|Directed by||Gangai Amaran|
|Produced by||Karumari Kandasamy|
|Written by||Gangai Amaran|
|Edited by||B. Lenin|
V. T. Vijayan
Villu Pattukaran is a 1992 Tamil drama film directed by Gangai Amaran. The film features Ramarajan, Rani and Chandrasekhar in lead roles. The film, produced by Karumari Kandasamy and J. Durai, had musical score by Ilaiyaraaja and was released on 27 November 1992.
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.
- Ramarajan as Kalimuthu
- Rani as Abhirami
- Chandrasekhar as Inspector Rajasekharan
- M. N. Nambiar
- Vikas Rishi as Chelladurai
- Goundamani as Appakannu
- Senthil as Thangappan
- Kuladeivam Rajagopal
- S. N. Lakshmi as Kalimuthu's mother
- Vaani as Kamachi
- Karuppu Subaiah
- Thirupur Ramasamy
- R. K. as Inspector
- Ilaiyaraaja in a cameo appearance
- Gangai Amaran in a cameo appearance
- Rajkiran in a cameo appearance
|Soundtrack album by|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|1||'Kalaivaniyo Raniyo'||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam||5:04|
|2||'Ponnil Vaanam'||S. Janaki||4:29|
|3||'Sakthi Bhagavati'||Mano, Rajagopal||2:31|
|4||'Solai Malai Ooram'||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki||4:52|
|5||'Thandhen Thandhen'||Malaysia Vasudevan||4:33|
|6||'Vaanam Ennum'||K. S. Chithra||4:57|
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