Raja (2002 film)
|Music by||S. A. Rajkumar|
|Edited by||Suresh Urs|
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Raja is a 2002 Tamil Action film directed by Ezhil which stars Ajith Kumar, Jyothika, Priyanka Trivedi, Mantra and Sonu Sood in the lead roles. The film was dubbed into Telugu as Nuvvu Naaku Kavali.
Ajith is paranoid about getting married. Jyothika arrives at his place and begins to compel him to get married to her. The reason: Ajith was pouring his love out to someone else thinking that she was Jyothika.
Under the cover of darkness Jyothika confesses her love for Ajith. Thinking that it was Priyanka Trivedi who was speaking to him, Ajith begins to love her. Suddenly, a villain pops out of nowhere and causes the death of Priyanka. Then, finally, after dilly dallying for a very long time, the story ends with the coming together of the lead pair of Ajith and Jyothika.
- Ajith Kumar as Raja
- Jyothika as Priya Mahalakshmi
- Priyanka Trivedi as Priya Mahalakshmi(Thayir satham)
- Vadivelu as Sappai
- Radha Ravi as Kathiresan
- Livingston as Madhi
- Vaiyapuri as Onan
- Sonu Sood as Bhavani
- Devan as Priya Mahalakshmi's father
- Jyothi as Raja's mother
- Madhan Bob as Priya Mahalakshmi's father
- Nalini as Priya Mahalakshmi's mother
- Mayilsamy as Drunk passenger
- Theni Kunjarammal as Madhi's grandmother
- Besant Ravi as Sumathi's relative
- Joy Badlani
- Mousumi Saha
- Chaplin Balu
- MLA Thangaraj as Madhi's father
- Bava Lakshmanan
- Pasi Sathya
- Varalakshmi as Madhi's mother
- Priyanka as Sumathi
- Mantra in a special appearance
Simran supposed to do the role, which was played by Priyanka Trivedi. Simran refused the offer due to lack of confidence in the script. A fight scene was picturised on Ajit, Sonu and 40 stunt-men on a train that travelled from Mettupalayam to Ooty. For the scenes the train was hired for four days at a cost of about ₹40 lakh.
the movie was an average commercial success.
|Soundtrack album by S. A. Rajkumar|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
The film's music was composed by S. A. Rajkumar.
|"Chinna Chinna"||Timmy, Mahalakshmi Iyer|
|"Karisai Kaattu Pennae"||K. S. Chithra, Chorus|
|"Oru Pouranami"||Hariharan, Mahalakshmi Iyer|
|"Nenchellam"||Karthik, Sunitha Sarathy|
|"Nee Paakinrai"||S. A. Rajkumar, Rajesh Krishnan|
- "Jyothika rakes it in". Chennai, India: The Hindu. 2002-04-02. Retrieved 2012-08-04.