Karimedu Karuvayan

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Karimedu Karuvayan
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Directed byRama Narayanan
Written byGokula Krishnan
Produced byKalyani Murugan
StarringVijayakanth
Nalini
Pandiyan
Aruna
CinematographyN. K. Viswanathan
Edited byGowthaman
Music byIlaiyaraaja
Production
company
Release date
  • 14 January 1986 (1986-01-14)
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Karimedu Karuvayan is a 1986 Indian Tamil-language vigilante action film directed by Rama Narayanan and written by Gokula Krishnan. The film stars Vijayakanth, Nalini, Pandiyan and Aruna. It was released on 14 January 1986,[1] and became a success.[2][3]

Plot[edit]

The story about Karuvayan who takes revenge on five people who killed his sister. He kills four as per his plan but gets caught by police and is punished by court with death penalty. Shortly before his execution he escapes from prison and kills the last person. While fleeing from the village he is shot by police and dies. His love interest Kaliammal also dies due to shock.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

After the success of Malaiyoor Mambattiyan (1983), Tamil cinema started making numerous films based on outlaws, with Karimedu Karuvayan being one such.[5]

Soundtrack[edit]

The music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja.[6][7]

Track listing
No.TitleLyricsSinger(s)Length
1."Aha Silukku Thavani"MuthulingamK. S. Chithra, S. N. Surendar4:42
2."Katha Kelu"VairamuthuIlaiyaraaja3:50
3."Kattukulla Kadhal Kiliye"VairamuthuS. Janaki4:29
4."Thakkali Pazhampola"ThiruppathooranMalaysia Vasudevan4:27
5."Ulagam Suthuthada"VaaliMalaysia Vasudevan, Gangai Amaran4:53
6."Othaiyilla Kanni Ponnu"Gangai AmaranVani Jairam4:39
Total length:27:00

Reception[edit]

Jayamanmadhan of Kalki said everyone in the film did well.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "நட்சத்திர படப் பட்டியல்". Cinema Express (in Tamil). 1 December 2002. pp. 41–43. Archived from the original on 2 February 2024. Retrieved 2 February 2024.
  2. ^ S, Srivatsan (14 April 2021). "From screening reruns of old movies to converting their properties, how single-screen theatres survived the pandemic". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 18 May 2021. Retrieved 15 August 2022.
  3. ^ Karthikeyan, D. (15 August 2011). "Climax to Thangam Theatre — it's razed down". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 15 April 2018. Retrieved 15 August 2022.
  4. ^ "Happily ever after". The New Indian Express. 31 October 2009. Archived from the original on 15 August 2022. Retrieved 15 August 2022.
  5. ^ Dhananjayan, G. (22 May 2017). "Why mafia flicks are K'wood's pet genre". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 16 May 2018. Retrieved 15 August 2022.
  6. ^ "Karimedu Karuvaayan Tamil Film LP Vinyl Record by Ilayaraja". Mossymart. Archived from the original on 23 October 2021. Retrieved 15 August 2022.
  7. ^ "Karimedu Karuvaayan (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)". Apple Music. 1 January 1986. Archived from the original on 15 August 2022. Retrieved 15 August 2022.
  8. ^ ஜெயமன்மதன் (2 February 1986). "கரிமேடு கருவாயன்". Kalki (in Tamil). p. 43. Archived from the original on 15 August 2022. Retrieved 15 August 2022.

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