Vaazha Vaitha Deivam

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Vaazha Vaitha Deivam
Vaazha Vaitha Deivam poster.jpg
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Tamilவாழவைத்த தெய்வம்
Directed byM. A. Thirumugam
Produced bySandow M. M. A. Chinnappa Thevar
Written byAaroor Dass
StarringGemini Ganesan
B. Sarojadevi
T. S. Balaiah
P. Kannamba
Music byK. V. Mahadevan
CinematographyC. V. Moorthy
Edited byM. A. Thirumugam
M. G. Balu Rao
M. A. Mariyappan
Production
company
Devar Films
Release date
28 August 1959
Running time
141 Mins
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Vaazha Vaitha Deivam (English: God who made us to live) is 1959 Tamil Romantic - Drama film, directed by M. A. Thirumugam and produced by Sandow M. M. A. Chinnappa Thevar under his productions, Thevar Films.[1] The script was written by Aarur Doss. Music was by K. V. Mahadevan.[2] It stars Gemini Ganesan and B. Sarojadevi playing lead, with T. S. Balaiah, V. K. Ramaswamy, S. V. Subbaiah, P. Kannamba and T. P. Muthulakshmi playing pivotal roles.[3] The film was dubbed into Telugu as Karmika Vijayam.[1]

Plot[edit]

The story, rather complicated, is set against a rural backdrop. It is about two families with certain individuals, who create misunderstandings between them. A young man and a woman from the two families fall in love and undergo tribulations which include kidnapping and attempted murder. The mother is a unifying force, who has her own struggles before she brings all of them together in a happy ending.[1]

Cast[edit]

Crew[edit]

  • Art: P. P. Choudry
  • Stills: K. G. Velappan
  • Processing: V. D. S. Sundaram by Vijaya Lab
  • Publicity: M. Veera Raghavalu and K. Arunachalam
  • Properties: Cine Crafts and Dr. Giri Museum
  • Audiography: T. S. Rangasamy
  • Audiography (Song): W. Narasimma Moorthy
  • Choreography: Chopra, Hiralal and S. M. Rajkumar
  • Stunt: Stunt Somu
  • Cine Effect: R. Jayarama Reddy

Release[edit]

Box office[edit]

Vaazha Vaitha Deivam was successful at the box office and this film was dubbed into Telugu as Karmika Vijayam, but it did not meet with success.[1]

Reception[edit]

Randor Guy stated in his article that in the story were woven interesting elements such as Jallikattu (Taming of the bulls) and Cheetah fighting the bull. The film was well directed, and the lead pairs Ganesan and Sarojadevi contributed well to the romantic sequences; Kannamaba played the sacrificing mother convincingly.[1]

Soundtrack[edit]

Music was by K. V. Mahadevan and lyrics were written by Thanjai N. Ramaiah Dass, A. Maruthakasi, Pattukottai Kalyanasundaram, A. S. Narayanan and Kovai Kumaradevan.[4]Playback singers were T. M. Soundararajan S. C. Krishnan, P. Suseela, K. Jamuna Rani, A. G. Rathnamala and L. R. Eswari

No. Songs Singers Lyrics Length(m:ss)
1 "Kaaveri Thaan Singari" T. M. Soundararajan & P. Suseela 03:16
2 "Engi Malai Uchiyile" T. M. Soundararajan 04:22
3 "Kolli Malai Saaralile" S. C. Krishnan & L. R. Eswari 02:51
4 "Chinnaala Patti" T. M. Soundararajan 03:28
5 "Vennilave Kaadhal Kadhai" P. Suseela 04:09
6 "Anna Nadaikkaari" T. M. Soundararajan 02:57
7 "Vaazha Vaitha Deivam" T. M. Soundararajan & L. R. Eswari 03:13

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Randor Guy (11 March 2013). "Blast from the Past — Vaazhavaitha Deivam 1959". "The Hindu". Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  2. ^ "A Journey with K. V. Mahadevan". tfmapge. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Vazha Vaitha Deivam". In.com India. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Vaazha Vaitha Deivam Songs". gaana. Retrieved 22 August 2016.

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