Ullasa Paravaigal

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Ullasa Paravaigal
Ullasa Paravaigal.jpg
Promotional Poster
Directed by C. V. Rajendran
Produced by S. P. Thamizharasi
Written by Panchu Arunachalam
Starring Kamal Haasan
Rati Agnihotri
Major Sundararajan
Suruli Rajan
Music by Ilaiyaraaja
Cinematography Ashok Kumar
Edited by N. M. Victor
S. P. T. Films
Distributed by S. P. T. Films
Release date
  • 7 March 1980 (1980-03-07)
Running time
126 minutes
Country India
Language Tamil language

Ullasa Paravaigal (lit. Carefree birds) is a Tamil language film starring Kamal Haasan in the lead role. The movie has evergreen songs that are murmured even today. The movie was a hit at the box office. This film has been dubbed into Telugu as Prema Pichi and in Hindi as Do Dil Deewane.


Ravi is in denial about his mental health as a result of the death of his girlfriend. His father and friend Raju played by Suruli Rajan hatch a plan to take him overseas to get him treatment for his illness. He meets his childhood friend Nirmala Rati Agnihotri. With the help of Nirmala and Raju, Ravi gets better.

The second half of the film deals with how Ravi's uncle tries to kill him to get his hands on his fortune and how Ravi overcomes his uncle. The film is famous for its songs some of which are considered Ilaiyaraaja's masterpieces including deiveega raagam, azhagu aayiram and germaniyin senthen malare.

Rati Agnihotri played heroine's role. Major Sundarajan played the role of Kamal Haasan's[1] father.



Ullasa Paravaigal was shot extensively in Europe and the United States.[2]


All lyrics written by Panju Arunachalam; all music composed by Ilaiyaraaja[3].

Track listing
No. Title Singer(s) Length
1. "Azhagiya Malargalin" S. Janaki 3:37
2. "Azhagu Aayiram" S. Janaki 4:23
3. "Dheiveega Raagam" Jency, Vani Jairam 4:32
4. "Engengum Kandenamma" Malaysia Vasudevan, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam 4:22
5. "Germaniyin Senthen Malare" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki 5:39
6. "Naan Undan Thaayaaga" S. Janaki 4:29
Hindi dubbed songs
Song Singer(s)
"Aaj Khoye Se Ho Kyon Yun" (Naan Undan Thaayaaga) S. Janaki
"Dilbar Aa" (Germaniyin Senthen Malare) S. Janaki, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
"Hai Pyar Ka Sangam" (Dheiveega Raagam) S. Janaki
"Kitne Rangeen Hain" (Azhagiya Malargalin) S. Janaki
"Yeh Jahan Tum" (Azhagu Aayiram) S. Janaki


Tribune commented,"Even the [Kamal Haasan] magic could not sustain this ambitiously produced film, directed by C. V. Rajendran for long as the story slipped more into a travelogue that circled the high, the bright and the Night spots of Paris with its suburbs."[4]


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