Devaraj–Mohan

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Devaraj–Mohan
Born
Devaraj
Mohan
OccupationFilm director

Devaraj–Mohan was a directing duo of the Indian film industry, mainly of Tamil-language films.[1][2] They were known for quality films made on a low budget, thus giving a very reasonable profit for almost every film. The duo is also notable for launching one of the most prolific Indian composers, Ilaiyaraaja through their film Annakili.

Actor Sivakumar played the lead in most of their films. After 1980, the duo split and S. Devarajan directed some films. Mohan died in January 2012 due to a head injury.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Notes
1973 Ponnukku Thanga Manasu
1974 Kanmani Raja [4]
1975 Anbu Roja
1975 Uravu Solla Oruvan
1976 Ungalil Oruthi
1976 Annakili [5]
1976 Paalooti Valartha Kili
1976 Uravadum Nenjam
1977 Kavikkuyil
1977 Sainthadamma Sainthadu
1978 Vazha Ninaithal Vazhalam
1978 Chittu Kuruvi
1979 Rosappu Ravikkaikari
1979 Poonthalir
1979 Chakkalathi
1980 Oru Velladu Vengaiyagiradhu
1980 Ilayarajavin Rasikai Unreleased
1980 Kannil Theriyum Kathaikal
1982 Ayiram Muthangal Directed by S. Devarajan
1982 Kavithai Malar Directed by S. Devarajan
1985 Rajathi Rojakili Directed by S. Devarajan
1986 Isai Paadum Thendral Directed by S. Devarajan
1989 Annakili Sonna Kathai Directed by S. Devarajan

References[edit]

  1. ^ Baskaran, S. Theodore (24 December 2013). THE EYE OF THE SERPENT: AN INTRODUCTION TO TAMIL CINEMA. Westland. p. 151. ISBN 9789383260744.
  2. ^ Dhananjayan, G. (3 November 2014). Pride of Tamil Cinema: 1931–2013. Blue Ocean Publishers. pp. 237–. OCLC 898765509.
  3. ^ "இளையராஜாவின் முதல் படமான அன்னக்கிளியின் இயக்குநர் மோகன் மரணம்". Filmibeat (in Tamil). 2 January 2012. Archived from the original on 3 April 2019. Retrieved 4 March 2023.
  4. ^ "Veteran Vijayakumar 50 years in cinema". IndiaGlitz. Archived from the original on 25 December 2015. Retrieved 25 December 2015.
  5. ^ Vasudevan, Ravi (2000). Making Meaning in Indian Cinema. Oxford University Press. p. 12. ISBN 0195645456. Archived from the original on 4 March 2023. Retrieved 25 December 2015.

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