January 1 (film)

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January 1
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Directed byManivannan
Written byManivannan
Produced byP. Nageshwara Rao
StarringVijayakanth
Sulakshana
Sathyaraj
Tara
CinematographyA. Sabapathi
Edited byB. Kandhasamy
Music byIlaiyaraaja
Production
company
PNR Pictures
Release date
  • 6 December 1984 (1984-12-06)
Running time
107 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

January 1 is a 1984 Indian Tamil-language film directed by Manivannan, starring Vijayakanth, Sulakshana and Sathyaraj. It was released on 6 December 1984, and became a success.

Plot[edit]

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

January 1 was the first of several collaborations between Manivannan and Sathyaraj.[1]

Soundtrack[edit]

The music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja.[2][3] The song "Nee Oru Pathini Illai" attained popularity.[4]

Song Singers Lyrics
Aasai Uchathile Veeramani Gangai Amaran
Nee Oru Pathini Illai Grubb Singh, S. Janaki, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
Puthandu Poothathu Indru S. Janaki Na. Kamarasan
Iniya Kaaman Pandigai S. Janaki, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam Vairamuthu

Release and reception[edit]

January 1 was released on 6 December 1984.[5] Jeyamanmadhan of Kalki gave the film a negative review, criticising the lack of masala, story and thrills but appreciated the last ten minutes.[6] Despite this, it became a success.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ கோபாலகிருஷ்ணன், ச. (3 October 2020). "நடிகர் சத்யராஜ் பிறந்த நாள் ஸ்பெஷல்: அனைத்து நிலைகளிலும் ரசிகர்களால் கொண்டாடப்பட்ட நடிகர்". Hindu Tamil Thisai (in Tamil). Archived from the original on 5 January 2023. Retrieved 5 January 2023.
  2. ^ "January 1 Tamil Film EP Vinyl Record by Ilaiyaraja". Mossymart. Archived from the original on 5 January 2023. Retrieved 5 January 2023.
  3. ^ "January 1". JioSaavn. 6 December 1984. Archived from the original on 12 October 2022. Retrieved 5 January 2023.
  4. ^ "அண்ணே அண்ணே சிப்பாய் அண்ணே...' பாடியவர் ஒரு டாக்டரா?". Kungumam (in Tamil). 13 June 2021. Archived from the original on 27 December 2022. Retrieved 5 January 2023.
  5. ^ "ஜனவரி 1 / January 1 (1984)". Screen4Screen (in English and Tamil). Archived from the original on 20 June 2022. Retrieved 5 January 2023.
  6. ^ ஜெயமன்மதன் (13 January 1985). "ஜனவரி 1". Kalki (in Tamil). Retrieved 5 January 2023.
  7. ^ "விஜயகாந்த்... ஒரே வருடத்தில் 18 படங்கள்". Hindu Tamil Thisai (in Tamil). 13 October 2019. Retrieved 5 January 2023.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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