|Directed by||G. M. Kumar|
|Produced by||R. Pushpa|
|Written by||G. M. Kumar|
|Music by||M. S. Viswanathan|
Irumbu Pookkal (transl. Iron Flowers) is a 1991 Tamil-language crime film directed by G. M. Kumar. The film features Karthik and Pallavi in lead roles. The film, produced by R. Pushpa, had musical score by Ilaiyaraaja and M. S. Viswanathan and was released on 16 February 1991.
A military officer (Prabhu), who lost his leg in the war, was back to his village. His wife committed suicide when she received the letter of his presumed death. His children, his cousin (Rekha) and he asked for a signature from the village politician for receiving a pension but the corrupted politician refused until his cousin accepted to spend a night with him. His cousin then committed suicide and he was sent to jail. There, the police officers killed him. His son Dharma took revenge on the police officer by killing him. He was then sent to jail and grew up there.
Dharma (Karthik) becomes a famous singer in jail while his sister becomes a reporter. K. Balasubramaniyam (Sathyajith), an infamous politician, tries to become a minister. His party weakness was the lack of women voters. So he arranges a meeting with his female members, he then manages to kill and rape them by the ruling party's supporters. He then publicly-accused the ruling party for committing this crime. Dharma's sister was also raped during the meeting. Thereafter, K. Balasubramaniyam wins widely the election. Chitra (Pallavi), a feminist journalist and the only witness of the massacre, tries to take revenge with the help of Dharma.
- Karthik as Dharma
- Pallavi as Chitra
- Sathyajith as K. Balasubramaniyam
- R. P. Viswam
- Khaja Sharif
- Prabhu in a guest appearance
- Rekha in a guest appearance
|Soundtrack album by|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
M. S. Viswanathan
|1||'Eyzhai Unakku'||A. R. Sheik Mohammed||M. S. Viswanathan||Gangai Amaran||3:47|
|2||'Muththaana Muththam'||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, P. Susheela||4:41|
|4||'Rettai Kuruvi'||Mano, P. Susheela||4:39|