En Uyir Kannamma

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En Uyir Kannamma
En Uyir Kannamma.jpg
Directed bySivachandran
Produced byS. K. Shankaralingam
Screenplay bySivachandran
Aaroor Dass (dialogue)
Story bySivachandran
S. S. Chandran
Music byIlaiyaraaja
CinematographyDinesh Baboo
Edited byB. Lenin-V. T. Vijayan
S.K.S. Film Creations
Distributed byS.K.S. Film Creations
Release date

En Uyir Kannamma (transl. Kannamma, my life) is a 1988 Indian Tamil language film, directed by Sivachandran and produced by S. K. Shankaralinkam. The film stars Prabhu, Radha, Lakshmi and S. S. Chandran in lead roles. The film had musical score by Ilaiyaraaja.[1]


Shanmugam (Prabhu), a lorry cleaner is in love with Kannamma (Radha) however unknown to him he had slept with a women 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.



En Uyir Kannamma marked the directorial debut of actor Sivachandran.[2]


The music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja.[3][4]

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 "Salangai Satham" Malaysia Vasudevan, K. S. Chithra Vaali 01:23
2 "Naan Thedum" Malaysia Vasudevan Vaali 04:23
3 "Naadodi Paattukkal" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam Vaali 03:48
4 "Mathalam Kotta" Malaysia Vasudevan, K. S. Chithra Vaali 04:35
5 "Yaarai Keattu" K. S. Chithra Vaali 04:30
6 "Poombaaraiyil" Ilaiyaraaja Vaali 04:42


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".[2]


  1. ^ "En Uyir Kannamma". gomolo.com. Retrieved 18 September 2014.
  2. ^ a b https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=P9oYG7HA76QC&dat=19880129&printsec=frontpage&hl=en
  3. ^ "En Uyir Kannamma Songs". raaga.com. Retrieved 18 September 2014.
  4. ^ https://avdigital.in/products/en-uvir-kannamma

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