|Directed by||K. Madhu|
|Produced by||Kovai Chezhiyan
|Written by||Guna (dialogues)|
|Story by||S. N. Swamy|
Y. G. Mahendran
R S Shivaji
M. S. Thripunithura
|Edited by||V. P. Krishnan|
|Distributed by||K. C. Film Combines|
The plot revolves around the wrong conviction of a business man and the efforts taken by the protagonist, a lawyer, to find the truth. The portrayal of the characters is similar in many ways to Malayalam cinema's investigative thrillers. The suspense is well maintained until the climax with little clue to the audience on the identity of the real culprit. The arguments in court were mostly inspired from 12 Angry Men (1957).
- Mammootty as Raja
- Amala as Hema
- Nagesh as Paramasivam
- Jaishankar as Sundaram
- Kumarimuthu as Munusamy
- Y. G. Mahendran as Shekar
- Charlie as Mani
- R S Shivaji as caretaker of guest house
- M. S. Thripunithura
- Sarath Kumar as Balu
- Sreeja as Vijayalakshmi
The music by Ilaiyaraaja is melodious and ear-catching. The background music is smooth and supplements to the scenes. The lyrics written by Pulamaipithan and Gangai Amaran. The evergreen duet 'Kalyana Thaen Nilaa', which is noted for its beautiful scene, is still a mega chartbuster among fans.
- Chic Chic Cha K. S. Chithra
- Kalyaana Thaen Nilaa K. J. Yesudas K. S. Chitra
- Oru Raja Vanthan K. S. Chitra
- Thithithamsidu K. S. Chitra
The screenplay and direction have helped in the persuasive portrayal of S. N. Swamy's interesting story. This movie was recommended for fans of the Indian investigative thriller genre.
The film was super hit at Tamil Nadu box office.
- Mounam Sammadham, IMDb, retrieved 2008-11-17
- Mounam Sammadham, cinesouth, retrieved 2013-08-12
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