Chandralekha (1995 film)
|Produced by||N. Sreedevi|
|Cinematography||K. S. Selvaraj|
|Edited by||R. Bhaskaran|
Shri Sairam Arts (P) Ltd.
|Distributed by||Shri Sairam Arts (P) Ltd.|
|23 October 1995|
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. This was the first movie for Vanitha. The music composed by Ilaiyaraaja was a super hit. The film released on 23 October on Diwali, with mixed to positive reviews. The film was an above average grosser at the box office.
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.
- Vijay as Rahim
- Vanitha Vijayakumar as Chandralekha
- Jaishankar as Ibrahim
- Sarath Babu as Shankar
- Ponnambalam as Mustafa
- Karan as Jamal
- Senthil as Ulaganathan
- Vadivelu as Sundaram
- Sabitha Anand as Fathima
- Sindhu as Salima
- Kalaranjini as Chandralekha's mother
- LIC Narasimhan as Ramachandran
- Pasi Narayanan as Village man
- Kamala Kamesh as Chandralekha's aunt
|2||"Adi Aathadi"||K. S. Chithra||Panju Arunachalam||5:03|
|3||"Allah Un Aanai"||P. Unni Krishnan, Preethi Uttamsingh||Vaali||6:02|
|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|
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