|Produced by||Rajam Balachandar|
|Written by||Murthy Ramesh
Nagulan Ponnusamy (dialogues)
|Edited by||Suresh Urs|
|Distributed by||Kavithalayaa Productions|
|30 July 1999|
Rojavanam (English: Beautiful Rose or "Rose Forest") is a 1999 Tamil romance film directed by Selva. The film stars Karthik, Laila and Malavika in the lead roles. The film's score and soundtrack were composed by Bharadwaj. The film was declared an average film by critics.
Muthu (Karthik) is the favourite employee at Rojavanam, a home for the aged owned jointly by two friends (Ravikumar and "Nizhalgal" Ravi). Sindhu (Malavika) is a psychology student staying at the home. Muthu falls in love with Roja (Laila), the daughter of his boss but learns that the boss and his friend, had decided long ago that their children would be married and this has resulted in the friend's son growing up enamoured of Roja. Roja's father accepts Muthu as his son-in-law but his friend, angered at this, decides to bulldoze Rojavanam to the ground.
- Karthik as Muthu
- Malavika as Sindhu
- Laila as Roja
- M. N. Nambiar
- M. S. Viswanathan
- Ramesh Khanna
- Jai Ganesh
- Ravi Kumar
- Kaka Radhakrishnan
- Nizhalgal Ravi
- Jai Akash
The team of the successful film Pooveli (1998) came together to make Rojavanam and chose Karthik to essay the lead role again. Initially the team approached Isha Koppikar to play the lead female role, but her unavailability led to the team casting newcomer Laila.
The soundtrack was composed by Bharadwaj collaborating with the Pooveli team for the second time.
- I have fallen (Enna idhu) - Unnikrishnan, Anuradha Sriram
- Unnai Partha Kangal - Hariharan
- Maname maname - Srinivas
- Maname maname - S. P. B
- Adi aathadi - S. P. B
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