Kannil Theriyum Kathaikal

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

Kannil Theriyum Kathaikal (lit. Stories in the eyes) is a 1980 Tamil-language Indian feature film directed by Devaraj-Mohan and produced by A. L. Raghavan.[3] The film stars Sarath Babu, Sripriya, Vadivukkarasi and M. N. Rajam in the lead roles.[1] The songs for this film were composed by 5 music directors: K. V. Mahadevan, G. K. Venkatesh, Sankar Ganesh, Agathiyar and Ilaiyaraaja.

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.[1]

Soundtrack[edit]

The soundtrack consists of five songs. K. V. Mahadevan, G. K. Venkatesh, Sankar Ganesh (a duo), Agathiyar and Ilaiyaraaja composed one song each.[4][5] The song "Naan Oru Ponnoviyam" is set in the carnatic raga known as Mohanam.[6]

Song Composer(s) Singer(s) Lyricist Length
"Naan Oru Ponnoviyam" Ilaiyaraaja S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki and P. Susheela Pulamaipithan
"Naan Unnai Nenaichchane" Sankar Ganesh S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Vani Jairam and Jikki Vaali
"Onnu Rendu Moonu" Agathiyar S. P. Sailaja and B. S. Sasirekha Vasukinathan
"Vettaikaaran" K. V. Mahadevan T. M. Soundararajan Kannadasan
"Naan Paartha Rathidevi" G. K. Venkatesh A. L. Raghavan Muthulingam

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ "கண்ணில் தெரியும் கதைகள்". Vellitthirai.com. Retrieved 9 March 2018.
  3. ^ "ஒரு பேனாவின் பயணம் – 137– சுதாங்கன்". Dinamalar Nellai (in Tamil). 11 December 2017. Retrieved 9 March 2018.
  4. ^ Sk (23 June 2011). "In fine fettle". The Hindu. Retrieved 9 March 2018.
  5. ^ http://ilayaraja.forumms.net/t63p585-vinyl-lp-record-covers-speak-about-ir-pictures-details-thamizh
  6. ^ 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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