Enga Muthalali

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

Enga Muthalali (English : Our Boss) is a 1993 Tamil drama film directed by Liaquat Ali Khan. The film features Vijayakanth and Kasthuri in lead roles. The film, produced by Meena Panju Arunachalam, had musical score by Ilaiyaraaja and was released on 13 November 1993 as one among Deepavali releases.[1][2]

Plot[edit]

Vijaya Ragunadhan (Vijayakanth), a kind-hearted landlord and the village grams, lives with his younger brother Balu (Raja) and his mother (Janaki). He conflicts with his uncle (R. Sundarrajan) since he sent his cousin Jayaraman (Napoleon) to jail for killing a poor farmer. Vijaya Ragunadhan and his niece Kalyani (Kasthuri) 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 (Vivek). 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.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Enga Muthalali
Soundtrack album by
Released1993
Recorded1993
GenreFeature film soundtrack
Length24:39
ProducerIlaiyaraaja

The film score and the soundtrack were composed by film composer Ilaiyaraaja. The soundtrack, released in 1993, features 5 tracks with lyrics written by Vaali and Panju Arunachalam.[3]

Track Song Singer(s) Duration
1 'Bhoomikkum Saamikkum' Mano, K. S. Chithra 5:05
2 'Kolli Malli' Mano, Swarnalatha 4:49
3 'Kungumam Manjalukku' K. J. Yesudas, S. Janaki 5:00
4 'Mahathaana Uravugalai' S. P. Balasubrahmanyam 4:44
5 'Marumagale' S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, K. S. Chithra 5:01

Reception[edit]

The Indian Express wrote "Liyakat Ali Khan's treatment is fairly neat and he has tackled a subject that is different".[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Enga Muthalali". entertainment.oneindia.in. Retrieved 3 January 2013.
  2. ^ "Enga Muthalali". en.600024.com. Retrieved 3 January 2013.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Enga Muthalali - Illayaraja". thiraipaadal.com. Retrieved 3 January 2013.
  4. ^ https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=P9oYG7HA76QC&dat=19931119&printsec=frontpage&hl=en