|Directed by||L. Raja|
|Produced by||M. Saravanan|
|Written by||Karaikudi Narayanan|
|Screenplay by||Karaikudi Narayanan|
|Story by||Prabhat Roy|
|Cinematography||K. S. Selvaraj|
|Edited by||R. Vittal|
S. B. Mohan
|13 April 1988|
Thaimel Aanai (தாய்மேல் ஆணை) is a 1988 Tamil-language Indian feature film, directed by L. Raja, starring Arjun Sarja and Raghuvaran in lead roles. The film was remade in Hindi as Pratikar, in Telugu as Raktha Tilakam and in Sinhala as Danduwama. The film was released on 13 April 1988.
Thaimel Aanai is the story of a son's revenge on the killers of his mother and sister, but his friend, who is now a Police officer, does not like someone taking the law into his hands. In the end, the villains kidnap Vinod's family. Raja storms the hideout of the villains along with Vinod and rescues Vinod's family by fighting with the villains, killing the goons who destroyed his family in the process. But sadly, Raja dies of the injuries he received during the fight. The movie ends with Vinod carrying the corpse of Raja and walking away along with his family.
- Arjun Sarja as Raja
- Raghuvaran as Vinod
- Saroja Devi
- C. L. Anandan
- S. S. Chandran
- Vani Viswanath
- Master Meenuraj
Thaimel Aanai marks the return in the Tamil cinema of the star B. Saroja Devi, in the 80s.
The soundtrack consist of nine songs composed by Chandrabose. Among which 2 unpublished works at the time of the release of the soundtrack, "Chinna Kanna Chella Kanna", S. P. Balasubrahmanyam's version and K. S. Chitra's sad version (or slow version). Lyrics were written by Vairamuthu. 2 songs became hits in their taken out, "Vaaika Varabukulla Vayasupulla" and "Hey Mallikai Poo Poothirukku".
|Studio album by |
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|1||"Vaaika Varabukulla Vayasupulla"||Malaysia Vasudevan, Vani Jairam and chorus||04:43||Vairamuthu|
|2||"Chinna Kanna Chella Kanna"||K. S. Chitra||04:24|
|3||"Sangu Chakra Sami Vanthu"||Malaysia Vasudevan, S. P. Sailaja and chorus||04:55|
|4||"Poona Poora Vittitu Avana"||Malaysia Vasudevan, S. P. Sailaja and chorus||04:24|
|5||"Hey Mallikai Poo Poothirukku"||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki and chorus||04:06|
|6||"Yentha Kadai Solla"||K. J. Yesudas, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam and M. S. Rajeswari||04:16|
|7||"Poona Poora Vittitu Avana" (Reprise)||Malaysia Vasudevan, S. P. Sailaja and chorus||04:24|
|8||"Chinna Kanna Chella Kanna"||K. J. Yesudas||03:46|
|9||"Chinna Kanna Chella Kanna"||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam||04:24|
|10||"Chinna Kanna Chella Kanna" (Sad)||K. S. Chitra||04:14|
Hindi version, Gunahon Ka Devta.
|1||"Tu Toh Wonderful Hai" (Vaaika Varabukulla Vayasupulla)||Shiva, Sona and chorus||03:40|
|2||"Tu Hai Chanda" (Chinna Kanna Chella Kanna)||Sona||04:18|
|3||"Barish Me Bhigi Main Bhiga Tan" (Hey Mallikai Poo Poothirukku)||Shiva, Reshma and chorus||04:38|
|4||"Roshan Mera Tum Naam Karoge" (Chinna Kanna Chella Kanna) (Sad)||Sona||01:35|
The Indian Express wrote "Like a merry-go-round the film keeps spinning about in a whirl all geared to one end of satisfying the audience in an entertainment made-to-order exercise."
- "Thaimel Aanai Vinyl LP Records". ebay. Retrieved 18 May 2015.