Desiya Geetham

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Desiya Geetham
Desiya Geetham.jpg
Poster
Directed byCheran
Produced byDharam Chand Lunked
Written byCheran
Starring
Music byIlayaraaja
CinematographyPriyan
Edited byK. Thangichalam
Distributed byTara's Creations
Release date
19 October 1998
Running time
164 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Desiya Geetham (English: National Anthem) is a 1998 Tamil drama film directed by Cheran. The film co-produced by R. Chandru, Abuthahir, Sathish Kumar, G. V. Suresh Kumar. The film created controversy during release[1][2] and received positive reviews.[3][4] The film was one among 1998 Deepavali releases.

Plot[edit]

The film is about a Chief minister and his family being kidnapped and taken to a remote village making them undergo the hardships of village life to learn about it. Murali played the role of a villager who was looking for revolutionary means to correct the political system in Tamil Nadu. The basic line of the story was that the leaders should understand and know the difficulties faced by his subjects.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

The music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja and lyrics were written by Arivumathi, Pazhani Bharathi, Vaasan, and received positive reviews.[5]

Box office[edit]

  • The film was a failure grossing $200,000 at the box office.
  • Cheran missed a hat-trick with this film.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minnoviyam Star Tracks". chandrag.tripod.com. Retrieved 25 June 2016.
  2. ^ "Minnoviyam Star Tracks". archive.is. Archived from the original on 9 July 2012. Retrieved 25 June 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  3. ^ "reviews/1999/dgeetham". bbthots.com. Retrieved 25 June 2016.
  4. ^ "Desiya geetham: Music Review". indolink.com. Retrieved 25 June 2016.

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