Mallu Vetti Minor

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Mallu Vetti Minor
Mallu Vetti Minor.jpg
Directed byManobala
Produced byP. Kalaimani
Written byP. Kalaimani
Music byIlaiyaraaja
CinematographyB. R. Vijayalakshmi
Edited byM. N. Raja
Everest Films
Release date
  • 17 October 1990 (1990-10-17)
Running time
135 minutes

Mallu Vetti Minor is a 1990 Tamil comedy film directed by Manobala. The film features Sathyaraj, Seetha and Shobana in lead roles. The film, produced and written by P. Kalaimani, had musical score by Ilaiyaraaja and was released on 17 October 1990.[1][2] The film was remade in Telugu as Minor Raja and in Kannada as Vamshakobba.


The story begins with Santhana Lakshmi (Shobana) being released from the jail and remembering her past.

Rassappa Gounder (Sathyaraj), also known as Mallu Vetti Minor, was a bachelor and rich man who spent his time in the brothels like his father Marappa Gounder. Santhana Lakshmi and Rassappa fell in love with each other. Rassappa Gounder and President (Vinu Chakravarthy) were in a feud for several years. In a misunderstanding, Rassappa Gounder had to marry Parimala (Seetha) and married her. A few years later, Rassappa Gounder became the perfect husband and had a son. While Santhana Lakshmi was still unmarried and teased Rassappa Gounder whenever she got the opportunity. One day, that was the "straw that broke the camel's back" so the angry Rassappa Gounder raped Santhana Lakshmi. The rest of story is what happens to Rassappa Gounder, Parimala and Santhana Lakshmi.



Mallu Vetti Minor
Soundtrack album by
GenreFeature film soundtrack

The film score and the soundtrack were composed by film composer Ilaiyaraaja. The soundtrack, released in 1990, features 6 tracks with lyrics written by Pulamaipithan, Gangai Amaran and Piraisoodan.[3][4] The song "Kaathirundha Malli" is set in Amruthavarshini raga.[5]

Track Song Singer(s) Duration
1 'Adi Mattalam' Malaysia Vasudevan, Uma Ramanan, K. S. Chithra 4:33
2 'Chinna Mani' K. J. Yesudas, Uma Ramanan, K. S. Chithra 4:38
3 'Jalakku Jalakku' Mano, K. S. Chithra 4:29
4 'Kaathiruntha Malli Malli' P. Susheela 4:39
5 'Manasukkulle' Arunmozhi, S. Janaki 4:45
6 'Unna Paartha' Malaysia Vasudevan, Uma Ramanan 4:33


  1. ^ "Filmography of malluvetty minor". Retrieved 21 June 2013.
  2. ^ "Mallu Vetti Minor (1990) Tamil Movie". Retrieved 21 June 2013.
  3. ^ "Mallu Vetti Mainar — Raaga". Retrieved 21 June 2013.
  4. ^ "Mallu Vetti Minor Songs — Illayaraja". Archived from the original on 5 September 2013. Retrieved 21 June 2013.
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