Naan Avanillai (1974 film)

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Naan Avanillai
Naan Avan Illai 1974.jpg
Directed by K. Balachandar
Produced by Gemini Ganesan
Written by K. Balachandar
Screenplay by K. Balachandar
Story by Pralhad Keshav Atre
Starring Gemini Ganesan
Lakshmi
Kamal Hassan
Jayasudha
Jayabharathi
Music by M. S. Viswanathan
Cinematography B. S. Lokanath
Edited by N. R. Kittu
Production
company
Sri Narayani Films
Distributed by Sri Narayani Films
Release date
1974
Country India
Language Tamil

Naan Avanillai (English: I'm Not Him) is a 1974 Tamil language film starring Gemini Ganesan in the lead role of the protagonist. Produced by Ganesan himself, it was directed by K.Balachander. It was a remake of the 1962 Marathi language play To Mee Navhech (English: I Am Not Him), written by Pralhad K. Atre and performed by Prabhakar Panashikar. The film has been also made in Hindi in 1974 as Woh Main Nahin, starring Navin Nischol in the lead role of the protagonist.

Plot[edit]

Gemini Ganesan, the protagonist appears in the film as a man who travels to many places and marries many women. Lakshmi, Jayasudha and Jayabharathi become his victims. How he manages to prove himself forms the rest of the story. The film also has Kamal Hassan as a man who marries Jayasudha.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

The music composed by M. S. Viswanathan.[1][2]

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 "Engirundho Vandhaal" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam Kannadasan 03:46
2 "Radha Kadhal Varadha" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam 06:17
3 "Manthaara Malare" P. Jayachandran, P. Susheela Kannadasan, P. Bhaskaran (Malayalam lyric) 04:43
4 "Naan Chinna Chiru" P. Susheela, P. B. Sreeniva Kannadasan, Kumara Mithra (Hindi Lyrics) 03:20
5 "Inge Naan" L. R. Eswari, Saibaba Kannadasan 05:37

Other[edit]

The film was later remade into Tamil with the same title starring Jeevan and Sneha in 2007.

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Naan Avanilla Songs". raaga. Retrieved 2014-07-10. 
  2. ^ "Naan Avanilla Songs". inbaminge. Retrieved 2014-07-10. 

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