Mohini (1948 film)

Mohini is a 1948 Indian Tamil-language film directed by Lanka Sathiyam and produced by M. Somasundharam. It features T. S. Balaiah, V. N. Janaki, Madhuri Devi, M. G. Ramachandran, Pulimoottai Ramaswami, M. N. Nambiar and R. Balasubramaniam.[2]

Mohini
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Theatrical release poster
Directed byLanka Sathiyam
Written byS. D. Sundharam
Screenplay byA. S. A. Sami
Produced byM. Somasundharam
StarringT. S. Balaiah
M.G. Ramachandran
Madhuri Devi
V. N. Janaki
CinematographyM. Masthan
Edited byD. Durairaj
Music byS. M. Subbaiah Naidu
C. R. Subburaman
Production
company
Release date
  • 31 October 1948 (1948-10-31)
[1]
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

CastEdit

SoundtrackEdit

Music composed by S. M. Subbaiah Naidu & C. R. Subburaman. Lyrics were penned by T. K. Sundara Vathiyar and 'Bhoomi' Balakadas.[3] The song Aahaa Ivar Yaaradi was a hit. C. R. Subburaman composed the music for this song. G. Ramanathan went to Subburaman's home and congratulated him for the excellent composition in classical music.[4]

No Song Singer Lyrics Length
1 "Vasantha Maalai Neram" C. R. Subburaman & T. V. Rathnam 04:27
2 "Aahaa Ivar Yaaradi" P. Leela & K. V. Janaki 04:55
3 "Vinaidhanai Aruppaan" M. M. Mariyappa 01:22
4 "Maayamaai Vanthennai Mayanga" K. V. Janaki 02:39
5 "Raajaadhi Raajar Mechum" M. S. S. Bhagyam 02:56
6 "Aahaa Aahaa Adhisayam" P. Leela & K. V. Janaki 03:11
7 "Vaazhkkai Ivvidham Aamo" K. V. Janaki 02:34
8 "Vaa En Aruge Maaraa Singaaraa" K. V. Janaki 02:32
9 "Unmaiyaa Idhu Unmaiyaa" T. S. Balaiah 03:01

ReceptionEdit

The Indian Express wrote, "The story is so full of action that it is difficult to narrate it succinctly".[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mohini". The Indian Express. 31 October 1948. p. 3.
  2. ^ Guy, Randor (19 October 2007). "Mohini 1948". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 2 November 2016. Retrieved 2 November 2016.
  3. ^ Film News Anandan (23 October 2004). Sadhanaigal Padaitha Thamizh Thiraipada Varalaru [History of Landmark Tamil Films] (in Tamil). Chennai: Sivakami Publishers. Archived from the original on 15 July 2019. Retrieved 15 July 2019.
  4. ^ Narasimhan, Vamanan. Thirai Isai Kalanjiyam (in Tamil) (1st ed.). Chennai: Manivasagar Publishers. p. 455.
  5. ^ "Mohini". The Indian Express. 30 October 1948. p. 10.

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