Paasa Paravaigal

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Paasa Paravaigal
Paasa Paravaigal.jpg
Title card
Directed byCochin Haneefa
Screenplay byM. Karunanidhi (dialogues)
Story byCochin Haneefa
Produced byMurasoli Selvam
StarringSivakumar
Lakshmi
Mohan
Raadhika
CinematographyA. Vincent
Edited byP. Venkateswara Rao
Music byIlaiyaraaja
Production
company
Poompuhar Productions
Release date
  • 29 April 1988 (1988-04-29)
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

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.

Plot[edit]

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Paasa Paravaigal is a remake of Haneefa's own 1986 Malayalam film Moonnu Masangalku Mumbu.[1] Mohan dubbed in his own voice for the first time in a Tamil film.[2][3]

Soundtrack[edit]

The music was by Ilaiyaraaja and lyrics were written by Gangai Amaran.[4][5]

No. Song Singer Length
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[edit]

Paasa Paravaigal was released on 29 April 1988.[6] 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."[7] The film was a commercial success running for over 100 days in theatres.[1] It won the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Second Best Film,[8] and Raadhika won the Cinema Express Award for Best Actress – Tamil.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "திரைப்படச்சோலை 48: பாசப்பறவைகள்". Hindu Tamil Thisai (in Tamil). 12 July 2021. Retrieved 13 July 2021.
  2. ^ "மோகன் குரலும் நல்லாருக்கு, தமிழும் நல்லாருக்குன்னு கலைஞர் சொன்னார் - நடிகர் மோகன் 'பாசப்பறவைகள்' ப்ளாஷ்பேக்". Hindu Tamil Thisai (in Tamil). 1 January 2020. Archived from the original on 1 June 2021. Retrieved 19 February 2021.
  3. ^ Ashok Kumar, S. R. (28 December 2007). "Mr. Simple is back". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 9 November 2012. Retrieved 7 October 2021.
  4. ^ "Paasa Paravaigal 1988". Music India Online. Archived from the original on 8 August 2016. Retrieved 4 August 2016.
  5. ^ "Paasa Paravaigal Tamil Film EP Vinyl Record by Ilaiyaraja". Mossymart. Archived from the original on 1 June 2021. Retrieved 19 February 2021.
  6. ^ "திரையுலகில் கலைஞர்". Dinamalar (in Tamil). 27 July 2018. Archived from the original on 6 January 2019. Retrieved 19 February 2021.
  7. ^ Krishnaswamy, N. (13 May 1988). "Paasa Paravaigal". The Indian Express. p. 5.
  8. ^ Film News, Anandan (2004). Sadhanaigal Padaitha Thamizh Thiraipada Varalaru (Tamil Films History and Its Achievements). Sivagami Publications. p. 738.
  9. ^ "Cinema Express readers choose Agni Nakshathiram". The Indian Express. Express News Service. 11 March 1989. p. 4.

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