Dharma Seelan

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Dharma Seelan
Dharma Seelan poster.jpg
Directed byCheyyar Ravi
Produced byV. Mohan
V. Natarajan
Screenplay byCheyyaaru Ravi
Story byAgasthiya Vasahan
Salim Ghouse
Music byIlaiyaraaja
CinematographyThangar Bachan
Edited byB.S. Mahendran
Anandhi Films
Distributed byAnandhi Films
Release date
16 July 1993

Dharma Seelan is a 1993 Tamil language film directed by Cheyyar Ravi. The film features Prabhu and Kushboo in lead roles whilst Napoleon, Geetha and Salim Ghouse play supporting roles. The film was released on 16 July 1993.[1][2][3]


Thamizh Selvan (Prabhu), an orphan who works in a hospital, tries to discover the truth of his parentage. Though the head of his orphanage claims that a recently deceased nun was his mother, others deny it. So Thamizh teams up with a reporter Durga (Kushboo), he meets at the nun's wake, and the two work to unearth the facts.



The film score and the soundtrack were composed by film composer Ilaiyaraaja. The soundtrack, released in 1993, features 8 tracks with lyrics written by R. V. Udayakumar, Gangai Amaran, Pulamaipithan and Vaali.[4][5][6]

Track Song Singer(s) Lyrics Duration
1 'Kinnaaram Kinnaaram' S. P. Balasubrahmanyam R. V. Udayakumar 4:58
2 'Engumulla Allah' "Nagore" E.M. Hanifa, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam Gangai Amaran 5:09
3 'Thendral Varum' Arun Mozhi, Minmini Vaali 4:52
4 'Iruppathai Maranthu' Mano Pulamaipithan 3:39
5 'Anbe Vaa' Mano, Swarnalatha Vaali 4:50
6 'Aiya' Sunandha 3:31
7 'Ada Sonnaal' K. S. Chitra 5:11
8 'Kadhal Nilave' Arun Mozhi, Swarnalatha 5:05


The Indian Express wrote "A gripping screenplay, taut narration and some fine performances make Dharmaseelan a film worth watching".[7]


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  7. ^ https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=P9oYG7HA76QC&dat=19930723&printsec=frontpage&hl=en