|Directed by||K. R. Selvaraj|
|Produced by||Radha Ravi|
|Written by||K. Dinakar (dialogues)|
|Screenplay by||K. R. Selvaraj|
|Story by||Radha Ravi|
|Edited by||L. Kesavan|
Ilaignar Ani (English: Young Team) is a 1994 Tamil drama film directed by K. R. Selvaraj. The film features Radha Ravi in the lead role, with newcomers R. Harish, Ranjeev, Harikumar, Kannan, Prem Raj, Vijayraj and Sivasanth playing supporting roles. Actor Karthik did a cameo role in this movie.The film, produced by Radha Ravi, had musical score by Deva and was released on 7 October 1994.
The film begins with the capture of the terrorist Kumar (Vasu Vikram) by ACP Rajarajan (Radha Ravi). Rajarajan investigates on Kumar's possible links, so he meets his roommates Raja (R. Harish), Balu (Ranjeev), Murali (Harikumar), Devaraj (Kannan), Shankar (Prem Raj), Peter (Vijayraj) and Siva (Sivasanth). Soon, the youngsters clash with the terrorist Kumar who used them wrongly and the local liquor-shop owner (Raviraj).
- Radha Ravi as Rajarajan
- R. Harish as Raja
- Ranjeev as Balu
- Harikumar as Murali
- Supergood Kannan as Devaraj
- Prem Raj as Shankar
- Vijayraj as Peter
- Sivasanth as Siva
- Chandrasekhar as Tamizhmani
- S. S. Chandran as Kaliappan
- Sonia as Janani
- Padmashri as Devi
- Vasu Vikram as Kumar
- Ganthimathi as Kothamalli
- Disco Shanti as Rukku
- K. S. Jayalakshmi as Pudina
- Shanthi Ganesh
- T.K.S. Chandran
- Peeli Sivam
- R. Veeramani
- Navarasam G.K.S.
- Joker Thulasi
- Karthik in a guest appearance
|Soundtrack album by|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|1||'Ammaavasai Rathiri'||Malgudi Subha||Piraisoodan||5:01|
|2||'Chinna Chinna'||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, K. S. Chithra||4:59|
|3||'Kanni Poove Vaa'||K. S. Chithra, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam||Muthulingham||4:24|
|4||'Rukku Rukku'||Mano, Krishnaraj||Piraisoodan||4:58|
Malini Mannath of The New Indian Express gave the film a mixed review and said : "A tighter hold on his screenplay, avoiding of repetition of situations and stronger characterisations would have brought out the message better".
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