Villu Pattukaran

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Villu Pattukaran
Villu Pattukaran DVD cover.jpg
DVD cover
Directed byGangai Amaran
Written byGangai Amaran
Produced byKarumari Kandasamy
J. Durai
Starring
CinematographyA. Sabapathy
Edited byB. Lenin
V. T. Vijayan
Music byIlaiyaraaja
Production
company
Vijaya Movies
Release date
  • 27 November 1992 (1992-11-27)
Running time
130 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Villu Pattukaran is a 1992 Tamil-language drama film directed by Gangai Amaran. The film stars Ramarajan, Rani and Chandrasekhar. The film, produced by Karumari Kandasamy and J. Durai, had musical score by Ilaiyaraaja and was released on 27 November 1992.[1][2]

Plot[edit]

Kalimuthu (Ramarajan) is the lead singer of a group performing Villu Paatu. The village head (Shanmugasundaram) decides to reconstruct the tumbledown village temple and gives Kalimuthu responsibility for funding money. Finally, the music director Ilaiyaraaja helps them financially. Then, Kalimuthu approaches a reputed sculptor (M. N. Nambiar) from another village. The sculptor and his daughter Abhirami (Rani) come to their village. Later, Kalimuthu and Abhirami fall in love with each other. Abhirami's father wants to marry Abhirami to his nephew Rajasekharan (Chandrasekhar) while the village head's son Chelladurai (Vikas Rishi), a womanizer, has an eye for Abhirami. What transpires later forms the crux of the story.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Villu Pattukaran
Soundtrack album by
Released1992
Recorded1992
GenreFeature film soundtrack
Length26:26
ProducerIlaiyaraaja

The film score and the soundtrack were composed by film composer Ilaiyaraaja. The soundtrack, released in 1992, features six tracks with lyrics written by Vaali and Gangai Amaran.[3]

Track Song Singer(s) Lyrics Duration
1 "Kalaivaniyo Raniyo" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam Gangai Amaran 5:04
2 "Ponnil Vaanam" S. Janaki 4:29
3 "Sakthi Bhagavati" Mano, 'Kuladeivam' Rajagopal 2:31
4 "Solai Malai Ooram" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki 4:52
5 "Thandhen Thandhen" Malaysia Vasudevan Vaali 4:33
6 "Vaanam Ennum" K. S. Chithra Gangai Amaran 4:57

Reception[edit]

The film received negative reviews from critics. Ayyappa Prasad of The New Indian Express stated "the film has a very weak storyline" but praised the film's songs.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Villu Paatukaran (1992) Tamil Movie". spicyonion.com. Retrieved 17 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Filmography of villu pattukaran". cinesouth.com. Archived from the original on 15 August 2007. Retrieved 17 April 2014.
  3. ^ "Villupattukkaran — S. Janaki". allmusic.com. Retrieved 17 April 2014.
  4. ^ Malini Mannath (4 December 1992). "Another patu". The Indian Express: 7. Retrieved 17 April 2014.