Karpoora Mullai

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Karpoora Mullai
Karpoora Mullai.jpg
Directed byFazil
Written byFazil
Edited byT.R.Sekhar
Music byIlaiyaraaja
Ilayaraja Creations
Release date
  • 11 April 1991 (1991-04-11)

Karpoora Mullai is a 1991 Indian Tamil-language film directed by Fazil, starring Amala, Raja and Srividya.[1] The bilingual film was simultaneously shot in Malayalam as Ente Sooryaputhrikku.[2]


Maya (Amala) was a spoiled child of a rich man as she always creates issues in her hostel as well as in college. One day along with her friends, she decides to make fun of a Dr. Srinivas (Raja), but the doctor in turn insults her saying that she is a fatherless child. Shocked Maya understands her childish behavior and attempts suicide, but the doctor saves her and she gets back to normal, but starts loving the doctor and she also decide to find out who her father is and finally she discovers that her father had adopted her when she was baby and her biological mother was K. S Vasundhara Devi (Srividya), famous singer. She tries her every bit to make her mom accept her. Finally her mother accepts Maya, but before she make this news to public, Vasundhara Devi is murdered by her administration employees for her wealth. Maya kills her mother's killer's and she is sentenced to lifetime imprisonment. Srinivas marries Maya while she serves her sentence.



The highly successful soundtrack was composed by Ilaiyaraaja and sung by K. J. Yesudas, Chitra, P. Susheela and P. Leela.[3]

1."Karpoora Mullai"IlaiyaraajaK. S. Chithra5.00
2."Poonkaaviyam I"VaaliP. Susheela4.43
3."Vaama Vaa"IlaiyaraajaK. S. Chithra4.37
4."Poonkaaviyam II"VaaliK. J. Yesudas, P. Susheela, K. S. Chithra4.43
5."Shree Siva" P. Leela4.40


N. Krishnaswamy of The Indian Express called it "Alternatively vibrant and serious [..] built up well by director Fazil [..]".[4]


  1. ^ "Karpoora Mullai Tamil Film LP Vinyl Record by Ilayaraaja". Mossymart. Archived from the original on 19 October 2022. Retrieved 19 October 2022.
  2. ^ "The Remake of Ente Sooryaputhrikku was shot simultaneously!". The Times of India. 12 December 2014. Archived from the original on 19 March 2017. Retrieved 8 September 2016.
  3. ^ "Karpoora Mullai". JioSaavn. Archived from the original on 19 October 2022. Retrieved 19 October 2022.
  4. ^ Krishnaswamy, N. (26 April 1991). "Karpooramullai". The Indian Express. p. 7. Retrieved 7 January 2019.

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