Thangamana Raasa

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Thangamana Raasa
Thangamana Raasa.jpg
Directed byV. Azhagappan
Written byV. Azhagappan
D. S. Balagan (dialogues)
Produced byRani Azhagappan
Edited byV. Rajagopal
S. Shankar
Music byIlaiyaraaja
Rekha Movies
Release date
  • 28 October 1989 (1989-10-28)

Thangamana Raasa is a 1989 Indian Tamil-language drama film directed and co-written by V. Azhagappan. The film stars Ramarajan and Kanaka. It was released on 28 October 1989.[1][2] The film was remade in Telugu as Muddula Menalludu (1990).[3]


Vinu Chakravarthy gets cheated by his brother and loses his money, following which a quarrel erupts between them and Vinu Chakravarthy accidentally kills his brother out of anger. Vinu Chakravarthy is sentenced to life time imprisonment. Ramarajan is Vinu Chakravarthy's only son. Rajeev is Vinu Chakravarthy's brother's son. Rajeev gets furious knowing about his father's death and vows to take revenge by killing Vinu Chakravarthy. Also Rajeev develops enmity with Ramarajan.

However, Ramarajan is kind-hearted and wants to make peace with his cousin Rajeev. Kanaka is Ramarajan's niece and she falls in love with him for which Ramarajan also reciprocates. Rajeev does not want Kanaka to marry Ramarajan and attempts to disrupt their relationship. Rajeev's sister falls in love with a school teacher. Ramarajan finds this and has her marry her lover which angers Rajeev.

Vinu Chakravarthy gets released from jail completing his life time imprisonment. Rajeev also goes to Chennai with plans of killing Vinu Chakrvarthy as soon as he is released from prison. Ramarajan finds about Rajeev's plans and tries to save his father. But unexpectedly, Rajeev meets with an accident in Chennai. Ramarajan and Vinu Chakrvarthy see this and immediately admit him in a nearby hospital following which Rajeev is saved. Knowing this, Rajeev feels guilty and understands the good nature of Ramarajan and Vinu Chakravarthy. Ramarajan gets united with Kanaka.



Music was by Ilaiyaraaja, with lyrics by Gangai Amaran.[4][5]

Song Singers Lyrics
"Kanne En Karmugile" Ilaiyaraaja, K. S. Chithra Gangai Amaran
"Karpudaiya Aambalainga" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
"Sokku Podi Vachirukken" S. Janaki, Arunmozhi
"Thenmadurai Seemaiyile" K. S. Chithra
"Vathiya Isai" Instrumental Ilaiyaraaja


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  3. ^ "Balakrishna Remakes: నందమూరి బాలకృష్ణ తన ఫిల్మీ కెరీర్‌లో ఇన్ని రీమేక్ సినిమాల్లో నటించారా." News18 (in Telugu). Archived from the original on 14 October 2022. Retrieved 27 September 2022.
  4. ^ "Thangamana Raasa Tamil Film LP Vinyl Record by Ilayaraja". Mossymart. Archived from the original on 14 October 2022. Retrieved 27 September 2022.
  5. ^ "Thangamana Raasa (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) – EP". Apple Music. 1 January 1989. Archived from the original on 14 October 2022. Retrieved 14 October 2022.

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