|Directed by||Cochin Haneefa|
|Screenplay by||M. Karunanidhi (dialogues)|
|Story by||Cochin Haneefa|
|Produced by||Murasoli Selvam|
|Edited by||P. Venkateswara Rao|
Paasa Paravaigal (transl. Lovable Birds) is a 1988 Indian Tamil-language drama film directed by Cochin Haneefa and written by M. Karunanidhi, with music by Ilaiyaraaja. The film stars Sivakumar, Lakshmi, Mohan and Raadhika. It is a remake of Haneefa's own 1986 Malayalam film Moonnu Masangalku Mumbu. The film was released on 29 April 1988 and became a commercial success. It won the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Second Best Film, and Raadhika won the Cinema Express Award for Best Actress – Tamil.
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- Sivakumar as Sukumar
- Lakshmi as Anandhi
- Mohan as Shankar
- Raadhika as Uma
- Cochin Haneefa as Dhandraj
- Ravichandran as Thirugnanam
- Nassar as Dr. Sekar
- Thyagu as Ramu
- Oru Viral Krishna Rao (cameo appearance)
- S. S. Chandran as Dr. Yaman
- Delhi Ganesh as Public Prosecutor
- Gandhimathi as Vaigai
- Charu Haasan as Chief Doctor
- Master Tingu as Sukumar's son
- Gokila as Rohini, Shankar's ex-fiancé/Dhandraj's cousin
|1||"Thenpandi Thamizhe En"||K. J. Yesudas, K. S. Chithra||04:10|
|2||"Maappillaye Maappillaye"||Ilaiyaraaja, Malaysia Vasudevan||04:32|
|3||"Thenpandi Thamizhe" – 2||K. J. Yesudas||04:28|
|4||"Thenpandi Thamizhe" – (Sad)||Ilaiyaraaja|
Release and reception
Paasa Paravaigal was released on 29 April 1988. N. Krishnaswamy of The Indian Express wrote, "As long as the film dwells on the nuances in the relatioships of its lead characters [...] it sails smoothly and with an assurance that signals bon voyage." The film was a commercial success running for over 100 days in theatres. It won the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Second Best Film, and Raadhika won the Cinema Express Award for Best Actress – Tamil.
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