Kana Kaanum Kaalangal

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Kana Kaanum Kaalangal
Kana Kaanum Kaalangal Poster.jpg
Tamilகனா காணும் காலங்கள்
Genre
Written by
  • Story
    Bramma
    S.Ramana Girivasan
  • Screenplay
    Bramma
    S.Ramana Girivasan
  • Dialogue
    Bramma
    S.Ramana Girivasan
    Sa.Murali Manohar
    Sheeba Prabhu
Directed by
  • Season 1
    R. Prabhu Kanna
  • Season 1- Season 2
    Ravi Raja
  • Season 2, 4 episodes
    G. Anbazhagan
Starring
Theme music composer
Opening theme
  • Kanavugal Kaanum Vayasuachu
  • Vocals
    C. Sathya
    Maya
  • Lyrics
    Thenmozhi Das
Country of originIndia
Original language(s)Tamil
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes500+
Production
Producer(s)
  • Season 1
    Raghavesh Asthana
  • Season 1 - Season 2
    R. Rajeshwari
CinematographyE. Martin Joe
Editor(s)
  • A. R. Bennyraj
  • Raju
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running timeApprox. 20 minutes
Production company(s)Time Frames
Release
Original networkSTAR Vijay
Original release30 October 2006 –
25 April 2009
Chronology
Followed by
  • Kana Kaanum Kaalangal Oru Kallooriyin Kadhai
  • Kana Kaanum Kaalangal Kalloori Saalai
External links
Production website

Kana Kaanum Kaalangal (Tamil: கனா காணும் காலங்கள்) was a 2006-2008 Tamil drama soap opera on weekdays on STAR Vijay. It is first Serial in Indian and Tamil Television to focus solely on adolescence and school life and became a trend setter and topped the TRP for Tamil serials. A sequel to the serial called ''Kana Kaanum Kaalangal Kallooriyin Kadhai'' has been made.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8] Later another sequel to the serial called Kana Kaanum Kalangal Kalloori Saalai was made. STAR Vijay conducted a talent search and students between 14 and 22 years were shortlisted and selected for the serial except Hemalatha and Ligeswaran who had prior acting experience all others were students who were acting for the first time with an emphasis to make as natural as possible with real life emphasis with actors using there natural language, slangs and make it very close to real school life.[9][10] It is also being re-aired on STAR Vijay Super since 16 January 2017, Monday through Friday at 8:00PM (IST).

Cast[edit]

Season 1[edit]

  • Hemalatha as Raghavi
  • Rishikesh (Sheva) as Bala (Thala)
  • Mohamed Irfan "Irfan" as Vineeth
  • Lingeswaran (Black Pandi) as Pandi (Black Pandi)
  • Hariharan "Hari" as Krishnamoorthy "Krishna"/"Krish"
  • Vasudeva Krish Madhusudhan "Madhu" as Pachaiyappan "Pachai"
  • Stalin Shanmugavel as Rishi
  • Yuthan Balaji as Joseph Gabriel "Joe"
  • Iyappan as Unni Menon "Unni"
  • Monisha Ravishankar as Sanghavi
  • Sheron as Deepa
  • Kothai as Ragini
  • Preethi (Pavithra) as Saraswathi "Sis"
  • Sri Ram "Sri" as Sri Ram "Sri"
  • Kiran Konda as Madan
  • Dinesh as Rakesh "Rocky"
  • Sarath as Ganesa Lingam "Lingu"
  • Ravikumar as Aadhi
  • Ramesh as Thomas "Tom"
  • Krishna Priya "Priya" as Priya
  • Raghavendran as Pulikesi "Puli"/(Sullan)/(Puli Gates)
  • Gadam Kishan as Ramakrishnan "Kichcha"/(Kishan)
  • Poornima as Karthika "Karthi"
  • Haritha as Mintu
  • Vaishnavi as Mano
  • Bhanu Chander as Rajendran, Raghavi & Sanghavi's father
  • Rekha as Lakshmi, Raghavi & Sanghavi's mother
  • Ilavarasan as Raghavi's father
  • Meera Krishnan as Raghavi's mother
  • Naren as Chidambaram, correspondent
  • Anbazhagan "Anbu" as P. T. Peeli Sivam
  • Jeeva as Jeeva, teacher
  • Kalpana Sri as Madhavi, principal
  • Raviraj as Gabriel Arokyaraj, Joseph's father
  • Senthikumari as teacher
  • Kavyavarshini as Bharathi
  • Saakshi Siva as Vineeth's father
  • Brindha Das as Vineeth's mother
  • Nesan as Deepa's uncle
  • Jhayasundari as Deepa' mother
  • Sachin as Bala's brother
  • Peeli Sivam as Moorthy
  • Kuyili as Jeeva's mother
  • Shailaja as Krishna's mother
  • Engineer Srinivasan as Rajendran's father
  • Kousalya Senthamarai as Rajammal, Rajendran's mother
  • Rathnaraj as Kathiresan, police Inspector
  • Chelladurai as Pandi's father
  • Theni Murugan as Murugan, Pachaiyappan's father
  • Sumathi Sri as Pachaiyappan's mother
  • Pasi Sathya as Pandi's aunt
  • Minnal Deepa as P. T. Peeli Sivam's wife
  • Suchithra as Raghavi's sister
  • Ganesh Babu as teacher
  • Jayakanthan as Shanmuganathan, teacher
  • Karna Radha as teacher
  • Vincent as Vincent, teacher
  • Birla Bose as police inspector
  • Vinoth as Ilam Parithi
  • Udhayaraj as mechanic
  • Sivakarthikeyan as himself (special appearance)
  • Cheran as himself (special appearance)
  • Deepak Dinkar as himself (special appearance)
  • Venkat as Himself (special appearance)
  • Divyadharshini as herself (special appearance)
  • Nisha Venkat as herself (special appearance)
  • Swaminathan as Gaja/Aalaiyamani (Temple bell) (special appearance)
  • Gauthami as herself (special appearance)

