Tea Kadai Raja

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Tea Kadai Raja
Tea kadai raja.jpg
Tamil: டீ கடை ராஜா
Directed byMarudhu Raja / Raja Subbiah
Written byMarudhu Raja / Raja Subbiah
Starring
CinematographyElan
Edited byMuthuraj
Production
company
Funtoon Talkies
Distributed bySri Thenandal Films
Running time
107 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Tea Kadai Raja (Tamil: டீ கடை ராஜா) is a 2016 Indian Tamil romantic film written and directed by Marudhu Raja / Raja Subbiah. The title was inspired from the hit song "Tea Kada Raja" from the 2014 film Velaiyilla Pattathari.[1] A 'Funtoon Talkies' production,[2] the film stars Marudhu Raja / Raja Subbiah, Neha Gayatri, Yogi Babu, Sharmila Thapa, and Madan Bob, and was released on 8 April 2016 by Sri Thenandal Films. The title Tea Kadai Raja/டீ கடை ராஜா signifies the ordinary boys who are next door.

Production[edit]

For Dhanush, Samantha and Amy Jackson starred Thanga Magan (2015 film), original title considered was Tea Kadai Raja.[3] Tea Kadai Raja then became the chosen title of debu venture of Funtoon Talkies. Writer/director Marudhu Raja / Raja Subbiah states "Some of the incidents that happened in my life are what inspired me to make this film. Everybody will be able to relate to this film," says Raja, who relates that "all of us are beautiful in one way or the other".[4]

Plot[edit]

The story centers around boys who live next door to each other and revolves around a love affair of one of the boys in his semi urban backdrop.[4]

Cast[edit]

Release[edit]

"Beep Podu" trailer for the film was released on 31, March 2016 and the film was released on 8 April 2016 by Sri Thenandal Films. The Satellite TV Rights and YouTube Rights were grabbed by Raj TV.

Soundtrack[edit]

Tea Kadai raja
Soundtrack album by
Dhanraj Manickam
GenreFeature film soundtrack
LabelTrend Music

Dhanraj Manickam's soundtrack consists of nine tracks including one instrumental theme and one Gana song sung by Gana Bala.

No.TitleLyricsSinger(s)Length
1."Ae Nanba Kelu"Uma SubramaniamDhanraj Manickam3:35
2."Asathuthadi Un Azhagu"Marudhu Raja / Raja SubbiahDhanraj Manickam4:06
3."Melinchu Pona"Uma SubramaniamRupesh4:32
4."Thavaniyil Tajmahal"Sirkali SirpiMathichiyam Bala, Keerti Iyer3:59
5."Sandhayila Bajarula"Gana BalaGana Bala4:28
6.""Uyire Uyire""Dhanraj ManickamDhanraj Manickam2:01
7.""Beepa Podu" (Trailer Theme)"Dhanraj ManickamDhanraj Manickam0:56
8.""Tea Kadai Raja" (Title Theme)"Dhanraj ManickamDhanraj Manickam0:48
9.""Success of Love" (Instrumental Theme)"  1:11

Reception[edit]

The pre-release expectation was much hyped as before release Sri Thenandal Films's Murali Ramaswamy had seen the movie and appreciated that first half is tight in screenplay and scripting and the second half is noted highly for its laughter quotient. The movie was rated with 3.5/5.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Subramanian, Anupama (1 April 2016). "More of the 'Beep' phenomenon". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 1 April 2016.
  2. ^ editor (23 January 2016). "டீ கடை ராஜா" (in Tamil). Chennai City News. Retrieved 1 April 2016.
  3. ^ staff (18 December 2015). "Preview". Indian Express. Retrieved 31 March 2016.
  4. ^ a b K R, Manigandan (28 March 2016). "IAS Trainer is Now a Filmmaker". New Indian Express. Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  5. ^ http://www.nettv4u.com/movie-review/tamil/tea-kadai-raja

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