|Directed by||Raj Kapoor|
|Written by||Raj Kapoor|
|Cinematography||B. R. Vijayalakshmi|
V. T. Vijayan
Thalattu Ketkuthamma (English: Can you hear the lullaby?) is a 1991 Tamil-language drama film directed by Raj Kapoor in his directorial debut. The film features Prabhu and Kanaka in lead roles. The film, produced by Vijayalakshmi Srinivasan and Kanchana Sivaraman, had musical score by Ilaiyaraaja and was released on 5 November 1991. The film completed a 100-day run. It was remade in Telugu as Chittemma Mogudu.
Raasaiyya (Prabhu), a young man, wants to get married as soon as possible and he compels his uncle (Goundamani). His cousin Pechiamma (Kanaka) is an immature tomboy. After seeing her friend Valli (Mounica) dying while delivering a child, Pechiamma thinks after the marriage, she will die. Raasaiyya finally gets married with Pechiamma. Thereafter, Pechiamma avoids Raasaiyya although he treasures her. One day, Raasaiyya comes drunk in his house and rapes Pechiamma, leaving her pregnant. What transpires later forms the crux of the story.
- Prabhu as Raasaiyya
- Kanaka as Pechiamma
- Goundamani as Raasaiyya's uncle
- Senthil as Pulipandi
- Silk Smitha as Dr. Mary
- Vadivukkarasi as Vadivu
- Mounica as Valli
- Vijaya Chandrika
- R. P. Viswam as Viswam
- Oru Viral Krishna Rao
- Chokkalinga Bhagavathar as Muthukalai
- Omakuchi Narasimhan
- Kovai Senthil
|Soundtrack album by Ilaiyaraaja|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|3||'Nenthukitta'||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam||4:51|
|4||'Sonna Petcha'||Minmini, P. Susheela||4:35|
|5||'Sutti Sutti'||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, K. S. Chithra||4:50|
|6||'Yamma Yamma'||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, K. S. Chithra||5:00|
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