Navagraham

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Navagraham
Navagraham.png
Title card
Directed byK. Balachandar
Produced byRama Arangannal
Written byK. Balachandar
Story byK. Balachandar
StarringNagesh
R. Muthuraman
Sreekanth
Major Sundararajan
Lakshmi
Rama Prabha
Ragini
Sivakumar
Y. G. Mahendran
Music byV. Kumar
CinematographyN. Balakrishnan
Production
company
Release date
3 September 1970
Running time
152 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Navagraham (lit. Nine Planets) is a 1970 Tamil language comedy-drama film written and directed by K. Balachandar. Soundscore was composed by V. Kumar. The film stars Nagesh, Sreekanth, R. Muthuraman, Lakshmi playing lead roles with Ragini, Sivakumar, Rama Prabha, Y. G. Mahendran, V. Gopalakrishnan and G. Sakunthala in supporting roles.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Navagraham marked Y. G. Mahendra's acting debut in cinema.[2]

Soundtrack[edit]

Navagraham
Soundtrack album by
Released1970
Recorded1970
GenreSareegama
Length19 min.
LanguageTamil
ProducerV. Kumar

The soundtrack was composed by V. Kumar and lyrics were written by Vaali.[3]

No. Song Singer Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 "Ellame Vayathukku" A. L. Raghavan Vaali 3:35
2 "Yaaro Antha Pakkam" A. L. Raghavan 3:20
3 "Unnai Thotta" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam & P. Suseela 3:34
4 "Neenga Navagraham" A. L. Raghavan, Ponnusaamy & Chorus 5:41
5 "Akilandam Akilandam" Ponnusaamy 4:30

Release and reception[edit]

Navagraham was released on 3 September 1970,[4] and Mahendra won praise for his performance.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Narayan, Hari (15 August 2016). "The family as a microcosm of the nation". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  2. ^ Nainar, Nahla (21 August 2015). "An interesting character". The Hindu. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Navagraham songs". raaga. Retrieved 27 November 2015.
  4. ^ "நவக்கிரகம்". Vellitthirai.com (in Tamil). Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  5. ^ Ramesh, V. (11 September 2003). "Stage's where his heart is". The Hindu. Retrieved 3 March 2018.

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