Mannin Maindhan

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Mannin Maindhan
Mannin Maindhan DVD cover.jpg
DVD cover
Directed byRama Narayanan
Produced byRama Narayanan
Screenplay byKarunanidhi
Story byEetaram Films Unit
Starring
Music byBharathwaj
CinematographyN. K. Viswanathan
Edited byRaj Keerthy
Production
company
Azhagar Films
Release date
  • 4 March 2005 (2005-03-04)
Running time
142 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Mannin Maindhan (English: Son of the soil) is a 2005 Indian Tamil action comedy film, directed by Rama Narayanan, starring Sibiraj and Adhu fame Suhain lead roles. Sathyaraj plays an extended cameo role. The film, a remake of successful Telugu film Yagnam.[1] The film was produced by Rama Narayanan, had musical score by Bharathwaj and was released on 4 March 2005 to negative reviews.[2][3][4]

Plot[edit]

Bhairavamurthy (Manoj K. Jayan) and Gajapathy (Ponnambalam) are two powerful landlords who fight against each other in their village. Bhairavamurthy's wife and car driver got killed by Gajapathy's henchmen in the past, then Kadhir (Sibiraj), the car driver's son, decided to take revenge on Gajapathy one day and grew up in Bhairavamurthy's house. Amutha (Suha), Bhairavamurthy's daughter, returns to her village after studying in the city college and then falls in love with Kadhir. Bhairavamurthy decides to join hands with Gajapathy and to kill his faithful henchman Kadhir. The couple elopes from the house and runs around the village. Pratap (Sathyaraj), an honest cop, saves them. The henchmen, who worked with the landlords, lay down their arms and support the couple. Bhairavamurthy and Gajapathy decide to both kill Kadhir, but they eventually kill each other.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Mannin Maindhan
Soundtrack album by
Released2005
Recorded2005
GenreFeature film soundtrack
Length22:03
ProducerBharathwaj
Bharathwaj chronology
Ayya
(2005)
Mannin Maindhan
(2005)
Priyasakhi
(2005)

The film score and the soundtrack were composed by film composer Bharathwaj. The soundtrack, released in 2005, features 5 tracks with lyrics written by Karunanidhi, Vaali, Vairamuthu, Na. Muthukumar and Snehan.[5] Indiaglitz.com said : "Bharadwaj's music is very flat with none of the song sounding impressive".[4]

Track Song Singer(s) Lyrics Duration
1 "Andravin Ponnu" Mano, Reshmi Snehan 4:04
2 "Idhu Ladies Hostel" Jay Laxmi Na. Muthukumar 4:41
3 "Kannin Manipola" K. S. Chitra, Master Sathiya Karunanidhi 3:41
4 "Kilakku Killakku" Muralidharan Vairamuthu 5:15
5 "Yeamma Yeamma" Sujatha Mohan, Tippu Vaali 4:22

Reception[edit]

Indiaglitz.com stating that the film was "more dusty than being earthy".[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.indiaglitz.com/channels/tamil/article/13277.html
  2. ^ "Find Tamil Movie Mannin Maindhan". jointscene.com. Retrieved 19 January 2012.
  3. ^ "Mannin Maindhan". popcorn.oneindia.in. Retrieved 19 January 2012.
  4. ^ a b c "IndiaGlitz — Mannin Maindhan Tamil Movie Review Review". IndiaGlitz. 4 March 2005. Retrieved 19 January 2012.
  5. ^ "Mannin Mainthan — Bharathwaj". thiraipaadal.com. Retrieved 19 January 2012.

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