Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||K. Balachandar|
|Produced by||G. V. Saravanan|
|Written by||K. Balachandar|
|Story by||K. Balachandar|
|Starring||R. Muthuraman |
K. R. Vijaya
|Music by||V. Kumar|
|Cinematography||P. N. Sundaram|
|Edited by||N. R. Kittu |
|Distributed by||Saravana Pictures|
|24 December 1965|
Naanal (transl. Reed) is a 1965 Indian Tamil-language comedy-drama film, directed by K. Balachandar and produced by G. N. Saravanan. It is based on his play of the same name. The film stars R. Muthuraman, Major Sundararajan, Sreekanth, Sowcar Janaki, K. R. Vijaya and Nagesh. It was a super hit.
The story is about four jailbirds escaping from prison to take revenge on the judge who sentenced them. They take over his house, and the movie builds around the judge and his family escaping from them.
- R. Muthuraman as Inspector Baskaran
- Major Sundararajan as Prisoner Arasu
- Sowcar Janaki as Savitri
- K. R. Vijaya as Jaya
- Sreekanth as Murali
- Nagesh as Pattabi Raman
- S. N. Lakshmi as Lakshmi
- K. Vijayan as Judge Raghunathan
- Gemini Mali as Prisoner David
- Hari Krishnan as Prisoner Bairavan
- I. S. R. as Kesavan
- Typist Gopu as Milk Maid
Release and reception
|1||"Ennathaan Paaduvathu"||P. Suseela||03:59||Alangudi Somu|
|2||"Kuyil Koovi Thuyil Ezhuppa"||Soolamangalam Rajalakshmi||02:52|
|3||"Kuyil Koovi Thuyil Ezhuppa" – Sad||P. Suseela||03:26|
|4||"Vinnukku Melaadai"||T. M. Soundararajan P. Suseela||05:39||Suratha|
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