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Directed byN. Rathnam
Produced byR. V. Mahalingam
Vijaya Panneer Selvam
Written byKamalesh Kumar (dialogues)
Screenplay byN. Rathnam
Story byJayram
Music byDeva
CinematographyM. Chandramouli
Edited byRajan - Kittan
Poornima Shankar Enterprises
Distributed byPoornima Shankar Enterprises
Release date
  • 12 May 1995 (1995-05-12)
Running time
140 minutes

Chellakannu is a 1995 Tamil romantic drama film directed by N. Rathnam. The film features Vignesh and Yuvarani in lead roles. The film had musical score by Deva and was released on 12 May 1995.[1][2][3]


Chellakannu (Vignesh) and Chandra (Yuvarani) are cousins, and they love each other since their childhood. Chandra then leaves the village for studying in the city and Chellakannu cannot forget her. When she is back, their family decide to marry them.

Dhandapani (Radha Ravi), Chellakannu's father, is the village Panchayat headman. One day, he punishes Rajavel (Babloo Prithviraj) for his bad behaviour towards a woman. Rajavel and his father Kailasam (Vijay Krishnaraj) decide to take revenge and to create a conflict between Dhandapani and Thangavel (Livingston), Chandra's father. At the village Panchayat, Thangavel is punished by Dhandapani for a crime he did not commit, thus Kailasam and Rajavel succeed in their plan.

A humiliated Thangavel cancels his daughter's marriage. He then becomes friends with Kailasam and Thangavel contests the Panchayat headman's election but Dhandapani won the election. Thangavel, who was upset with the election result, arranges his daughter Chandra's marriage with Rajavel.

Later, Thangavel realizes that Rajavel is a womaniser and cancels the marriage with Dhandapani's help. The rest of the story is what happens to Chellakannu and Chandra.



Soundtrack album by
GenreFeature film soundtrack
LabelVega Music

The film score and the soundtrack were composed by film composer Deva. The soundtrack, released in 1995, features 7 tracks with lyrics written by Pulamaipithan.[4]

Track Song Singer(s) Duration
1 'Bookampama' S. P. Balasubrahmanyam 4:41
2 'Chinna Kurivi' S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, K. S. Chithra 4:55
3 'Chinna Kurivi' Kalyan, Sangeetha 5:02
4 'Kallu Kuriya' Deva, Manorama 3:17
5 'Rakku Muthu' Malaysia Vasudevan, Swarnalatha 4:14
6 'Sikki Gichchi' S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Kalyan 4:48
7 'Vandiyile' S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Swarnalatha 5:00


  1. ^ "Filmography of chellakannu". Retrieved 26 December 2012.
  2. ^ "Chellakannu (1995)". Archived from the original on 25 June 2011. Retrieved 26 December 2012.
  3. ^ "Tamil Movie News--1995 Review". 9 January 1996. Retrieved 26 December 2012.
  4. ^ "Download Chella Kannu by Deva on Nokia Music". Archived from the original on 31 January 2013. Retrieved 26 December 2012.