Sevatha Ponnu

Sevatha Ponnu (English: Fair Girl) is a 1994 Tamil drama film, directed by A. Chandrakumar. The film features Saravanan and Ahana in the lead roles, with S. S. Chandran, Srividya, Vadivelu, Vasu Vikram, Venniradai Moorthy and Shanmugasundaram playing supporting roles. The film, produced by R. Dhanapalan, had musical score by Deva and was released on 16 June 1994.[1][2][3]

Sevatha Ponnu
Sevatha Ponnu DVD cover.jpg
DVD cover
Directed byA. Chandrakumar
Produced byR. Dhanapalan
Written byA. Chandrakumar
Starring
Music byDeva
CinematographyK. R. Ram Singh
Edited byS. Lakshmi Shankar
Production
company
Yaghava Productions
Release date
  • 16 June 1994 (1994-06-16)
Running time
130 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

PlotEdit

The film revolves around three people: Chellappa (Saravanan), Saroja (Ahana) and Sudalamani (Vasu Vikram). Chellappa is a smart college student from a poor family, he lives with his widow mother Thangamma (Vaani). Saroja is the daughter of the village chief (S. S. Chandran) and arrogant Rasathi (Srividya). Sudalamani is Saroja's relative and a womanizer who teases the village girls. He wants to marry Saroja to gain her property. One day, Chellappa beats up Sudalamani and they land at Saroja's house. At the village court, Chellappa remains silent. Irritated by his reaction, she gets him suspended from the college. She later comes to know that Chellappa saved a blind girl from the pervert Sudalamani, but Chellappa remains silent at the village court to protect the blind girl's privacy.

Saroja wrongly accuses Chellappa of kidnapping her and holding her for a day. Chellappa accepts the blame and he says he did much worse. The villagers advise her to marry Chellappa. The shrewish Rasathi refuses and tries to find a bribe for her daughter, but nobody wanted to marry an unchaste woman. Only Sudalamani accepts for marriage and they arrange their wedding. The day before their wedding, the villagers force Chellappa to marry Saroja. What transpires next forms the rest of the story.

CastEdit

SoundtrackEdit

Sevatha Ponnu
Soundtrack album by
Released1994
Recorded1994
GenreFeature film soundtrack
Length23:28
ProducerDeva

The film score and the soundtrack were composed by film composer Deva. The soundtrack, released in 1994, features 5 tracks with lyrics written by Vaali.

Track Song Singer(s) Duration
1 "Chittirayil Thirumanam" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Uma Ramanan 4:31
2 "Colour Colour Kuruvigal" Mano, Swarnalatha 4:52
3 "Thodalama Koodathaa" Krishnaraj, S. Janaki 4:24
4 "Vadakku Kathu Veesa" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki 5:14
5 "Vatta Pottu Vacha Kiliye" Mano, Swarnalatha 5:14

ReceptionEdit

The Indian Express wrote "the handling of the script is not all that bad, and the director has managed to keep a steady pace throughout".[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sevatha Ponnu (1994) Tamil Movie". spicyonion.com. Retrieved 6 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Filmography of sevatha ponnu". cinesouth.com. Archived from the original on 7 January 2011. Retrieved 6 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Tamil movie Sevatha Ponnu". jointscene.com. Archived from the original on 26 August 2009. Retrieved 6 October 2016.
  4. ^ Malini Mannath (19 July 1994). "No Love Lost". The Indian Express: 6. Retrieved 6 October 2016.