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.[1]

Naan
Naan 1967 poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byT. R. Ramanna
Produced byT. K. Ramarajan
Story byT. N. Balu
StarringRavichandran
Jayalalithaa
R. Muthuraman
Vijayasri
Music byT. K. Ramamoorthy
CinematographyM. A. Rahuman
Edited byM. S. Mani
Production
company
Sri Vinayaka Pictures
Release date
1 November 1967
Running time
203 Mins
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

PlotEdit

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.

CastEdit

SoundtrackEdit

Music was composed by T. K. Ramamoorthy and lyrics were written by Kannadasan and Vaali.[2][3] The song "Vaandhal Ennodu Ingey" is based on the title track from the American film, Come September (1961).[4]

No. Songs Singers Lyrics Length
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

Naan was released on 1 November 1967,[5] Diwali day and ran for 175 days.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Narasimham, M. L. (22 February 2019). "Nenante Nene (1968)". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 1 March 2019. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Naan (1967)". Music India Online. Archived from the original on 10 June 2021. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Naan". JioSaavn. Archived from the original on 2 March 2019. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  4. ^ Ramesh, K. V. (2 September 2017). "Come September again". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 21 September 2017. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ "தீபாவளி ரிலீஸ்!". Kungumam (in Tamil). 25 October 2019. Archived from the original on 26 October 2019. Retrieved 10 June 2021.

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