Enga Thambi

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Enga Thambi
Enga Thambi 1993.jpg
Poster
Directed by S. D. Saba
Produced by V. Thamilazhagan
V. Selvam
V. Thangaraj
Written by N. Prasannakumar (dialogues)
Screenplay by Rama Veerapan
Story by Sathya Movies Story Department
Starring Prashanth
Subhashri
Nassar
Nagesh
Lakshmi
Chinni Jayanth
Madhan Bob
Music by Ilaiyaraaja
Cinematography C. Maya
Edited by K. R. Krishnan
Production
company
Sathya Movies
Distributed by Sathya Movies
Release date
9 April 1993
Running time
132 minutes
Country India
Language Tamil

Enga Thambi (lit. Our Brother) is a 1993 Tamil language Indian film directed by S. D. Saba. The film stars Prashanth and Subhashri in the lead roles, while Ilaiyaraaja composed the film's music. The film was also later dubbed and released in Telugu as Allari Prema.

Plot[edit]

Pichumani (Prashanth) is an orphan, and Muthu (Nagesh) brings him up. He falls in love with Indu (Subhashri), but her uncle Dinakar (Nassar), a police officer, opposes this. Nevertheless, Indu is determined to wed her first love. To avert this, Dinakar hatches a plan through which Pichumani is sent to jail. When Indu gives up hope, advocate Shanthi (Lakshmi) emerges to fight his case. It is revealed that Shanthi and Dinakar have been in a relationship earlier. Now will their past work in the favor of the lovebirds or will it make matters worse is the rest of the story. In the end, Dinakar gets arrested, and he comes to know that Pichumani is his son and Shanthi is his mother. The film ends with Pichumani and Indu getting married.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Subhashri, sister of Kannada actress Malasri, was recommended by Thiagarajan to be the heroine of the film. He had also recommended the actress to be a part of Shankar's Gentleman, while the director had met with Prashanth and his father Thiagarajan, while considering the casting for Kadhalan.

Release[edit]

The film opened to mixed reviews, with a critic from The New Straits Times noting that the film "makes best of a weak story", praising the performances of Prashanth and Nassar.[1]

Songs[edit]

The music of the film was composed by Ilaiyaraaja and released by actor Rajinikanth at an launch event. The lyrics written by Vaali, Pulamaipithan, Muthulingham and Ponnadiyan.

Track Song Singer(s)
1 "Antha Utchi Malai" Mano
2 "Ithu Maanodum" Arun Mozhi, Uma Ramanan
3 "Malaiyoram Maankuruvi" Mano, Minmini
4 "Manil Vantha" Mano
5 "Maane Marghathamey" Mano, S. Janaki
6 "Usukko" Minmini

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