Chinna Poove Mella Pesu

Chinna Poove Mella Pesu (English: Please speak, little flower) is a 1987 Tamil language drama film directed by the duo Robert – Rajasekhar. The film features Prabhu, Ramki, Narmadha, Sudha Chandran and Sabitha Anand in lead roles. The film, produced by S. K. Rajagopal, had musical score by S. A. Rajkumar and was released on 17 April 1987. The film became highly successful at the box office. The film also marked the debut of S. A. Rajkumar, Ramki and Narmadha.[1][2][3]

Chinna Poove Mella Pesu
Chinna Poove Mella Pesu poster.jpg
Poster
Directed byRobert Asirwatham
S. Rajasekar
Produced byS. K. Rajagopal
Written byRobert
S. Rajasekar
Starring
Music byS. A. Rajkumar
CinematographyRobert
Rajasekhar
Edited byR. T. Annadurai
Production
company
Esskay Films Combines
Release date
  • 17 April 1987 (1987-04-17)
Running time
150 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

PlotEdit

Raja (Ramki), a clever student, challenges Rekha (Narmadha), a rich and arrogant girl, to become the number one student. She loses her challenge but she falls in love with Raja. Rekha is the daughter of Michael (Senthamarai).

David (Prabhu), a former student, is now an alcoholic. During his college days, he fell in love with Esther (Sabitha Anand) but Shanthi was in love with David. Michael, Esther's father, was against their love so he beat David to death and Esther then committed suicide. Later, David survived. David decides to help the young lovers and to fight against the heartless Michael.

CastEdit

ProductionEdit

Though Robert-Rajasekaran wanted newcomers for the film, they yielded to the producer's wish to cast an established actor. R. Sarathkumar originally had a role, but was replaced by Prabhu.[4]

SoundtrackEdit

Chinna Poove Mella Pesu
Soundtrack album by
Released14 January 1987
Recorded1986
GenreFeature film soundtrack
Length33:17
ProducerS. A. Rajkumar

The film score and the soundtrack were composed by film composer S. A. Rajkumar. The soundtrack, released in 1987, features 9 tracks with lyrics written by S. A. Rajkumar.[5][6][7]

Track Song Singer(s) Duration
1 "Chinna Poove" Jayachandran 4:40
2 "Collegil Test" Malaysia Vasudevan 4:14
3 "Ennada Kathal" Malaysia Vasudevan 4:36
4 "Kanne Vaa" Dinesh 2:48
5 "Kanneer Sindhum" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam 4:52
6 "Poongatrilaadum" Malaysia Vasudevan 4:43
7 "Sangeetha Vanil" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Vani Jairam 4:45
8 "Vangadi Vangadi" Malaysia Vasudevan, S. P. Sailaja 4:05
9 "Yea Pulle Karuppayi" S. A. Rajkumar 3:34

ReceptionEdit

On 1 May 1987, V. Krishnaswamy of The Indian Express said, "Chinna Poove Mella Pesu is one of the best releases of the season. It does have some contrived sequences, but they are contrived well, and firmly establish Robert-Rajasekar as technicians of calibre."[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Filmography of Chinna poove mellapesu". cinesouth.com. Retrieved 21 October 2012.
  2. ^ "Sonia Agarwal debuts in Khushboo's telly soap". rediff.com. Retrieved 21 October 2012.
  3. ^ "Behindwoods : Ramki – Tamil hero, Telugu villian [sic]". behindwoods.com. 24 March 2005. Retrieved 21 October 2012.
  4. ^ Kolappan, B. (1 December 2018). "Cinematographer, director Robert dead". The Hindu. Retrieved 21 December 2018.
  5. ^ "Chinna Poove Mellapesu Songs". raaga.com. Retrieved 21 October 2012.
  6. ^ "Chinna Poove Mella Pesu - S.A Rajkumar". thiraipaadal.com. Retrieved 21 October 2012.
  7. ^ "Chinna Poove Mellapesu". hummaa.com. Retrieved 21 October 2012.
  8. ^ Krishnaswamy, V. (1 May 1987). "Dialetics of love". The Indian Express. p. 12.

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