Onna Irukka Kathukanum
|Onna Irukka Kathukanum|
|Directed by||V. Sekhar|
|Written by||V. Sekhar|
|Produced by||C. Kannappan|
S. S. Durairaju
|Edited by||A. P. Manivannan|
Onna Irukka Kathukanum (transl. We must learn to live together) is a 1992 Tamil language comedy-drama film directed by V. Sekhar. The film features Sivakumar in the lead role, while an ensemble supporting cast includes Manorama, Vinu Chakravarthy, Goundamani, Senthil, S. S. Chandran, Charle, Kovai Sarala, Supergood Kannan and Jeeva, amongst others. The film had musical score by Ilaiyaraaja and was released on 20 November 1992.
The story begins with a group of government officers coming to list the number of devastated houses. The officers promised them to give a big amount to build their house but in exchange for a little amount to register their name. So the illiterate villagers, who wants to make easy money, demolish their house. The officers turn out to be frauds. The village panchayat president (Vinu Chakravarthy) knows that the villagers will not interfere in his decision until they are uneducated. Sivaraman (Sivakumar), a new school teacher, tries to change their custom and the children are happy to learn at school. Soon, Sivaraman has trouble with the village head.
- Sivakumar as Sivaraman
- Vinu Chakravarthy as President
- Goundamani as Sudalai
- Senthil as Pichumani (Beggar Bell)
- S. S. Chandran as Venkatraman Iyer
- Charle as Issaki
- Kovai Sarala as Kaattayi
- Supergood Kannan
- Jeeva as Rasathi
- Kumarimuthu as Pavadai
- Tirupur Ramasamy
- K.K.Soundar as Andiappan
- Idichapuli Selvaraj
- MLA Thangaraj
- Kovai Senthil
- Master Sirajudeen as Venkatraman Iyer's son
|Onna Irukka Kathukanum|
|Soundtrack album by|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
The film score and the soundtrack were composed by film composer Ilaiyaraaja. The soundtrack, released in 1992, features 6 tracks with lyrics written by Vaali, Pulamaipithan, Gangai Amaran and Piraisoodan.
|1||"Eyzhu Malai Saami"||Gangai Amaran, Malaysia Vasudevan, T. S. Raghavendra, Deepan Chakravarthy||Gangai Amaran||4:45|
|2||"Kaathalunna Unga Veettu"||Malaysia Vasudevan, Swarnalatha, Minmini, Gangai Amaran||Piraisoodan||4:46|
|3||"Kaththukkanum Kaththukkanum"||Malaysia Vasudevan, Sunandha, Sundarrajan, T. S. Raghavendra||Gangai Amaran||5:08|
|4||"Manusanai Theru Theruvaa"||Gangai Amaran||Pulamaipithan||3:46|
|6||"Samaththuvam Intha"||Malaysia Vasudevan, Kovai Soundararajan, Krishnamoorthy||Vaali||5:07|
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