Raaga.com. Retrieved 17 September 2013.

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