|Produced by||Meena Panju Arunachalam|
|Written by||Panchu Arunachalam|
|Cinematography||A. Karthik Raja|
|Edited by||B. Lenin|
V. T. Vijayan
P.A Art Productions
|16 December 1994|
Vanaja Girija is a 1994 Tamil comedy film directed by Keyaar. The film features Ramki, Napoleon, Kushboo and Mohini in lead roles. The film, produced by Meena Panju Arunachalam, had musical score by Ilaiyaraaja and was released on 16 December 1994. The film was remade in Telugu as Mama Bagunnava with Mohini reprising her role. This film is a remake of 1974 movie Engamma Sapatham by the same writer.
Vanaja (Kushboo) and Girija (Mohini) lives with their mother (Kavitha), their father Shankar (Nizhalgal Ravi) left them when they were young because of Ramanathan. Vanaja and Girija decide to take revenge on Ramanathan by charming their sons.
- Ramki as Raja
- Napoleon as Anand
- Kushboo as Vanaja
- Mohini as Girija
- Urvashi as Chellamma
- Visu as Ramanathan
- Senthil as Kuppusamy
- Nizhalgal Ravi as Shankar
- Vivek as Appu
- Kavitha as Vanaja and Girija's mother
- Vadivukkarasi as Vadivu
- Thyagu as Thyagu
- K. S. Jayalakshmi as Mary
- Mahanadi Shankar as Selvam
The main female lead cast was offered initially to Meena and Roja, but both turned out to act as Elder sister role and preferred to act only on younger sister role. Then Meena was offered for the younger sister role and Kushboo was offered for the elder sister role. But Meena opted out of the film to pair with Ramki, as she only pair with Top leading actors. Then finally the younger sister role (Girija) was offered to Mohini which was recommended by Keyaar, as he introduced her to the film industry.
|Soundtrack album by|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|1||'Munnam Seydha'||S. Janaki, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam||6:37|
|2||'Othaiyila'||K. S. Chithra||4:20|
|3||'Siragadikkuthu'||K. S. Chithra, Swarnalatha||5:03|
|5||'Unnai Edhirpaarthen'||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Swarnalatha||5:38|
K. Vijiyan of New Sunday Times gave a positive review that the film reminded him of Magalir Mattum and that director "has managed to exploit most of the scenes in the movie for maximum comic relief".
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