Naan Potta Savaal

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Naan Potta Savaal
Naan Potta Savaal.jpg
Poster
Directed byPuratchidasan
Written byPuratchidasan
Produced byG. Sarangan
Starring
CinematographyVijayakumar
Edited byVenkatesh
Music byIlaiyaraaja
Production
company
Kanaga Saragar Films
Release date
  • 7 August 1980 (1980-08-07) (Tamil)
  • 15 June 1984 (1984-06-15) (Telugu)
[1]
Running time
130 minutes
CountryIndia
Languages
  • Tamil
  • Telugu

Naan Potta Savaal (transl. The challenge I laid) is 1980 Indian Tamil-language Western film[2] directed by Puratchidasan. The film stars Rajinikanth and Reena, with M. R. Radha and M. R. R. Vasu in supporting roles. This is the first film in which the screen credits carried the title "Super Star" for Rajinikanth.[3][4] It was also the last film of Radha.[5] The film did not do well at the box office. The film was simultaneously shot in Telugu as Idhe Naa Savaal.[6]

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Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Tamil Songs

Lyrics for the songs were written by film director Puratchidasan himself.[7]

No. Song Singer Duration
1 "Mayakkama Oru Thayakkamaa" Vani Jayaram 4:42
2 "Naatukulla" Malaysia Vasudevan 4:05
3 "Nenje Un Aasai" T. L. Maharajan 4:13
4 "Silarai Devai" Vani Jairam, P. Sailaja 4:18
5 "Sugam Sugame" Malaysia Vasudevan, Vani Jayaram 4:26
Telugu Songs[8]
No. Song Singer Duration
1 "Desamlo Konni Nakkalunnayi" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam 4:05
2 "Choodana Jatha Goodana" Vani Jairam 4:32
3 "Evaru Nannapaleru" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam 4:25
4 "Kowgililo" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Vani Jairam 4:18

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Naan Potta Savaal (1980)". Screen4Screen. Archived from the original on 7 August 2021. Retrieved 22 October 2021.
  2. ^ Maderya, Kumuthan (2010). "Rage against the state: historicizing the "angry young man" in Tamil cinema". Jump Cut. Archived from the original on 11 October 2021. Retrieved 22 October 2021.
  3. ^ Shivakumar, Vivek (11 December 2018). "A Superstar Career Through Titles". Film Companion. Archived from the original on 5 September 2020. Retrieved 13 December 2020.
  4. ^ Ramachandran, Naman (2014) [2012]. Rajinikanth: The Definitive Biography. New Delhi: Penguin Books. p. 126. ISBN 978-0-14-342111-5.
  5. ^ "First film of Rajinikanth to use Superstar in title card". Behindwoods. 28 May 2020. Archived from the original on 28 June 2020. Retrieved 13 December 2020.
  6. ^ "ரஜினிக்கு பால்கே விருது: 80களில் மையம் கொண்ட ஸ்டைல் புயல்!". Dinamani (in Tamil). 1 April 2021. Archived from the original on 12 July 2021. Retrieved 22 October 2021.
  7. ^ "Naan Potta Savaal". AVDigital. Archived from the original on 20 January 2021. Retrieved 22 October 2021.
  8. ^ "Idhe Naa Savaal". Gaana.com. Archived from the original on 8 February 2014. Retrieved 22 October 2021.

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