Enga Muthalali

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Enga Muthalali
Directed byLiaquat Ali Khan
Written byPanchu Arunachalam
Produced byMeena Panju Arunachalam
Edited byAshok Metha
Music byIlaiyaraaja
P. A. Art Productions
Release date
  • 13 November 1993 (1993-11-13)
Running time
150 minutes

Enga Muthalali (transl. Our Boss) is a 1993 Indian Tamil-language drama film directed by Liaquat Ali Khan. The film stars Vijayakanth and Kasthuri. It was released on 13 November 1993.[1]


Vijaya Ragunadhan, a kind-hearted landlord and the village grams, lives with his younger brother Balu and his mother. He conflicts with his uncle since he sent his cousin Jayaraman to jail for killing a poor farmer. Vijaya Ragunadhan and his niece Kalyani are in love since their childhood.

Vijaya Ragunadhan's uncle encourages Sitharaman, Vijaya Ragunadhan's brother-in-law, to stand for their village association's election. Sitharaman and Vijaya Ragunadhan clash during the election, Sitharaman decides to arrange the marriage between his daughter Kalyani and 'Bambaram' Pandu. At the wedding, Vijaya Ragunadhan beats Sitharaman's henchmen and gets eventually married to Kalyani.

Balu and Kaveri, Kalyani's half-sister, fall in love with each other. Later, Balu clashes with his brother Vijaya Ragunadhan.



The music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja.[2]

Song Singer(s) Lyrics Length
"Bhoomikkum Saamikkum" Mano, K. S. Chithra Vaali 5:05
"Kolli Malai" Mano, Swarnalatha 4:49
"Kungumam Manjalukku (Ragam: Rathnakanthi)" K. J. Yesudas, S. Janaki 5:00
"Mahathaana Uravugalai" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam 4:44
"Marumagale" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, K. S. Chithra Panchu Arunachalam 5:01


Malini Mannath of The Indian Express wrote, "Liyakat Ali Khan's treatment is fairly neat and he has tackled a subject that is different".[3] Thulasi of Kalki found the film to be cliched and predictable.[4]


  1. ^ "நட்சத்திர படப் பட்டியல்". Cinema Express (in Tamil). 1 December 2002. pp. 41–43. Archived from the original on 2 February 2024. Retrieved 2 February 2024.
  2. ^ "Chinna Jamin / Thai Manasu / Enga Muthalali". AVDigital. Archived from the original on 29 June 2022. Retrieved 9 January 2023.
  3. ^ Mannath, Malini (19 November 1993). "Ingratitude of a brother". The Indian Express. p. 6. Retrieved 6 January 2019 – via Google News Archive.
  4. ^ துளசி (5 December 1993). "எங்க முதலாளி". Kalki (in Tamil). p. 43. Archived from the original on 11 February 2023. Retrieved 1 December 2022 – via Internet Archive.

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