Paandi Nattu Thangam

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Paandi Nattu Thangam
Directed byT. P. Gajendran
Produced byKalyani Murugan
Screenplay bySangili Murugan
Story byRajavarman
Music byIlaiyaraaja
CinematographyN. K. Viswanathan
Edited byGanesh-Kumar
Meenakshi Arts
Distributed byMeenakshi Arts
Release date
  • 19 May 1989 (1989-05-19)
Running time
130 min

Paandi Nattu Thangam is a 1989 Indian Tamil drama film directed by T. P. Gajendran. The film features Karthik and Nirosha in lead roles. The film, produced by Kalyani Murugan, had musical score by Ilaiyaraaja and was released on 19 May 1989. The film was declared a Blockbuster at the box office and was one of the biggest hits of Karthik in the 1980s.[1][2]


Thangapandian (Karthik), an honest forest officer, is transferred to a village. The village chief (Senthamarai) cuts illegally the sandalwood trees. Radha (Nirosha) is brought up by her adoptive family. When she was young, her father, a famous singer, died in a car accident. Thangapandian falls in love with Radha.



Paandi Nattu Thangam
Soundtrack album by
GenreFeature film soundtrack

The film score and the soundtrack were composed by film composer Ilaiyaraaja. The soundtrack, released in 1989, 7 features tracks with lyrics written by Gangai Amaran.[3][4]

Track Song Singer(s) Duration
1 'Elalam Kuyiley Elemara Veyiley' S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Uma Ramanan 5:39
2 'Ilam Vayasu Ponna' Malaysia Vasudevan, K. S. Chithra 4:34
3 'Mayilaadum' S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, K. S. Chithra 4:32
4 'Paandi Naattu Thangam' Ilaiyaraaja 3:10
5 'Siru Koottile Ulla' K. S. Chithra, Mano 4:11
6 'Unn Manasile Paattuthaan' (happy) Mano, K. S. Chithra 4:24
7 'Unn Manasile Paattuthaan' (sad) S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, K. S. Chithra 4:33


  1. ^ "Find Tamil Movie Paandi Naatu Thangam". Retrieved 13 April 2012.
  2. ^ "Filmography of paandinattu thangam". Retrieved 13 April 2012.
  3. ^ "Find Tamil Movie Paandi Naatu Thangam". Retrieved 13 April 2012.
  4. ^ "Pandi Naatu Thangam Songs". Retrieved 13 April 2012.

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