Naangal

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Naangal
Naangal poster.jpg
Poster
Directed byHassan
Written byJ. Mahendran
Screenplay byK. Guna
Story byHassan
Produced byT. Ajmal Hassan
Starring
CinematographyJ. Williams
Edited byK. Sankunni
Music byIlaiyaraaja
Production
company
Arifa Productions
Distributed byArifa Productions
Release date
  • 20 March 1992 (1992-03-20)
Running time
140 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Naangal (transl. We) is a 1992 Indian Tamil-language drama film directed by Hassan. The film stars Prabhu, Sivaji Ganesan and Deepika Chikhalia. The film, produced by T. Ajmal Hassan, had musical score by Ilaiyaraaja and was released on 20 March 1992.

Plot[edit]

Keerthi (Prabhu), an honest police officer, is charged to solve a double murder case. Keerthi faces up to another police officer Naveen Kumar (Captain Raju). Naveen Kumar who hungers for a promotion wants to take charge of this affair. Keerthi and Naveen Kumar finally fight, and the matter is taken up in court. Keerthi hires the lawyer Chaturvedi (Sivaji Ganesan), a senior lawyer who has never lost a case. Later, Chaturvedi has a heart attack and the doctor Mona takes care of him. He really likes the way she took care of him and he now considered her like his own daughter. The doctors Rajasekhar (Sarath Babu) and Mona (Deepika Chikhalia) suspect the hospital running by the doctor Johnson (Nassar) for doing illegal activities. Rajasekhar is later killed by someone, the presumed guilty is Mona according to the fingerprint on the murder weapon. Keerthi and Chaturvedi come to her rescue.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Naangal
Soundtrack album by
Released1992
Recorded1992
GenreFeature film soundtrack
Length23:41
ProducerIlaiyaraaja

The film score and the soundtrack were composed by film composer Ilaiyaraaja. The soundtrack, released in 1992, features 5 tracks with lyrics written by Vaali and Gangai Amaran.[1][2]

Track Song Singer(s) Lyrics Duration
1 "Maanay Theney" S. Janaki, Arunmozhi Vaali 5:13
2 "Namma Bossu" Ilaiyaraaja, Malaysia Vasudevan 4:37
3 "Paaradi Kuyile" (Male) Ilaiyaraaja 4:28
4 "Paaradi Kuyile" (Female) Swarnalatha 4:32
5 "Paarthathenna Paarvai" K. S. Chithra, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam Gangai Amaran 4:51

Reception[edit]

N. Krishnaswamy of The Indian Express said "As the film's script is free from some of the cliches that constantly besiege Tamil films, Naangal is not without its merits as 'time passing' fare".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MusicIndiaOnline — Naangal(1992) Soundtrack". mio.to. Retrieved 9 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Naangal Songs". raaga.com. Retrieved 9 April 2014.
  3. ^ Krishnaswamy, N. (27 March 1992). "Naangal". The Indian Express. p. 7. Retrieved 9 April 2014.

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