Naan (1967 film)
Naan (transl. Me) is 1967 Indian Tamil-language masala film, directed by T. R. Ramanna. The film was produced by T. K. Ramarajan under the production company, "Sri Vinayaka Pictures". The film's script was written by T. N. Balu. The soundtrack was composed by T. K. Ramamoorthy. The film stars Ravichandran, Jayalalithaa, R. Muthuraman and Vijayasri. It was remade in Telugu as Nenante Nene and in Hindi as Waris.
|Directed by||T. R. Ramanna|
|Produced by||T. K. Ramarajan|
|Story by||T. N. Balu|
|Music by||T. K. Ramamoorthy|
|Cinematography||M. A. Rahuman|
|Edited by||M. S. Mani|
Sri Vinayaka Pictures
|1 November 1967|
A rich man's son gets lost at a very young age while trying to escape his father's enemy. His father, searches for his son in vain for a few years and dies. Years later, 3 people visit the palace claiming to be the prince and seek rights to all properties. All 3 unanimously have the identities of the lost son and answer all questions related to the family history. The palace management are left with no choice but to accommodate all 3 men unless they find the true heir. The story takes a complete U turn when it is revealed that none of them are the true heir and there is a 4th person who is the real prince, whose whereabouts are unknown. The only way to reach the real prince is via these 3 people who know his whereabouts.
- Ravichandran as Sekar / Chinnaraja
- Jayalalithaa as Geetha
- R. Muthuraman as Kumar / Chinnaraja
- Vijayasri as Parimalam (Sekar Sister, Kumar Lover)
- Sriranjani Jr as Kamakshi (Singaram mother)
- R. S. Manohar as Singaram (The Duplicate Chinnaraja, Criminal Gang Enemy role)
- S. A. Ashokan as Lal (Criminal Gang Leader, Enemy role)
- Nagesh as Sundaram (C.I.D Officer)/ Sundaram mother (double role)
- Manorama as Mohini (Sundaram Wife)
- Suruli Rajan as Sundaralingam (Chinnaraja Jameen Diwan, Geetha Father)
- T. P. Muthulakshmi as Rajamma (Jameen Proparty Gurdian's)
- Ennatha Kannaiya as Uthandaraman (Jameen Proparty Gurdian's)
- Samikkannu as Velu/Vels (Jameen Proparty Gurdian's)
- Madhavi as Bora (Criminal Gang)
- B. V. Radha as Sheela (Criminal Gang)
- Kutty Padmini as Ammu/Baby (Kumar Sister)
Music was composed by T. K. Ramamoorthy and lyrics were written by Kannadasan and Vaali. The song "Vaandhal Ennodu Ingey" is based on the title track from the American film, Come September (1961).
|1||"Raaja Kannu Pogathadi"||T. M. Soundararajan||Vaali||4:28|
|2||"Adhey Mugam Adhey Kunam"||T. M. Soundararajan, P. Susheela||3:32|
|3||"Naan Aanai Ittal"||T. M. Soundararajan, L. R. Eswari||(Mixed Songs)||3:05|
|4||"Pothumo Intha Idam"||T. M. Soundararajan, P. Susheela||Kannadasan||3:12|
|5||"Ammano Saamiyo"||Sirkazhi Govindarajan, L. R. Eswari||5:35|
|6||"Vanthaal Ennodu Engeya"||L. R. Eswari||4:26|
|7||"Murder in a Birthday Party"||Instrumental||Music Group Dance||6:08|
Release and receptionEdit
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- Ramesh, K. V. (2 September 2017). "Come September again". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 21 September 2017. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
- Film News Anandan (2004). Sadhanaigal Padaitha Thamizh Thiraipada Varalaru [Tamil film history and its achievements] (in Tamil). Sivagami Publishers. Archived from the original on 9 October 2020. Retrieved 6 October 2020.
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