Subash (film)

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Subash poster Tamil.jpg
Directed byR. V. Udayakumar
Produced byK. S. Srinivasan
K. S. Sivaraman
Written byS. Gajendra Kumar (dialogues)
Screenplay byR. V. Udayakumar
Story bySujatha Udhayakumar
Music byVidyasagar
Edited byB. S. Nagaraj
Sivasree Pictures
Distributed bySivasree Pictures
Release date
20 September 1996
Running time
150 minutes

Subash is a 1996 Tamil action film directed by R. V. Udayakumar. The film features Arjun and Revathi in lead roles. The film, produced by K. S. Srinivasan and K. S. Sivaraman, had musical score by Vidyasagar and was released on 20 September 1996. The film was an average grosser at the box office.[1][2] This was the last movie for Silk Smitha.


Subash (Arjun), a good-for-nothing youth, enjoys his life as much as possible. His brother Rajasekhar (Siddique) is a minister, and his father (Jaishankar) is a court judge. Later, Subash falls in love with Savitri (Revathi), a middle class Brahmin girl. Savitri loves him but wants to marry an intrepid man, so Subash joins the army and becomes a military officer. Upon his return from the military camp, his family reveals that Savitri and her father died in an accident. Arumugasamy (Prakash Raj), an honest politician thought being Rajasekhar's opposition party but is actually his best friend, dies mysteriously. Subash suspects Thangamani (Manivannan), Arumugasamy's right hand, for Arumugasamy's death. Thereafter, Subash finds Savitri in Thangamani's house and saves her. Savitri discloses that Rajasekhar is a corrupt politician and maintains contact with terrorist groups. Rajasekhar's henchmen then killed Arumugasamy, and Thangamani began to sequester her. A heartbroken Subash swears to punish his brother and save his country from the terrorists.



The film was initially titled August 15th and was engaged in a long battle during production with another film to secure the title, but eventually had to settle for Subash. Furthermore, during the making of the film, Karthik Raja was dropped and replaced by Vidyasagar.[3] This film was actress Silk Smitha's last film, as she died 3 days after the release of this film.


Soundtrack album by
GenreFeature film soundtrack
Sa Re Ga Ma

The film score and the soundtrack were composed by film composer Vidyasagar. The soundtrack, released in 1996, features 6 tracks.[4][5]

Track Song Singers Lyrics Duration
1 'Hawala' Mano, Swarnalatha R. V. Udayakumar 4:29
2 'Kudi Magan' Chorus 1:30
3 'Mugam Enna' S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki 4:41
4 'Hey Saloma' Vidyasagar, Swarnalatha 5:20
5 'Hero Honda' Arjun, Sujatha 4:37
6 'Thendral Mela' S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, K. S. Chithra 4:21


  1. ^ "Filmography of subhash". Retrieved 5 June 2012.
  2. ^ "Tamil Movie News--Pudhu Edition 2". 17 January 1997. Retrieved 15 September 2012.
  3. ^ "Tamil Movie News--Pudhu Edition 1". 22 October 1996. Retrieved 15 September 2012.
  4. ^ "Subash : Tamil Movie". Retrieved 5 June 2012.
  5. ^ "Subash - Vidyasagar". Retrieved 5 June 2012.