Kannil Theriyum Kathaikal

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Kannil Theriyum Kathaikal
Kannil Theriyum Kathaikal.jpg
Poster
Directed byDevaraj–Mohan
Story bySrikrishna Alanahalli[2]
Produced byA. L. Raghavan
StarringSarath Babu
Sripriya
Vadivukkarasi
M. N. Rajam
CinematographyMarcus Bartley Junior
Edited byT. Krishna
Music byK. V. Mahadevan
G. K. Venkatesh
Shankar–Ganesh
Agathiyar
Ilaiyaraaja
Production
company
Raja Meenakshi Films
Release date
  • 14 March 1980 (1980-03-14)
[1]
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Kannil Theriyum Kathaikal (transl. Stories in the eyes) is a 1980 Indian Tamil-language film directed by Devaraj–Mohan and produced by A. L. Raghavan.[3] The film stars Sarath Babu, Sripriya, Vadivukkarasi and M. N. Rajam.[2] The songs for this film were composed by five music directors: K. V. Mahadevan, G. K. Venkatesh, Shankar–Ganesh (a duo), Agathiyar and Ilaiyaraaja. The film failed commercially.[4]

Plot[edit]

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Kannil Theriyum Kathaikal was produced by playback singer A. L. Raghavan under Raja Meenakshi Films, and was directed by the duo Devaraj–Mohan. Azhagapuri Azhagappan and Amuthavan wrote the dialogue, while T. Krishna was the editor. Film News Anandan worked as the film's public relations officer, and Marcus Bartley Junior was the cinematographer.[2]

Soundtrack[edit]

The soundtrack consists of five songs. K. V. Mahadevan, G. K. Venkatesh, Shankar–Ganesh (a duo), Agathiyar and Ilaiyaraaja composed one song each.[5][6][7] The song "Naan Oru Ponnoviyam" is set in the Carnatic raga known as Mohanam.[8]

No.TitleLyricsMusicSinger(s)Length
1."Naan Oru Ponnoviyam"PulamaipithanIlaiyaraajaS. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki and P. Susheela 
2."Naan Unnai Nenaichchane"VaaliShankar–GaneshS. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Vani Jairam and Jikki 
3."Onnu Rendu Moonu"VasukinathanAgathiyarS. P. Sailaja and B. S. Sasirekha 
4."Vettaikaaran"KannadasanK. V. MahadevanT. M. Soundararajan 
5."Naan Paartha Rathidevi"MuthulingamG. K. VenkateshA. L. Raghavan 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kannil Theriyum Kathaikal (1980)". Screen4screen. Archived from the original on 24 June 2021. Retrieved 24 June 2021.
  2. ^ a b c d e Kannil Theriyum Kathaigal [Stories in the eyes] (motion picture) (in Tamil). Raja Meenakshi Films. 1980. Opening credits, from 0:39 to 2:27.
  3. ^ "ஒரு பேனாவின் பயணம் – 137– சுதாங்கன்". Dinamalar (in Tamil). Nellai. 11 December 2017. Archived from the original on 4 August 2019. Retrieved 9 March 2018.
  4. ^ Rangaraj, R (23 June 2020). "Man who rocked Tamil pop, yodelling into hearts". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 23 June 2021. Retrieved 24 June 2021.
  5. ^ Sk (23 June 2011). "In fine fettle". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 9 March 2018. Retrieved 9 March 2018.
  6. ^ Kannil Theriyum Kathaigal (Tamil) Sede. 11365 (liner notes). EMI. 1979. Archived from the original on 21 October 2021. Retrieved 21 October 2021.
  7. ^ Kannil Theriyum Kathaigal (Tamil) Slde. 18232 (liner notes). EMI. 1979. Archived from the original on 21 October 2021. Retrieved 21 October 2021.
  8. ^ Sundararaman (2007) [2005]. Raga Chintamani: A Guide to Carnatic Ragas Through Tamil Film Music (2nd ed.). Chennai: Pichhamal Chintamani. p. 146. OCLC 295034757.

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