|Directed by||Panchu Arunachalam|
|Produced by||B. H. Rajannah|
|Written by||Panchu Arunachalam|
|Edited by||N. Chandran|
Manamagale Vaa (English: Come, my bride) is a 1988 Tamil-language Indian feature film written and directed by Panchu Arunachalam, starring Prabhu in the lead role. It was remade in Telugu as Idem Pellam Baboi (1990) and in Kannada as Halli Rambhe Belli Bombe (1991).
Balu (Prabhu) is an eligible bachelor, looking for a wife. With a picture perfect woman in mind, he insults and rejects many women. Meanwhile, Chitra (Radhika) is looking for a way to reconcile her sister Geetha's marriage with her husband. Geetha has been sent to her parents' home for no fault of hers. Chitra figures that the most appropriate way to settle scores with her sister's in-laws is by marrying Balu, as Geetha is married to Balu's brother. She disguises herself as a village belle, Rajathi and enters Balu's life. After marriage, Balu is traumatised by her ignorance, but Rajathi (Chitra) falls in love with him. Meanwhile, Rajathi's suitor from the village hatches a plan to bring her back from her husband and marry her forcibly. Balu, on the other hand, decides to divorce Rajathi. Chitra decides to unveil her mask now, but will her plan succeed or boomerang?
- Chinni Jayanth
- P. R. Varalakshmi
- V. K. Ramasamy
- S. S. Chandran
- Kovai Sarala
- Venniradai Moorthy
- Oru Viral Krishna Rao
- Idichappuli Selvaraj
- Omakuchchi Narasimhan
- Typist Gopu
- "Aavaram Poovai" — P. Susheela
- "Kannimanam" — S. Janaki
- "Ponmaanai" — Malaysia Vasudevan, Chithra
- "Thanniye" — Chithra
- "Tell Me" — Arunmozhi
The Indian Express appreciated the film stating that it reversed the formula of Taming of the shrew.
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