Raja (2002 film)

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Raja
Directed byEzhil
Produced byThiruvenkatam
Written byEzhil
Starring
Music byS. A. Rajkumar
CinematographyK. Aravind
Edited bySuresh Urs
Production
company
Serene Movie Makers.[1]
Release date
  • 5 July 2002 (2002-07-05)
Running time
150 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Raja is a 2002 Tamil drama film directed by Ezhil which stars Ajith Kumar, Jyothika, Priyanka Trivedi, Mantra and Sonu Sood in the lead roles. The film opened in July 2002 to negative reviews and was declared as flopped at the box office.[2]. [3]The film was dubbed into Telugu as Nuvvu Naaku Kavali[4].

Plot[edit]

Raja (Ajith) is paranoid about getting married. Priya Mahalakshmi (Jyothika) arrives at his place and begins to compel him to marry her. The reason: Raja was confessing his love to someone else thinking that she was Priya.

Under the cover of darkness Priya confesses her love for Raja. Thinking that it was the other Priya Mahalakshmi (Priyanka Trivedi) who was speaking to him, Raja begins to love her. However, an unknown person arrives on the scene and murders Priya.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

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.[5]

Soundtrack[edit]

Raja
Soundtrack album by
Released2002
Recorded2002
VenueChennai
StudioA.V.M
GenreFeature film soundtrack
Length30:00
LabelHit Music
ProducerS. Thiruvengadam

The film's music was composed by S. A. Rajkumar.

Track-List
No.TitleLyricsSinger(s)Length
1."Chinna Chinna"P. VijayMahalakshmi Iyer, Timmy5:10
2."Karisai Kaattu Pennae"S. A. RajkumarK. S. Chithra, Manikka Vinayagam, Chorus5:39
3."Nee Paakinrai"Muthu VijayanRajesh Krishnan, S. A. Rajkumar5:24
4."Oru Pouranami"KalaikumarHariharan, Mahalakshmi Iyer5:34
5."Singari Singari"P. VijayKarthik3:01
6."Vethalaikodiye"KalaikumarKarthik, Krishnaraj5:12
Total length:30:00

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jyothika rakes it in". Chennai, India: The Hindu. 2 April 2002. Retrieved 4 August 2012.
  2. ^ Vignesh (29 October 2017). "Ajith Hit, Flop, Blockbuster Movies | Thala Ajith Kumar Films List". Scooptimes - Latest Online News. Retrieved 15 January 2019.
  3. ^ http://www.sify.com/movies/raja-review-tamil-pclus5jejhdia.html
  4. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUvlu96zE-c
  5. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20020615141959/http://www.chennaionline.com/location/raja.asp