|Produced by||R. Dhanabhalan|
|Edited by||M. Ganesan|
Thanga Manasukkaran (English: Man with a golden heart) is a 1992 Tamil drama film, directed by Rajavarman. The film features Murali and Sivaranjani in lead roles. The film, produced by R. Dhanabhalan, had musical score by Ilaiyaraaja and was released on 20 March 1992.
Murugesh (Murali), also known as Murugan, a musician, comes with his troupe into a village. The village belle Chellakili (Sivaranjani) waits for her lover Murugan, who was missing, while her cousin Duraipandi (G. M. Sundar), a brute, wants to marry her. Murugesh finally reveals that he is her long-lost lover Murugan and also discloses the reason behind his disappearance.
In the past, Chellakili's father (Vijayakumar) wanted to marry his daughter with the family friend and orphan Murugan. Whereas Yasodai (C. R. Saraswathi), Chellakili's aunt, wanted to marry Chellakili with Duraipandi. She managed to beat Murugan and she expelled him from the village. Later, Murugan became a singer in a music band, but he cannot forget Chellakili.
Duraipandi and Yasodai are now aware of Murugan's return. They then reveal Chellakili's love affair to her father without disclosing Murugesh's real identity. Her family then meets the Sadha Swamy, who causes Chellakili to forget her love. Now, Chellakili rejects Murugan's love. What transpires later forms the crux of the story.
- Murali as Murugesh (Murugan)
- Sivaranjani as Chellakili
- Vijayakumar as Chellakili's father
- Senthil as Sundal
- G. M. Sundar as Duraipandi
- C. R. Saraswathi as Yasodai
- M. N. Nambiar as Sadha Swamy
- S. N. Lakshmi as Chellakili's grandmother
- Bayilvan Ranganathan
- Sharmili as Mookkamma
- Ramesh Kumar
|Soundtrack album by|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
The film score and the soundtrack were composed by film composer Ilaiyaraaja. The soundtrack, released in 1992, features 6 tracks with lyrics written by Gangai Amaran, Kamakodiyan and Piraisoodan.
|4||"Paatukulle Pattu"||Mano, S. Janaki||4:55|
|5||"Poothathu Poonthoppu"||Mano, S. Janaki||4:49|
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