Mounam Sammadham

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Mounam Sammadham
Mounam Sammadham.jpg
Poster
Directed byK. Madhu
Written byK. Guna
Screenplay byS. N. Swamy
Story byS. N. Swamy
Produced byKovai Chezhiyan
Sembian Sivakumar
StarringMammootty
Amala
CinematographyVipin Das
Edited byV. P. Krishnan
Music byIlaiyaraaja
Production
company
Kay Cee Film Combines
Distributed byKay Cee Film Combines
Release date
  • 15 June 1990 (1990-06-15)
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Mounam Sammadham (transl. Silence is Acceptance) is a 1990 Tamil language legal thriller film directed by K. Madhu. The film stars Mammootty (in his Tamil film debut) and Amala. The music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja.

This film was dubbed into Telugu as Lawyer The Great, released on 15 February 1991.[1]

Plot[edit]

The plot revolves around the wrong conviction of a business man and the efforts taken by a lawyer to find the truth.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Mounam Sammadham was the first Tamil film of Malayalam superstar Mammootty.[2]

Soundtrack[edit]

The music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja and the lyrics were written by Pulamaipithan and Gangai Amaran.[3] “Kalyaana Thaen Nilaa" was set in Darbari Kanada raga.[4] Kalyana then nila song was written by Pulamaippithan.[5]

No. Song Singers Lyrics
1 5 Paisa 10 Paisa Malaysia Vasudevan Gangai Amaran
2 "Chik Chik Chaa" K. S. Chithra
3 "Kalyaana Thaen Nilaa" K. J. Yesudas K. S. Chithra Pulamaipithan
4 "Oru Raja Vanthanam" K. S. Chithra Gangai Amaran
Telugu version

Lyrics for the dubbed Telugu version Lawyer The Great were written by Rajashri.[1][6]

No. Song Singers
1 One Two Three Four K. S. Chithra
2 "Naa Raja Vacchadu" K. S. Chithra
3 "Kalyaana Thaen Nilaa" Mano, K. S. Chithra

Box office[edit]

The film was both commercial and critical success.[7]

Critical Reception[edit]

N. Krishnaswamy of The Indian Express praised the film, particularly Mammootty's performance.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Lawyer The Great". indiancine.ma. Retrieved 10 January 2021.
  2. ^ a b Krishnaswamy, N. (22 June 1990). "Mounam Sammadham". The Indian Express. p. 7.
  3. ^ Ilaiyaraaja (1990). Mounam Sammatham (liner notes) (in Tamil). Echo Records.
  4. ^ Mani, Charulatha (8 June 2012). "A Raga's Journey — Dynamic Durbarikaanada". The Hindu. Retrieved 15 October 2019.
  5. ^ kalyana then nila. Asianet (in Malayalam).
  6. ^ "Lawyer The Great". Spotify. Retrieved 10 January 2021.
  7. ^ "5 Tamil hits of Mammootty as you await 'Peranbu'". Malayala Manorama. 18 July 2018.

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