Season 2[edit]

  • Sri Ram "Sri" as Sri Ram "Sri"
  • Vignesh Kumar "Vicky Krish" as Vignesh "Vicky"
  • Kiran Konda as Madan
  • Dinesh as Rakesh "Rocky"
  • Ravikumar as Aadhi
  • Ramesh as Thomas "Tom"
  • Krishna Priya "Priya" as Priya
  • Hema as Hema
  • Michael Thangadurai as Michael Varadharaj
  • Raghavendran as Pulikesi "Puli"/(Sullan)/(Puli Gates)
  • Jhony as Jhony
  • Prabhu as Prabhu
  • Udhay as Udhay
  • Gadam Kishan as Ramakrishnan "Kichcha"/(Kishan)
  • Hemalatha as Raghavi
  • Ligeswaran (Black Pandi) as Pandi (Black Pandi)
  • Vasudeva Krish Madhusudhan "Madhu" as Pachaiyappan "Pachai"
  • Stalin Shanmugavel as Rishi
  • Iyappan as Unni Menon "Unni"
  • Bhavya Rajan as Bhavya
  • Anbazhagan "Anbu" as P. T. Peeli Sivam
  • R. Raveendran "R. Ravi"/(Jeeva Ravi) as Sri Ram & Vignesh's father
  • Y. V. Subaramaniam as Correspondent
  • Deepa Nethran as Vicky's mother & Sri Ram's step mother
  • Usha Elizabeth as Sri Ram's mother & Vignesh's step mother
  • Kamal Hassan as Kamal Hassan, English teacher
  • Raviraj as Gabriel Arokyaraj, principal
  • Rathnaraj as police inspector
  • Chelladurai as Pandi's father
  • Theni Murugan as Murugan, Pachaiyappan's father
  • Pattukkottai Sivanarayana Moorthy as Pulikesi's grandfather
  • Varalakshmi as Pulikesi's grandmother
  • Suryakanth as Pandi's uncle
  • Larawin as Larawin, dance master
  • Vincent as Vincent, teacher
  • Sivakarthikeyan as himself (special appearance)
  • Shreekumar "Shree" as himself (special appearance)
  • Dev Anand as himself (special appearance)
  • Tinku as himself (special appearance)
  • Divyadharshini as herself (special appearance)
  • Swaminathan as Gaja/Aalaiyamani (Temple bell) (special appearance)

Soundtrack[edit]

The title song was composed by the music director Vijay Antony and the background score was composed by C. K. Ganesh with lyrics written by Thenmozhi Das

Track listing
No.TitleLyricsMusicSinger(s)Length
1."Kanavugal Kaanum Vayasuachu"Thenmozhi DasVijay AntonyC. Sathya, Maya3:31
2."Pasumai Niraintha Ninaivugale"Kannadasan, Vaali, Thenmozhi DasC. K. Ganesh 1:55

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Recipient Role Result
2014 Vijay Television Awards [11][12] Favourite Fiction Series Kana Kaanum Kaalangal Nominated
Favourite Comedian Fiction Lingeswaran Black Pandi Nominated

International broadcast[edit]

The Series was released on 21 October 2013 on Vijay TV and Vijay TV HD. The Show was also broadcast internationally on Channel's international distribution.

Dubbed versions
  • India A dubbed version of the serial is being telecasted in Malayalam language as Classmates on Asianet Plus from March 31, 2014 at 9:00PM (IST) and aired every Monday to Friday.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stories from a classroom". The Hindu. 28 April 2007. Retrieved 11 December 2014.
  2. ^ "A new talent hunt". The Hindu. 10 April 2006. Retrieved 22 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Teens rule on Tamil TV channels". M Suganth. The Times of India. 16 November 2012. Retrieved 22 December 2014.
  4. ^ "A dream come true". Rinku Gupta. The New Indian Express. 31 December 2008. Retrieved 22 December 2014.
  5. ^ "Time to dream". The Hindu. 10 January 2007. Retrieved 12 December 2014.
  6. ^ "Targeting the youth". The Hindu. 1 December 2007. Retrieved 11 December 2014.
  7. ^ "The sequel begins". The Hindu. 1 May 2011. Retrieved 11 December 2014.
  8. ^ "Time to dream and enjoy humour". The Hindu. 13 January 2007. Retrieved 11 December 2014.
  9. ^ "A rare Chance". 4 May 2007. Retrieved 11 December 2014.
  10. ^ "The Sivaji of Television". www.behindwoods.com. 3 July 2007. Retrieved 11 December 2014.
  11. ^ "Vijay Television Awards launched". timesofindia.indiatimes.com.
  12. ^ "Vijay Television Awards 2014 Winners". awardsandwinners.com.

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