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Mogamul DVD cover.jpg
DVD cover
Directed byGnana Rajasekaran
Story byThi. Janakiraman
Produced byJ. Dharmambal
StarringArchana Joglekar
Nedumudi Venu
CinematographySunny Joseph
Thangar Bachan
Edited byB. Lenin
V. T. Vijayan
Music byIlaiyaraaja
J. R. Film Circuit
Release date
14 May 1995

Mogamul is a 1995 Tamil language film directed by Gnana Rajasekaran based on a novel written by Thi. Janakiraman. The film stars Archana Joglekar, Nedumudi Venu and Abhishek, while Vivek and Venniradai Moorthy play supporting roles. The score and soundtrack were composed by Ilaiyaraaja. The film opened in May 1995 to critical acclaim.[1]



A musician falls in love with a woman who is the illegitimate daughter of a Brahmin from his village. But she refuses to accept him since she is 10 years older to him.


The film marked the directorial debut of Gnana Rajasekaran, and he chose to make an art film based on a novel written by Thi. Janakiraman.[2][3]


The song Kamalam Paatha is set in the Carnatic raga Ramapriya.

All lyrics are written by Vaali; all music is composed by Ilaiyaraaja.

1."Kamalam Paatha"K. J. Yesudas4:55
2."Sollaayo Vaaithiranthu (M)"Arunmozhi4:28
3."Sollaayo Vaaithiranthu (F)"S. Janaki4:29
4."Nenje Gurunaatharin"M. G. Sreekumar4:10
5."Nenje Gurunaatharin Sevadi"Arunmozhi4:11
6."Sangeetha Gnanamu (lyrics by Saint Tyagaraja)"K. J. Yesudas3:38
7."Mogamul Title Score"Maestro Ilaiyaraja2:31


The film won critical acclaim and went on to win a National Film Award for Gnana Rajasekaran, who secured the Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film of a Director.[4]


  1. ^ Kalki review
  2. ^ "Greater than any hero". The Hindu. 23 February 2007. Retrieved 11 June 2021.
  3. ^ "Asin's appeal to the director!". Behindwoods. 24 May 2008. Retrieved 11 June 2021.
  4. ^ "Chasing the tinsel dream CABLEWALA". The Hindu. 28 May 2007. Retrieved 11 June 2021.

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