Nee Varuvai Ena

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Nee Varuvai Ena
Directed by Rajakumaran
Produced by R. B. Choudary
Written by Rajakumaaran
Starring Parthiban
Ajith Kumar
Music by S. A. Rajkumar
Cinematography Agilan
Edited by V. Jaishankar
Super Good Films
Distributed by Super Good Films
Release date
15 August 1999
Running time
159 mins
Country India
Language Tamil

Nee Varuvai Ena is a 1999 Tamil language film directed by Rajakumaran starring Parthiban and Devayani in lead roles, with Ajith Kumar in a guest appearance. Ramesh Khanna, Vijayakumar and Sathyapriya also play important roles. The film opened in August 1999 to positive reviews and performed well commercially.


Ganesh (Parthiban), the product of Mudaliar-Gounder intercaste marriage, loses several prospective brides due to this and spends his time dreaming of marriage. On a busride to Chengalpattu to take up a promotion as bank manager, he is involved in an accident. The scene shifts to three months later when he finally shows up at Chengalpattu. Nandini (Devayani), living in the house opposite his, showers affection on him, giving him coffee, providing him with hot water, etc. But when Ganesh with his parents, visits her to talk about marriage, she rejects him. Revealing the real reason behind her attachment to Ganesh, she tells him of her ill-fated love affair with army officer Subramani (Ajith). Subramani's eyes has been donated to Ganesh which made her to fall in love with his eyes. Eager to send him on his way, Nandini sends a letter in Ganesh's name to Ganesh's home, accepting the latest girl they picked for him and Ganesh returns home to find arrangements for his wedding in full swing. Coincidentally, the girl turns out to be someone (Suvalakshmi) he had dreamed of marrying during his pre-Nandini days.



The film marked the directorial debut of Rajakumaran who earlier assisted director Vikraman.


Nee Varuvai Ena
Soundtrack album by S. A. Rajkumar
Released 1999
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Label Star Music
Producer S. A. Rajkumar

The film's soundtrack and background score was composed by musician, S. A. Rajkumar. The lyrics were written by Ra.Ravishankar, Pa. Vijay, Viveka, Ramesh Vaidya [1]

Song title Singers
"Athikaalaiyil Sevalai" Sujatha, Unni Krishnan
"Oru Devathai" K. S. Chithra
"Paarthu Paarthu" S.P.Balasubramaniam
"Poonkuyil Paattu" Arunmozhi, Harini
"Oru Devathai" Hariharan
"Paarthu Paarthu" K. S. Chithra


The film was described as "a film definitely worth watching" by a critic from and cites that "it is bound to touch your heart and make you wonder about the power of love",[2] Indian Express wrote "The plot is almost always predictable, and at times, even degenerates into blatant stupidity. But the director presents all this with such a straight face, that you find yourself lapping it all up".[3] The film went on to win the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Storywriter for Rajakumaran.

The success of the film led to a Telugu remake as Ninne Premistha, starring Srikanth, Soundarya and Nagarjuna in guest role which was critical and commercial success.[4] It was remade in Kannada as Ninne Preethisuve, starring Shivrajkumar, Raasi and Ramesh Aravind. Malayalam film Pranayamanithooval was partially inspired from this film.


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