Nee Varuvai Ena
|Nee Varuvai Ena|
|Produced by||R. B. Choudary|
|Music by||S. A. Rajkumar|
|Edited by||V. Jaishankar|
Super Good Films
|Distributed by||Super Good Films|
|15 August 1999|
Nee Varuvai Ena is a 1999 Tamil romantic drama 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), is the only son of Mudaliar-Gounder intercaste marriage (Jaiganesh and Sathyapariya), and he loses several prospective brides due to this and spends his time dreaming of marriage. On a bus ride to Chengalpattu to take up a promotion as a bank manager, he gets involved in an accident. The scene shifts to three months later when he finally shows up at Chengalpattu. Nandini (Devayani), lives in the house opposite to his, showers affection on him, giving him coffee, providing him with hot water, etc. Ganesh falls in love with Nandini but when he visits her family with his parents to talk about marriage, she rejects him.
Nandini reveals the real reason behind her attachment to Ganesh. She tells him about her ill-fated love affair with army officer Subramani (Ajith). Subramani and Nandini's wedding was planned and on the day before the wedding, Subramani meets with an accident and passes away. Coincidentally this was the same bus accident in which Ganesh was also travelling. Ganesh lost his vision in the accident and 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. But Ganesh cancels the wedding plans and returns to Chengalpet. In the end it is shown that Ganesh and Nandini remain as good friends without getting married.
- Parthiban as Ganesh
- Ajith Kumar as Subramani
- Devayani as Nandini
- Suvalakshmi as Bhagyalakshmi
- Vijayakumar as Subramani's father
- Ramesh Khanna
- Fathima Babu as Subramani's mother
- Crane Manohar as Maarisamy
- Madhan Bob
- T. S. Raghavendra
- Saranya Nag
The film marked the directorial debut of Rajakumaran who earlier assisted director Vikraman.
The film's soundtrack and background score was composed by musician, S. A. Rajkumar.
|Nee Varuvai Ena|
|Soundtrack album by|
|Producer||S. A. Rajkumar|
|S. A. Rajkumar chronology|
|1.||"Oru Devathai Vanthu Vittaal (Male)"||Ra. Ravishankar||Hariharan||4:45|
|2.||"Paarthu Paarthu Kangal (Female)"||Pa. Vijay||K. S. Chithra||4:33|
|3.||"Poonguil Paattu Pidichirukka"||Viveka||Arunmozhi, Harini||4:07|
|4.||"Athikaalaiyil Sevalai"||Ramesh Vaidya||Sujatha, Unni Krishnan||4:44|
|5.||"Oru Devathai Vanthu (Female)"||Ra. Ravishankar||K. S. Chithra||4:09|
|6.||"Paarthu Paarthu Kangal"||Pa. Vijay||S.P.Balasubramaniam||4:31|
The film was described as "a film definitely worth watching" by a critic from Indolink.com and cites that "it is bound to touch your heart and make you wonder about the power of love", 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". 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. It was remade in Kannada as Ninne Preethisuve, starring Shivrajkumar, Raasi and Ramesh Aravind. Malayalam film Pranayamanithooval was partially inspired from this film.