En Uyir Thozhan

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En Uyir Thozhan
Directed byBharathiraja
Produced byJayaraj S. P. Sigamani
Written byP. Kalaimani
Babu
StarringBabu
Rama
Thennavan
Music byIlaiyaraaja
CinematographyB. Kannan
Edited byP. Mohanraj
Production
company
P. R. Art Films
Distributed byP. R. Art Films
Release date
16 February 1990
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

En Uyir Thozhan (English : My dear friend) is a Tamil language film directed by Bharathiraja.[1] The film was released on 16 February 1990 with positive reviews failed at box-office however it garnered cult following.[2] The music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja, with lyrics by Gangai Amaran. The film revolves around an activist of a political party and his demise.[3]

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

The film marked the acting debuts of newcomers Rama, Thennavan and Babu.[4][5]

Soundtrack[edit]

En Uyir Thozhan
Soundtrack album by
Released1990
Recorded1990
GenreSoundtrack
Length17:34
LabelEcho Records
ProducerIlaiyaraaja
Ilaiyaraaja chronology
Amman Kovil Thiruvizha
(1990)
En Uyir Thozhan
(1990)
Enkitta Mothathe
(1990)

Soundtrack was composed by Ilaiyaraaja.[6]The song "Machi Mannaru" is set in Mayamalavagowla raga.[7]

Track list
No.TitleLyricsSinger(s)Length
1."Thambi Nee Nimindhu Parada"IlaiyaraajaIlaiyaraaja3:02
2."Machchi Mannaaru"Gangai AmaranIlaiyaraaja, K. S. Chithra4:38
3."Aeh Raasaaththi"Gangai AmaranMalaysia Vasudevan4:54
4."Kuyilukuppam"Gangai AmaranMalaysia Vasudevan, K. S. Chithra5:00
Total length:17:34

References[edit]

  1. ^ "En Uyir Thozhan" – via www.imdb.com.
  2. ^ "Why Bharathiraja's Kollywood movie En Uyir Thozhan is so special, Bharathiraja, En Uyir Thozhan". www.behindwoods.com.
  3. ^ "EN UYIR THOZHAN - Film / Movie". www.citwf.com.
  4. ^ Rao, Subha J. (18 November 2014). "Second coming" – via www.thehindu.com.
  5. ^ Dinamalar (10 August 2016). "இயக்குனர் ஆகிறார் நடிகர் தென்னவன்! - actor thennavan to become a director". தினமலர் - சினிமா.
  6. ^ "Ilaiyaraaja - En Uyir Thozhan". Discogs.
  7. ^ Rangan, Baradwaj (28 January 2017). "Notes from the south" – via www.thehindu.com.

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