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Directed byGangai Amaran
Written byGangai Amaran
Produced byC. H. Venu
CinematographyA. Sabapathy
Edited byV. T. Vijayan
B. Lenin
Music byIlaiyaraja
Distributed byIndrani Movies
Release date
24 April 1992
Running time
135 minutes

Chinnavar is a 1992 Tamil language drama film directed by Gangai Amaran. The film stars Prabhu, Chandrasekhar and Kasthuri. The film was released on 24 April 1992.[1][2]


Muthu and Veerasamy are fishermen and they fish together in the same boat. Muthu lives with his mother. Veerasamy loves to drink a lot of alcohol and he has a sister, Meena who is in love with Muthu. Muthu decides to marry his carefree friend Veerasamy to Ponni. In a financial trouble, Veerasamy joins Kumar's boat, Kumar is a rich fishermen union leader. Veerasamy realises that Meena is in love with Muthu and he promises to Muthu his sister's hand. Meanwhile, Kumar asks Veerasamy to marry Meena, compelled by his wife, Veerasamy accepts. Hopeless, Meena tied to herself a Thaali. She then says to Veerasamy that Muthu marries her and Muthu confirms to save her honour. Veerasamy gets angry but when Muthu says the truth, he apologises to him. Kumar beats Muthu's mother and kidnaps Meena, he arranges a forced marriage between him and Meena. Muthu saves her and he finally marries her with his best friend's blessing.



Soundtrack album by
GenreFeature film soundtrack
LabelEknaath Audio
Sa Re Ga Ma
Aditya Music

The film score and the soundtrack were composed by Ilaiyaraaja. The soundtrack, released in 1992, features 7 tracks with lyrics written by, the director himself, Gangai Amaran.[3][4]

Track Song Singer(s) Duration
1 "Andhiyile Vaanam" Swarnalatha, Mano 5:01
2 "Goondru Gongura" Mano, K. S. Chithra 5:06
3 "Kadalorak Kavithayileu" Chorus 4:56
4 "Kottukkali" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, K. S. Chithra 5:11
5 "Maaraappu Chela" Mano, K. S. Chithra 4:59
6 "Padakottum Pattammah" K. S. Chithra, Malaysia Vasudevan 5:10
7 "Uttalangkiri Kiri" Malaysia Vasudevan, K. S. Chithra 4:59


The Indian Express wrote "Storytelling takes a backseat and charming cinematography and other fancy works rule the boost in Chinnavar".[5]


  1. ^ "Find Tamil Movie Chinnavar". Retrieved 12 March 2012.
  2. ^ "Filmography of chinnavar". Retrieved 12 March 2012.
  3. ^ "Chinnavar Songs". Retrieved 12 March 2012.
  4. ^ "Find Tamil Movie Chinnavar". Retrieved 12 March 2012.
  5. ^ "The Indian Express - Google News Archive Search".

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