Kavari Maan

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Kavari Maan
Kavari Maan.jpg
Poster
Directed byS. P. Muthuraman
Produced byB. H. Rajanna
Written byPanchu Arunachalam
StarringSivaji Ganesan
Sridevi
Major Sundarrajan
Ravichandran
Music byIlaiyaraaja
CinematographyBabu
Edited byR. Vittal
T. K. Rajan
Production
company
Rajanna Enterprises
Distributed byRajanna Enterprises
Release date
  • 6 April 1979 (1979-04-06)
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Kavari Maan (lit.Yak)[a] is a 1979 Indian Tamil language film, directed by S. P. Muthuraman and produced by B. H. Rajanna. The film stars Sivaji Ganesan, Sridevi Kapoor, Major Sundarrajan and Ravichandran in lead roles. The film had musical score by Ilaiyaraaja.[1]

Plot[edit]

A cuckolded husband murders his wife when he discovers her with another man. Arrested for the murder, he refuses to reveal his motive, in fear of the shame that would befall his family. But his daughter shuns him upon his release, and he realises that shame has already touched their lives.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

The music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja.[2]

  • "Brova Bharama" (Tyagaraja kriti in Bahudari raga)[3]
  • "Poopole" - S. P. Balu
  • "Ullangal" - Ilaiyaraaja
  • "Aaduthu Ullam" - S. Janaki

Reception[edit]

The film was a commercial success.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Kavari Maan" figuratively means a human who would die if he lost his honour.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kavari Maan". rottentomatoes.com. Retrieved 1 August 2014.
  2. ^ https://www.discogs.com/Ilaiyaraaja-Kavari-Maan/release/12399469
  3. ^ https://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/music/mood-enhancers/article4512233.ece
  4. ^ Piousji (10 June 1979). "Khaas Baat". Sunday. Vol. 17. p. 71.