Enga Chinna Rasa

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Enga Chinna Rasa
Directed by K. Bhagyaraj
Produced by S. A. Rajkannu
Written by K. Bhagyaraj
Starring
  • K. Bhagyaraj
  • Radha
  • C. R. Saraswathy
Music by Sankar Ganesh
Cinematography K. Rajpreeth
Edited by T. Thirunavukarasu
A. P. Manivannan
Production
company
Sree Amman Creations
Distributed by Sree Amman Creations
Release date
17 June 1987
Country India
Language Tamil

Enga Chinna Rasa (English : Our little King) was a 1987 Tamil film written,directed and starred as the lead by K. Bhagyaraj.[1][2]

The story is inspired by the Kannada novel Mallammana Pavada by B. Puttaswamayya which incidentally was already adapted into the 1969 Kannada movie Mallammana Pavaada whose screenplay was by Telugu director P. Pullaiah based on his 1955 Telugu movie with similar story titled Ardhangi which itself was based on Maddipatla Suri's Telugu translation of Bengali novel Swayamsidda written by Manilal Banerjee.Swayamsiddha went on to be made into a 1975 Bengali movie of same name.[3] Ardhangi was remade in Tamil as Pennin Perumai and in Hindi twice as Bahurani in 1963 and as Jyoti in 1981.

This movie went on to be remade in Telugu as Abbaigaru, in Hindi as Beta , in Kannada as Annayya and in Oriya as Santan (1998).

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

The music composed by Sankar Ganesh.[4]

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 Eduda Melam S. P. Balasubrahmanyam Vaali 04:19
2 Enn Raathukkam S. P. Balasubrahmanyam 04:23
3 Kondai Seval Koovum S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki 04:03
4 Mama Unakku Oru S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki 04:10
5 Naan Thandhana S. P. Balasubrahmanyam 04:14
6 Then Pandi Cheemai S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki 04:32

Other versions[edit]

The story line has been inspiration for various movies and has had various remakes in Indian film industry.

Year Title Language Director Cast
Step-mother Son Wife
1955 Ardhangi Telugu P. Pullaiah Santha Kumari Akkineni Nageswara Rao Savitri
1956 Pennin Perumai Tamil P. Pullaiah Santha Kumari Sivaji Ganesan Savitri
1963 Bahurani Hindi T. Prakash Rao Lalita Pawar Guru Dutt Mala Sinha
1969 Mallammana Pavaada Kannada Puttanna Kanagal Advani Lakshmi Devi Rajkumar B Sarojadevi
1975 Swayamsiddha Bengali Sushil Mukherjee Ranjit Mallick Mithu Mukherjee
1981 Jyothi Hindi Pramod Chakravorty Shashikala Jeetendra Hema Malini
1987 Enga Chinna Rasa Tamil K. Bhagyaraj C. R. Saraswathy K. Bhagyaraj Radha
1992 Beta Hindi Indra Kumar Aruna Irani Anil Kapoor Madhuri Dixit
1993 Abbaigaru Telugu E. V. V. Satyanarayana Jayachitra Venkatesh Meena
1993 Annayya Kannada D. Rajendra Babu Aruna Irani V. Ravichandran Madhoo
1998 Santan Oriya Snigdha Mohanty Siddhanta Mahapatra Rachana Banerjee

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Film List Of Director Barathiraja". Lakshman Shruthi. Retrieved 22 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Bhagyaraj Profile". Jointscene. Archived from the original on 24 December 2011. Retrieved 22 December 2011. 
  3. ^ http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-fridayreview/ardhangi-1955/article6086551.ece
  4. ^ "Enga Chinna Rasa Songs". raaga. Retrieved 2013-12-27. 

External links[edit]

Enga Chinna Rasa on IMDb