Naan Ungal Thozhan

Naan Ungal Thozhan (transl.‚ÄČI am your friend) is a 1978 Sri Lankan Tamil-language film directed by S. V. Chandran. The film stars V. P. Ganesan, Subashini and S. Ramdass.[1]

Naan Ungal Thozhan
Directed byS. V. Chandran
Produced byV. P. Ganesan
Written byKalaichelvan
StarringV. P. Ganesan
Subashini
S. Ramdass
Music byM. K. Rocksamy
CinematographyVamadevan
Edited byS. V. Chandran
Production
company
Ganesh Films
Release date
  • 6 January 1978 (1978-01-06) (Sri Lanka)
[1]
CountrySri Lanka
LanguageTamil

Plot

Kannan (V. P. Ganesan) is the doctor in a village hospital. A village girl, Radha (Subashini), likes Kannan and indicates her love to Kannan. But Kannan does not accept. Rajan (Lathief) is a rich young man and the son of the village landlord (Jawahar). He loves Radha. When he learns that Radha loves Kannan, he wants to take revenge on Kannan. One day Radha takes refuge in Kannan's hospital to escape from Rajan. She takes a medicine mistaking it for water. She gets fainted. Rajan comes and molests her. People think it was Kannan who molested Radha. However, Rajan confesses and all ends well.[1]

Cast

The list was compiled from a review published in ourjaffna.com[2]

Production

The film was produced by V. P. Ganesan under his own banner Ganesh Films and was directed by S. V. Chandran who also edited the film. Screenplay and dialogues were penned by Kalaichelvan. Vamadevan handled the cinematography.[1]

V. P. Ganesan, who was also a trade unionist in Sri Lanka, is the only one who produced 3 Tamil films in Sri Lanka.[3] Shooting was done in several locations in Colombo, Jaffna, Batticaloa, Trincomallee and Kandy.[2]

Soundtrack

Music was composed by M. K. Rocksamy and the lyrics were penned by Shanthi, Murugaverl and Sadhu. Playback singers are K. S. Balachandran, Mohideen Baig, V. Muthazhagu, Kalavathi and Kanagambal.

References

  1. Thambyayah Thevathas. Ilankai Thamizh Sinimavin Kathai [The Story of Sri Lanka Tamil Films] (in Tamil). V. S. Thurairajah, 75 Ward Place, Colombo 7, Sri Lanka. p. 145.
  2. "Eelaththu Thamizh Thiraippadangal" [Tamil Films of Sri Lanka] (in Tamil). ourjaffna.com. Archived from the original on 30 November 2017. Retrieved 30 November 2017.
  3. Dilrukshi Handunnetti. "Mano Ganesan talks about destruction of Tamil Film Industry in Sri Lanka". dbsjeyaraj.com. Archived from the original on 29 June 2013. Retrieved 30 November 2017.
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