Kodai Mazhai

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Kodai Mazhai
Directed byMuktha S. Sundar
Written byKomal Swaminathan (dialogues)
Screenplay byMuktha Srinivasan
Story byMuktha Sundar
Produced byV. Ramasami
StarringVidhyashree
Lakshmi
Jaishankar
Sripriya
CinematographyGajendramani
Edited byV. P. Krishnan
C. R. Shanmugam
Music byIlaiyaraaja
Production
company
Muktha Films
Release date
26 September 1986
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Kodai Mazhai (transl. Summer Rain) is a 1986 Indian Tamil language film, directed by Muktha S. Sundar and produced by V. Ramasami. The film stars Vidhyasree, with Lakshmi, Jaishankar and Sripriya in supporting roles. The film had musical score by Ilaiyaraaja.[1]

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Parts of Kodai Mazhai were shot in low light, following the introduction of high-speed negative film in India the mid-1980s.[2] It was the feature film debut of Sunitha, who later became known as "Kodai Mazhai Vidya".[3]

Soundtrack[edit]

Soundtrack was composed by Ilaiyaraaja and lyrics were by Vaali, Na. Kamarasan, Pulamaipithan and Mu. Mehta.[4][5] The song "Kaatrodu Kuzhalin" is set in Simhendramadhyamam raga.[6]

No. Song Singers Lyrics
1 "Kaatrodu Kuzhalin" K. S. Chithra Pulamaipithan
2 "Pala Pala" Uma Ramanan, Shoba Chandrasekhar Mu. Metha
3 "Thenthoongum" S. Janaki Vaali
4 "Thuppakki Kaiyil" Ilaiyaraaja Na. Kamarasan

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://kalkionline.com/kalkionline_archive/imagegallery/archiveimages/kalki/1986/oct/19-10-1986/p31.jpg[bare URL image file]
  2. ^ Srinivasan, Muktha V. (28 October 2012). "Living in past glory". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  3. ^ Nathan, Archana. "There is a reason why Yash is rocking, Venkat is a fish and Srinivasan is a coconut". Scroll.in. Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  4. ^ http://play.raaga.com/tamil/album/kodai-mazhai-T0000617
  5. ^ "Kodai Mazhai Tamil Film EP VInyl Record by Ilayaraja". Mossymart. Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  6. ^ Mani, Charulatha (20 January 2012). "A Raga's Journey — The passionate appeal of Simhendramadhyamam". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 16 December 2021.

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