Raja (1972 film)

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Raja
Raja 1972.jpg
Poster
Directed byC. V. Rajendran
Produced byK. Balaji
Written byA. L. Narayanan
Sujatha Story Dept.
Story byA. L. Narayanan
StarringSivaji Ganesan
Jayalalitha
K. Balaji
S. V. Ranga Rao
Major Sundarrajan
R. S. Manohar
V. S. Raghavan
J. P. Chandrababu
Pandaribai
Music byM. S. Viswanathan
CinematographyMasthan
Thara
Edited byB. Kandaswamy
Production
company
Distributed bySujatha Cine Arts
Release date
  • 26 January 1972 (1972-01-26)
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Raja (Tamil: ராஜா) is a 1972 Indian Tamil film, directed by C. V. Rajendran. The film stars Sivaji Ganesan, Jayalalithaa, S. V. Ranga Rao and K. Balaji in lead roles. The film had musical score by M. S. Viswanathan.[1][2][3] It is a remake of the Hindi film Johny Mera Naam.[4]

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

The music was composed by M. S. Viswanathan.[5]

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 "Kalayana Ponnu" T. M. Soundararajan Kannadasan 04.23
2 "Gangaiyile" Susheela 04.07
3 "Irandil Ondru" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, B. Vasantha 04.16
4 "Naan Uyirukku Tharuvatu" L. R. Eswari 05.15
5 "Nee Vara Vendum" T. M. Soundararajan, Susheela 04.26

Re-release[edit]

A digitally restored version of the film was released in May 2018.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Raja". spicyonion.com. Retrieved 24 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Raja". gomolo.com. Retrieved 24 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Raja". nadigarthilagam.com. Retrieved 24 August 2014.
  4. ^ PRAKASH, R S. "Remake is the rule". The Times of India. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Raja (1972) Songs". raaga.com. Retrieved 24 August 2014.
  6. ^ "Shivaji's 'Raja' is back in theatres". The News Today. 25 May 2018. Retrieved 28 May 2018.

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