Kalvanin Kadhali (2006 film)
Kalvanin Kaadhali (English:The Thief's Lover) is a 2006 Indian Tamil film written and directed by newcomer Tamilvannan, and produced by Lakshman. The film stars S. J. Suryah and Nayanthara in lead roles with Pyramid Natarajan, Vivek and Ganja Karuppu playing supporting roles. It is notably, Suryah's first film as the hero, which hasn't been directed by himself. The film was a high-budget production, the soundtrack and film score of which were composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja, which were considered the highlight and as a great hit, especially the soundtrack. This love story is set in the backdrop of a playboy's tricks. The film was released on 17 February 2006 enjoying relative success and was later dubbed into Telugu and released as Chilipi.
|Starring||S. J. Suryah|
|Music by||Yuvan Shankar Raja|
|Cinematography||N. K. Ekambaram|
|Edited by||G. Sasikumar|
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|Box office||₹6.4 crore (equivalent to ₹17 crore or US$2.3 million in 2019)|
Sathya (S. J. Suryah) is a casanova and pursues Tina (Shradha Arya). Later, he sets his sights on Haritha (Nayanthara) and manages to woo her. She starts loving him whole heartedly, but he is not in favor of that. At one moment he falls for Haritha, but at the same time, she comes to know about his real character, and she ends their relationship. The story is about how Sathya changes himself and earns her love back.
- S.J. Suryah as Sathya
- Nayantara as Haritha
- Shradha Arya as Tina
- Vivek as Babloo
- Pyramid Natarajan as Sathya's father
- Sarath Babu as Ram Kumar
- Manicka Vinayagam as Haritha's father
- Kanja Karuppu as Karuppu
- S. N. Lakshmi as Haritha's grandmother
- Malavika Avinash as Haritha's sister-in-law
- Sathyapriya as Tina's boss
- Kaajal Pasupathi as Babloo's pair
- Tejashree as item number
The film was initially launched with the title 36-24-36, before the makers decided to use Kalvanin Kadhali.Jyothika was the first Choice for the Lead Role but was replaced Nayanthara. 
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|Released||29 November 2005|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|Producer||Yuvan Shankar Raja|
|Yuvan Shankar Raja chronology|
The soundtrack was composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja and was released on 29 November 2005 at Albert Theatre, Chennai by actor Kamal Haasan. It features 6 tracks with lyrics written by Na. Muthukumar, 'Kavignar' Vaali and Muthu Vijayan. Yuvan Shankar Raja's music generally received praise and positive responses, topping the charts.
|1||"Ivan Kattil"||Clinton Cerejo, Andal, Mova||4:26||Muthu Vijayan|
|2||"Kudakkooli Koduthachu"||Anushka Manchanda, Premji Amaran||4:04||'Kavignar' Vaali|
|3||"Tajmahal Oviyakkadhal"||Vijay Yesudas, Srimathumitha||5:07||'Kavignar' Vaali|
|4||"Uyir Piriyum Valiyai"||Ranjith||2:20||Muthu Vijayan|
|5||"Eno Kangal"||Yuvan Shankar Raja, Sadhana Sargam||5:31||Na. Muthukumar|
- Ananda vikatan gave zero marks to this film.
- The film grossed $1 million at the box office. It was an above average hit.
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