Kilipetchu Ketkava

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Kilipetchu Ketkava
Kilipetchu Ketkava.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byFazil
Written byGokula Krishnan (dialogues)
Screenplay byFazil
Story byFazil
Produced byM. G. Sekar
StarringMammootty
Kanaka
CinematographyAnandakuttan
Edited byT. R. Shekar
Music byIlaiyaraaja
Production
company
M. G. Pictures
Release date
  • 13 November 1993 (1993-11-13)
Running time
135 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Kilipetchu Ketkava (transl. Come, listen to the parrot) is a 1993 Indian Tamil-language romantic comedy film, directed by Fazil, starring Mammootty and Kanaka. It was released on 13 November 1993.

Plot[edit]

Chidambaram, a newly appointed school teacher, stays in an allegedly haunted house. He comes to an agreement living with the ghost of the house, Shivakami, who actually pretends as a ghost to him. The relationship builds on and both end up in love. Climax is an unexpected tragedy.

Cast[edit]

Release and reception[edit]

Kilipetchu Ketkava was released on 13 November 1993, Diwali day.[1] The Indian Express wrote the day before, "The script is ingenious, is constantly engaging and makes the film a delight to watch".[2]

Soundtrack[edit]

Kilipetchu Ketkava
Soundtrack album by
Ilaiyaraaja
Released1993
GenreFeature film soundtrack
Length23:23
LanguageTamil
External audio
audio icon Audio Jukebox on YouTube

The soundtrack was composed by Ilaiyaraaja, with lyrics written by Vaali.[3] The song "Vanthathu" is set in the Carnatic raga known as Shree ranjani.[4] There are two versions of "Anbe Vaa Arugile": one performed by K. J. Yesudas, and another by S. Janaki.[5]

Track list
No.TitleLyricsSinger(s)Length
1."Adichu Viratuven"VaaliMano, Surendar4:08
2."Anbe Vaa Arugile" (Female)VaaliS. Janaki5:08
3."Anbe Vaa Arugile"VaaliK. J. Yesudas5:08
4."Sivakami Ninaipilae"VaaliS. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki5:02
5."Vanthadhu Vanthadhu"VaaliS. Janaki & Chorus3:57
Total length:23:23

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kilipecchu Ketkavaa". The Indian Express. 13 November 1993. p. 4.
  2. ^ "Spirited tempo lasts". The Indian Express. 12 November 1993. p. 6.
  3. ^ "Kilipetchu Ketkava". Gaana.com. Retrieved 7 September 2020.
  4. ^ Mani, Charulatha (26 October 2012). "Six-note splendour". The Hindu. Retrieved 7 September 2020.
  5. ^ "Soulful Compositions of Ilaiyaraaja". Blogbuster. Tata Sky. 2 June 2020. Retrieved 7 September 2020.

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