Uliyin Osai

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Uliyin Osai
Uliyin Osai Poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byIlavenil
Produced byS. P. Murugesan
Written byM. Karunanidhi
Keerthi Chawla
Music byIlaiyaraja
CinematographyB. Kannan
Edited bySuresh Urs
Nandini Arts
Release date
4 July 2008

Uliyin Osai (English: Sound of Chisel) is a 2008 Indian Tamil period drama film written by Karunanidhi and directed by Ilavenil, starring Vineeth in the lead role, with Keerthi Chawla. The Soundtrack Album and Background Score were Composed by Ilaiyaraja with lyrics by Vaali, Kamakodiyan, Mu. Metha, Muthulingam, Pazhani Bharathi, Snehan and Na. Muthukumar.


The story is set in 1005 AD. Raja Chozhan and his son Rajendra want to build a temple and choose Iniyan, a sculptor for the purpose. He wants a girl who can pose for sculpting. He finally comes across a poor girl who is graceful.



Soundtrack was composed by Ilaiyaraaja and lyrics were written by Kamakodiyan, Muhammed Metha, Muthulingam, Pazhani Bharathi, Snehan, Na. Muthukumar & Vaali.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

The movie opened with a promising note but mostly got negative reviews.[2]


Karunanidhi received the Tamil Nadu State award in 2008 as best dialogue writer.[3]
Kovai Sarala received the Tamil Nadu State award in 2008 for best comedian.[4]


  1. ^ http://www.starmusiq.com/tamil_movie_songs_free_download.asp?MovieId=735
  2. ^ Pavitra Srinivasan (7 July 2008). "Uliyin Osai fails". Retrieved 19 February 2012.
  3. ^ "Rajini, Kamal win best actor awards". The Hindu. 29 September 2009. Retrieved 19 February 2012.
  4. ^ "Rajini, Kamal win best actor awards". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 29 September 2009. Retrieved 28 September 2009.