Varavu Ettana Selavu Pathana

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Varavu Ettana Selavu Pathana
Directed byV. Sekhar
Produced byC. Kannappan
S. S. Durairaju
S. Tamilselvi
R. Vijay
S. Jayalakshmi
Written byV. Sekhar
Music byChandrabose
CinematographyG. Rajendran
Edited byA. P. Manivannan
Thiruvalluvar Kalaikoodam
Distributed byThiruvalluvar Kalaikoodam
Release date
  • 14 April 1994 (1994-04-14)
Running time
155 minutes

Varavu Ettana Selavu Pathana (transl. If income is eight, expenditure is ten) is a 1994 Indian Tamil-language drama film directed by V. Sekhar. The film features Nassar and Raadhika in lead roles. The film had musical score by Chandrabose and was released on 6 August 1994. The film performed well at the box office. It was later remade in Telugu as Aasthi Mooredu Aasha Baaredu (1995) and in Kannada as Hendtheer Darbar (2010).[1][2][3]


Sivaraman (Nassar), an honest government clerk, and his wife Lakshmi (Raadhika), belong to a middle-class family and they have two children. Anja Singam Marudupandi (Goundamani), a corrupted politician, moves into a new house near Sivaraman's house. Marudupandi's lifestyle influences Lakshmi and she tries to ape him by buys luxurious items on instalments. This puts pressure on Shivarama and he takes a loan from his office peon but the police arrest him for corruption. He later finds a job in a brandy company with Marudupandi's recommendation.



Varavu Ettana Selavu Pathana
Soundtrack album by
GenreFeature film soundtrack

The film score and the soundtrack were composed by film composer Chandrabose. The soundtrack, released in 1994, features 5 tracks with lyrics written by Vaali.

Track Song Duration
1 'Sonnan Antha' 4:01
2 'Aasa Machan' 3:44
3 'Santhosam' 3:05
4 'Yerathu Sarakku' 3:16
5 'Papera Pathiya' 3:55


The Indian Express wrote "A clean family entertainer with Sekhar depending on sound script and deftness in handling it".[4] New Straits Times wrote "This one is for those couples who seem forever stuck in cycle of debts".[5]


  1. ^ "Hendtheera Darbar Review". 4 July 2010. Retrieved 10 December 2012.
  2. ^ "Hendtheera Darbar — Needed short cut measures". 3 July 2010. Retrieved 10 December 2012.
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