Poonthalir

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Poonthalir
Directed byDevaraj-Mohan
Screenplay byThuraiyur K. Murthy
Story byChetan Anand
StarringSivakumar
Sujatha
Music byIlaiyaraaja
CinematographyMarcus Batley
Edited byM. Vellaisamy,
M. Kesavan
Production
company
S. M. Creations
Release date
1979
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Poonthalir (English: Budding flower) is a 1979 Tamil-language Indian feature film, directed by Devaraj-Mohan and starring Sivakumar in the lead role of the protagonist and Sujatha as the female lead. The music was scored by Ilaiyaraaja.[1] The film was a remake of Hindi film Aakhri Khat (1966).

Plot[edit]

Ashok (Sivakumar), an artist/sculptor, falls in love with and marries Maya, a poor Keralite woman (Sujatha), but they become separated when Ashok leaves for a prolonged assignment in the USA. When he comes back after a few years and looks for his wife, he receives a letter from her that conveys a strange message to him and he soon finds out that she has died due to a terminal illness and that their child has gone missing. He then starts a desperate search for this lost child with the help of a dedicated police officer and whether he succeeds in his quest forms the rest of the story.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

The music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja.[2][3]

# Song Title Lyrics Singers Duration
1 "Gnaan Gnaan Paadanum" M. G. Vallaban Jency 4:09
2 "Vaa Ponmayile" Panju Arunachalam S. P. Balasubrahmanyam 3:23
3 "Raja Chinna Raja" Panju Arunachalam P. Susheela 4:30
4 "Manathil Yenna Ninaivugalo" Panju Arunachalam S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. P. Sailaja 4:17
5 "Kannin Mani Ennai Kandupidi" Jency

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