Mallu Vetti Minor

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

Mallu Vetti Minor is a 1990 Indian Tamil-language comedy film directed by Manobala. The film stars Sathyaraj, Seetha and Shobana. The film, produced and written by P. Kalaimani, had musical score by Ilaiyaraaja and was released on 17 October 1990. The film was remade in Telugu as Minor Raja and in Kannada as Vamshakobba.

Plot[edit]

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.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Mallu Vetti Minor
Soundtrack album by
Released1990
Recorded1990
GenreFeature film soundtrack
Length26:57
ProducerIlaiyaraaja

The soundtrack was composed by Ilaiyaraaja, with lyrics written by Pulamaipithan, Gangai Amaran and Piraisoodan.[1][2] The song "Kaathirundha Malli" is set in Amruthavarshini raga.[3]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mallu Vetti Mainar — Raaga". raaga.com. Retrieved 21 June 2013.
  2. ^ "Mallu Vetti Minor Tamil Film LP Vinyl Record by Ilayaraja". Mossymart. Retrieved 17 October 2021.
  3. ^ Mani, Charulatha (30 March 2012). "A Raga's Journey — Appealing Amritavarshini". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 17 October 2021.