Deiva Vaakku

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Deiva Vaakku
Deiva Vaakku DVD cover.jpg
DVD cover
Directed byM. S. Madhu
Screenplay byM. S. Madhu
Produced byT. Siva
Starring
CinematographyR. Ravi Shankar
Edited byG. Jayachandran
R. R. Ilavarasan
Music byIlaiyaraaja
Production
company
Amma Creations
Release date
  • 11 September 1992 (1992-09-11)
Running time
130 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Deiva Vaakku (transl. God's promise) is a 1992 Indian Tamil-language drama film directed by M. S. Madhu, starring Karthik and Revathi. The film, produced by T. Siva, was released on 11 September 1992.[1] It is a remake of the Telugu film Sankeertana (1987).[2]

Plot[edit]

Amsaveni, after channeling the voice of the Goddess in childhood, is treated as such by her grateful village after water is found after a drought. Her Duplicate elder brother Vallathar exploits his young sister's powers to make himself rich. When Amsaveni falls in love with misunderstood drunk-with-heart-of-gold Thambidurai, Vallathar is unhappy with her decision, due to the difference in status between the two and, more importantly, he can see his money supply running out. So Vallathar tries to put Thambidurai off in various ways from marrying his sister.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

The soundtrack was composed by Ilaiyaraaja, with lyrics written by Vaali and Gangai Amaran.[3] The song "Valli Valli Ena" is set in Shivaranjani raga.[4]

Song Singer(s) Lyrics Duration
"Indha Ammanukku Entha Ooru" Ilaiyaraaja Vaali 4:53
"Katthuthadi Raakkozhi" Gangai Amaran 4:49
"Oorellam Saamiyaga" Jayachandran, S. Janaki 4:54
"Oru Paatale Solli" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam Vaali 4:58
"Valli Valli Enna" Ilaiyaraaja, S. Janaki 4:55

Reception[edit]

The Indian Express wrote, "Here the storyline is thin, the script is not that engaging, but the effective camera work [..] A superb performance by petite Revathi [..] saves the film from being run-of-the-mill".[5] New Straits Times wrote, "This movie should be of special interest to those who frequently seek advice from temple mediums".[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Deiva Vaakku ( 1992 )". Cinesouth. Archived from the original on 17 June 2004. Retrieved 16 September 2022.
  2. ^ "Tamil Movies Remake from Telugu – Part 1". Tamil Top 10. 31 March 2021. Archived from the original on 16 September 2022. Retrieved 16 September 2022.
  3. ^ "Deiva Vaaku (1992)". Raaga.com. Archived from the original on 5 October 2011. Retrieved 26 October 2011.
  4. ^ Mani, Charulatha (28 September 2012). "Sivaranjani for pathos". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  5. ^ Mannath, Malini (11 September 1992). "Golden goddess". The Indian Express. p. 7. Retrieved 8 January 2019.
  6. ^ Vijiyan, K. (3 October 1992). "This should interest those who seek mediums". New Straits Times. Retrieved 16 September 2022.

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