Poonthottam

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Poonthottam
Directed byKalanjiyam
Written byKalanjiyam
Produced by
Starring
CinematographyR. M. Ramnath Shetty
Edited by
Music byIlaiyaraaja
Production
company
Roja Combines
Release date
10 July 1998
Running time
156 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Poonthottam (English: Garden of flowers) is a 1998 Indian Tamil-language action drama film directed by Kalanjiyam. The film features Murali and Devayani in the lead roles, while Raghuvaran, Manivannan and Vijayalakshmi play other supporting roles. The film, which has music by Ilaiyaraaja, released in July 1998.[1][2]

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

No. Song Singers Lyrics
1 "Vennilavukku Aasai" Ilaiyaraaja Vaasan
2 "Vaanathu Tharagaiyo Hariharan
3 "Vaanathil Irunthu" Ilaiyaraaja
4 "Ponnumani" Mano, Gangai Amaran, Vadivelu
5 "Meetatha Oru Veenai" Hariharan, Mahalakshmi Iyer Mu. Metha
6 "Iniya Malargal" Ilaiyaraaja Arivumathi
7 "New Year" Karthik Raja, Yuvan Shankar Raja, Venkat Prabhu, Premji Amaran, Mano, Bhavatharini, Malaysia Vasudevan Vaasan

Production[edit]

Director Kalanjiyam chose to re-collaborate with Murali and Devayani, who he had worked with in his first film Poomani (1996).[3]

Release[edit]

The film won positive reviews upon release, with a critic from Indolink.com noting it was "a soft and sentimental movie largely playing with human emotions, but ineffectively supported by screenplay and direction."[4] The presence of bigger budget film releasing in the same period meant that the film went largely unnoticed at the box office.

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