Chinna Kuyil Paaduthu

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Chinna Kuyil Paaduthu
Directed byP. Madhavan
Produced byP. M. Venkat Prashanth
P. M. Arunkumar
Written byBala Murugan
StarringSivakumar
Ambika
Master Tingu
Ilavarasi
Manorama
K. Bhagyaraj
Music byIlaiyaraaja
CinematographyP. N. Sundaram
Edited byR. Devarajan
Distributed byKarpagam Films
Release date
24 July 1987[1]
Running time
152 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Chinna Kuyil Paaduthu (English: A small cuckoo is singing) is a 1987 Tamil-language drama film directed by P. Madhavan and produced by P. M. Venkat Prasad and P. M. Arunkumar. The film script was written by Bala Murugan. Music was by Ilaiyaraaja. The film stars Sivakumar, Ambika, Master Tingu and Ilavarasi playing lead roles.

Plot[edit]

Forced by his eight-year-old son, Raju, a widower marries Geetha by hiding his first marriage. When Geetha learns about his first marriage, she calls off her marriage and leaves him.

Cast[edit]

Crew[edit]

  • Art: P. Durai
  • Stills: A. Simmaiah
  • Design: Deenadhayal
  • Publicity: Elegant
  • Processing: Vijaya Colour Lab
  • Audiography: Venus Dubbing Theatres and Manish Dubbing Theatres
  • Re – Recording: Sp. Ramanathan and Babu
  • Choreography: K. Sivashankar
  • Outdoor: Arun Prasad Movie P. Ltd

Soundtrack[edit]

Chinna Kuyil Paaduthu
Soundtrack album by
Released1987
Recorded1987
Length18:05
LanguageTamil
ProducerIlaiyaraaja

Music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja and lyrics were written by Gangai Amaran Vaali and Kavingnar Muthulingam.[2][3]

No. Songs Singer lyricist Length
1 "Unnai Naane" K. S. Chithra 04:42
2 "Chithirai Mathathu" K. S. Chithra Malaysia Vasudevan Muthulingam 04:14
3 "Chinna Kuyil Oru" Ilaiyaraaja 04:26
4 "Ponnumani" S. Janaki 03:39
5 "Appavukku Paiyan" Ilaiyaraaja 02:29

Reception[edit]

On 7 August 1987, V. S. Thomas of The Indian Express wrote that the film "is an attempt at entertainment with plenty of sentimental incidents tagged together but the effort is not crowned with success as there is a sense of abruptness and artificiality throughout".[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "சின்னக்குயில் பாடுது". Vellitthirai. Retrieved 10 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Chinna Kuyil Paaduthu 1987". Music India Online. Retrieved 24 June 2016.
  3. ^ Ilaiyaraaja (1987). சின்னக்குயில் பாடுது (liner notes) (in Tamil). Echo Records.
  4. ^ Thomas, V. S. (7 August 1987). "Two-in-one". The Indian Express. p. 5.