En Uyir Kannamma
|En Uyir Kannamma|
Aaroor Dass (dialogue)
|Produced by||S. K. Shankaralingam|
S. S. Chandran
|Edited by||B. Lenin-V. T. Vijayan|
S.K.S. Film Creations
|Distributed by||S.K.S. Film Creations|
En Uyir Kannamma (transl. Kannamma, my life) is a 1988 Indian Tamil language film, the directorial debut of Sivachandran. The film stars Prabhu, Radha, Lakshmi and S. S. Chandran. The film had musical score by Ilaiyaraaja.
Shanmugam (Prabhu), a lorry cleaner is in love with Kannamma (Radha) however unknown to him he had slept with a woman Ammu (Lakshmi) during rainy night because he was drunk at that time. Ammu who turns out to be pregnant, her chastity has been questioned by the village. She dies while giving birth to a girl child. Kannamma hates Shanmugam for committing this mistake. Shanmugam decides to walk on fire to prove his purity. Nallamuthu (Radha Ravi), Kannamma's fiancé misbehaves with her and she saves Shanmugam from dying of plan orchestrated by lorry driver Madhavan (Sivachandran) who was in love with Kannamma wanted to avenge Shanmugam but turns out that both Madhavan and Nallamuthu plotted together to get them united.
- Prabhu as Shanmugam
- Radha as Kannamma
- Lakshmi as Ammu
- Sivachandran as Madhavan
- V. K. Ramasamy
- S. S. Chandran
- Santhana Bharathi
- Radha Ravi as Nallamuthu
- Delhi Ganesh as Kannamma's father
- Jai Ganesh
En Uyir Kannamma marked the directorial debut of actor Sivachandran.
|1||"Salangai Satham"||Malaysia Vasudevan, K. S. Chithra||Vaali||01:23|
|2||"Naan Thedum"||Malaysia Vasudevan||04:23|
|3||"Naadodi Paattukkal"||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam||03:48|
|4||"Mathalam Kotta"||Malaysia Vasudevan, K. S. Chithra||04:35|
|5||"Yaarai Keattu"||K. S. Chithra||04:30|
The Indian Express wrote "Sivachandran [..] turns director En Uyir Kannamma. His story for his own film builds up the dramatic tensions and conflicts gradually, and even in conceiving and staging the action he manages to lend a great deal of realism to some scenes".