Enga Ooru Pattukaran

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Enga Ooru Pattukaran
Directed by Gangai Amaran
Produced by Kalyani Murugan
Written by Sangili Murugan
S. Gajendra Kumar (dialogues)
Music by Ilaiyaraaja
Cinematography K. B. Dayalan
Edited by B. Lenin
V. T. Vijayan
Meenakshi Arts
Distributed by Meenakshi Arts
Release date
  • 14 April 1987 (1987-04-14)
Running time
120 minutes
Country India
Language Tamil

Enga Ooru Pattukaran (English: Singer of Our Town) is a 1987 Tamil drama film directed by Gangai Amaran. The film features Ramarajan, Rekha and Shantipriya in lead roles. The film, produced by Kalyani Murugan, had musical score by Ilaiyaraaja and was released on 14 April 1987. The film was huge hit.[1][2][3][4]


Shenbagam (Shantipriya), the landlord's daughter, and Seethan (Ramarajan), an orphan milkman, were both in love but they didn't express it directly. Seethan was brought up by Maruthamuthu (Vinu Chakravarthy). When Shenbagam's father decides to engage her with a rich groom, she commits suicide.

Seethan is upset since his lover's death. Maruthamuthu decides to engage him to Kaveri (Rekha). Seethan marries her but he cannot forget Shenbagam.



Enga Ooru Pattukaran
Soundtrack album by Ilaiyaraaja
Released 1987
Recorded 1987
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Length 36:46
Producer Ilaiyaraaja

The film score and the soundtrack were composed by film composer Ilaiyaraaja. The soundtrack, released in 1987, features 8 tracks with lyrics written by Gangai Amaran.[5][6][7] Mano sang all the songs and "Shenbagame" remains one of the all time chartbusters of Ilayaraja. "Madurai Marikozhundhu" was reused as "Yamaho" in Telugu film Jagadeka Veerudu Athiloka Sundari.The song "Shenbagame" was another song reused as "Pavurama" in the Telugu movie "Aa Okkati Adakku"

Track Song Singer(s) Duration
1 "Azhagi Nee Perazhagi" Mano 4:58
2 "Enga Ooru Pattukaran" Ilaiyaraaja 4:28
3 "Jinginakku Jinakku" Mano, S. Janaki 4:32
4 "Madura Marikkozhunthu" Mano, K. S. Chitra 4:41
5 "Paechi Paechi" Mano 4:27
6 "Shenbagame Shenbagame" (male) Mano 4:32
7 "Shenbagame Shenbagame" (female) Asha Bhosle 7:42
8 "Shenbagame Shenbagame" (duet) Mano, Sunanda 4:27


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  5. ^ "Enga Ooru Paatukaaran". thiraipaadal.com. Retrieved 2012-12-02. 
  6. ^ "Enga Ooru Paatukaran Songs". raaga.com. Retrieved 2012-12-02. 
  7. ^ "Enga Ooru Pattukaran". hummaa.com. Archived from the original on 25 August 2012. Retrieved 2012-12-02.