Ellame En Rasathan

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Ellame En Rasathan
Directed by Rajkiran
Produced by Rajkiran
Written by Rajkiran (dialogues)
Screenplay by Rajkiran
Story by Ravikiran
Starring
Music by Ilaiyaraaja
Cinematography B. S. Lokanath
Edited by L. Kesavan
R. M. Kuppuraj
Production
company
Red Sun Art Creations
Release date
  • 14 April 1995 (1995-04-14)
Running time
160 minutes
Country India
Language Tamil

Ellame En Rasathan is a 1995 Tamil drama film produced and directed by Rajkiran. The film features Rajkiran, Sangita and Roopa Sree in lead roles. The film had musical score by Ilaiyaraaja and was released on 14 April 1995. The film was a hit at the box-office.[1][2][3] The film was remade in Telugu as Soggadi Pellam (1996) starring Mohan Babu, Ramya Krishnan and Monica Bedi.

Plot[edit]

Singarasu (Rajkiran) comes to a remote village with his daughter. Singarasu looks for his wife's murderer and only his daughter witnessed the murderer Mookaiyan (Suriyan). Although, Mookaiyan follows them to kill the witness. Meanwhile, the daughter of the village chief Chinna Raani (Roopa Sree) falls in love with Singarasu.

In the past, Singarasu was the gram panchayat president : he was a rough and irresponsible man who spent a lot of time playing rummy, but he was a kind-hearted man. The rowdy Mookaiyan killed a newborn girl in the other village and supported female infanticide. Later, Singarasu clashed with the other village's chief Ayya (Vittal Rao) for supporting this practice. To punish Ayya, Singarasu kidnapped his daughter Raani (Sangita) and sequestered her in his house. Ayya then called the police to arrest the murderer Mookaiyan and Mookaiyan was sent to jail. Thereafter, Raani fell in love with Singarasu and refused to go back home. Singarasu got married to Raani but he was still an irresponsible man. Later, Singarasu decided to work hard and he became a respected man in the village. Upon his release from the jail, Mookaiyan decided to take revenge on Singarasu so he murdered his innocent wife Raani.

Back to the present, Singarasu clearly objects to wed Chinna Raani and he is determined to punish the heartless Mookaiyan. What transpires later forms the crux of the story.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Ellame En Rasathan
Soundtrack album by Ilaiyaraaja
Released 1995
Recorded 1995
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Length 25:39
Producer Ilaiyaraaja

The film score and the soundtrack were composed by film composer Ilaiyaraaja. The soundtrack, released in 1995, features 5 tracks with lyrics written by Vaali, Pulamaipithan and Ponnadiyan.[4][5]

Track # Song Singer(s) Lyrics Duration
1 'Azhagaana Mancha Pura' Mano, S. Janaki Vaali 5:03
2 'Ettana Iruntha' Vadivelu Ponnadiyan 4:55
3 'Oru Santhana Kaattu' Ilaiyaraaja, S. Janaki Vaali 5:29
4 'Thootukudi Muthu' Asha Lekha Vaali 5:07
5 'Veenaikku Veenai' Ilaiyaraaja Pulamaipithan 5:05

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ellame En Raasathan (1995) Tamil Movie". spicyonion.com. Retrieved 2013-05-19. 
  2. ^ "Filmography of ellame en rasathan". cinesouth.com. Retrieved 2013-05-19. 
  3. ^ "First wife harassing me in many ways: Raj Kiran". cinesouth.com. 2010-06-15. Retrieved 2013-05-19. 
  4. ^ "Ellame En Rasathan Songs". raaga.com. Retrieved 2013-05-19. 
  5. ^ "Download Ellame En Raasathaan by Various Artists on Nokia Music". music.ovi.com. Archived from the original on 2013-06-16. Retrieved 2013-05-19. 

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