Deiva Vaakku

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

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, had musical score by Ilaiyaraaja and was released on 11 September 1992. The film generated average profits at the box office.[1][2] The film was a remake of the Telugu film Sankeertana (1987).


Amsaveni (Revathi) 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 (Vijayakumar) exploits his young sister's powers to make himself rich.

When Amsaveni falls in love with misunderstood drunk-with-heart-of-gold Thambidurai (Karthik), 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.



Deiva Vaakku
Soundtrack album by
GenreFeature film soundtrack

The film score and the soundtrack were composed by film composer Ilaiyaraaja. The soundtrack, released in 1992, features five tracks with lyrics written by Vaali and Gangai Amaran.[3] The song "Valli Valli Ena" is set in Sivaranjani raga.[4]

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


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]


  1. ^ "Find Tamil Movie Deiva Vaakku". Retrieved 26 October 2011.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Deiva Vaakku". Archived from the original on 19 July 2012. Retrieved 26 October 2011.
  3. ^ "Deiva Vaakku Songs". Retrieved 26 October 2011.
  4. ^ Mani, Charulatha (28 September 2012). "Sivaranjani for pathos". The Hindu.
  5. ^ "The Indian Express - Google News Archive Search".
  6. ^ "New Straits Times - Google News Archive Search".

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