Vanna Vanna Pookkal

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Vanna Vanna Pookkal
Vanna Vanna Pookkal poster.jpg
Directed byBalu Mahendra
Written byBalu Mahendra
Produced byS. Thanu
Narrated byBalu Mahendra
CinematographyBalu Mahendra
Edited byBalu Mahendra
Music byIlaiyaraaja
Subramaniya Films
Release date
  • 15 January 1992 (1992-01-15)
Running time
135 minutes

Vanna Vanna Pookkal (English: Colourful Flowers) is a 1992 Indian Tamil-language romantic drama film, directed by Balu Mahendra, starring Prashanth, Mounika and Vinodhini. The film, produced by S. Thanu, had musical score by Ilaiyaraaja. It won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil at the 39th National Film Awards. The film completed a 100-day run at the box-office.[2][3] The film was dubbed in Telugu as Prema Paatam.[4]


After saving Manoranjitham (Vinodhini) from committing suicide in the forest, the kindhearted Siva (Prashanth) brings her home to live in his house, much to the despair of his neighbor Shenbagam (Mounika), who secretly loves him. Things become even more complicated when Siva falls in love with his houseguest and arranges for them to be married, but on the day of the wedding, she mysteriously disappears. Siva comes to know that Manoranjitham is going to die because of her serious health conditions. He finally finds her at her deathbed in the hospital where she dies.


  • Prashanth as Siva (Sivasubramani)
  • Mounika as Shenbagam
  • Vinodhini as Manoranjitham
  • Dubbing Janaki as Sivagami, Shenbagam's mother
  • T. K. S. Chandran as Shenbagam's father
  • Veeraraghavan as Manoranjitham's father
  • Vaani as Manoranjitham's mother
  • Radhabhai as Shenbagam's grandmother
  • Adithya as Azhagiri
  • Vijay
  • Azhagu
  • Suresh Chakravarthi
  • Manavalan
  • Suryakanthammal
  • Indhu
  • Sakunthala


Vanna Vanna Pookkal
Soundtrack album by
GenreFeature film soundtrack

The film score and the soundtrack were composed by film composer Ilaiyaraaja.

Tamil (Original) version[edit]

The soundtrack, released in 1992, features 6 tracks with lyrics written by Ilaiyaraaja, Vaali and Gangai Amaran.[5][6][7]

Track list
1."Chinna Mani Koyililey"VaaliK. J. Yesudas4:49
2."Ila Nenje Vaa"VaaliK. J. Yesudas5:26
3."Dhirana Dhiranana"IlaiyaraajaMano1:31
4."Kannamma Kadhal Ennum"IlaiyaraajaIlaiyaraaja, S. Janaki4:35
5."Kozhi Koovum"Gangai AmaranS. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki4:41
6."Pangunikkapuram"Gangai AmaranK. S. Chithra, Ganesan5:40
Total length:26:42

Telugu (Dubbed) version[edit]

This film was dubbed into Telugu as Prema Paatam. All songs were written by Rajashri[8]

Track list
1."Kodi Koose Velalo"S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, K. S. Chithra4:54
2."Idi Chaithrama"S. P. Balasubrahmanyam5:33
3."Maatalu Nerchina Raachilaka"K. S. Chithra5:49
4."Mamathala Kovelalo"S. P. Balasubrahmanyam5:10
5."Emito"S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, K. S. Chithra5:00
Total length:26:27


1992 National Film Awards (India)


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  2. ^ "Welcome To". Archived from the original on 27 April 2014. Retrieved 27 October 2017.
  3. ^ Malini Mannath (1 January 1993). "Run-of-the-mill fare". The Indian Express: 7. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
  4. ^
  5. ^ "Vanna Vanna Pookal Songs". Retrieved 31 December 2011.
  6. ^ "Vana Vana Pookal — Illayaraja". Retrieved 31 December 2011.
  7. ^ "Vanna Vanna Pookkal". Retrieved 31 December 2011.
  8. ^ "Prema Paatam". Spotify. Retrieved 18 December 2020.
  9. ^ "Directorate of Film Festival" (PDF). p. 64. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 31 December 2011.

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