Thamarai Nenjam

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Thamarai Nenjam
Thamarai Nenjam poster.jpg
Theatrical Poster
Directed byK. Balachandar
Produced byAnnamalai-Arunachalam
Written byK. Balachandar
StarringGemini Ganesan
B. Saroja Devi
Vanisri
Major Sundararajan
Nagesh
Music byM. S. Viswanathan
CinematographyN. Balakrishnan
Edited byN. R. Kittu
Production
company
Bama Films[1]
Release date
31 May 1968
Running time
143 mins
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Thamarai Nenjam (transl. Lotus Heart) is a 1968 Indian Tamil romantic drama film directed by K. Balachandar. The film was produced by Annamalai—Arunachalam under the production company Bama films. The film Script written by K. Balachandar .The film stars Gemini Ganesan, B. Saroja Devi and Vanisri in lead roles with Major Sundararajan and Nagesh playing supporting roles.[2] The soundtrack was composed by M. S. Viswanathan while the lyrics for the songs were written by Kannadasan. The film was remade in Hindi as Haar Jeet (1972)[3] and in Kannada as Mugila Mallige (1985).

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Thamarai Nenjam
Soundtrack album by
Released1968
Recorded1968
GenreMelody
Length17:11
LanguageTamil
ProducerM. S. Viswanathan

The soundtrack was composed by M. S. Viswanathan and lyrics were written by Kannadasan.[4] [5]

No. Song Singer Lyrics Length(m:ss)
1 "Adipodi Paithiyakari" L. R. Eswari P. Suseela Kannadasan 3:33
2 "Mutrukai Porattam" L. R. Eswari T. M. Soundararajan 2:53
3 "Aalayam Enbathu" P. Suseela 4:29
4 "Thithikkum Paaleduthu" 3:33
5 "Vaanai Maranthu Nindra" 3:23

Awards[edit]

1968 Tamil Nadu State Film Award

Remakes[edit]

The film was remade in Telugu as Mooga Prema (1969) and in Kannada as Mugila Mallige (1985).[6][7] The former was directed by Gutha Ramineedu while the latter was directed by Balachander himself.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "thamarai nenjam". spicyonion. Retrieved 3 September 2015.
  2. ^ "thamarai nenjam". filmibeat. Retrieved 27 November 2015.
  3. ^ "Apoorva Raagangal". Film World. Vol. 11. 1975. p. 149.
  4. ^ "thamarai nenjam songs". inbaminge. Retrieved 7 September 2015.
  5. ^ "thamarai nenjem mp3". mp3lio. Retrieved 8 September 2015.
  6. ^ http://www.indiaglitz.com/a-tribute-to-swara-chakravarthy-telugu-news-33492.html
  7. ^ https://plus.google.com/109852968539039058082/posts/5BBQcT8bA7N

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