Subramaniya Swamy

Subramaniya Swamy is a 1994 Tamil comedy film directed by Pandiarajan. The film features himself, Urvashi and Priya Raman in lead roles. The film, produced by J. V. Rakmangadan and Karumari Kandasamy, had musical score by Deva and was released on 26 January 1994. The film is a remake of the Malayalam film Mazhavilkavadi.[1]

Subramaniya Swamy
Directed byPandiarajan
Produced byJ. V. Rukmangadan
Karumari Kandasamy
Screenplay byPandiarajan
Story byRaghunath Paleri
Music byDeva
Edited byV. Rajagopal
B. K. Mohan
R. K. Arts
Release date
  • 11 February 1994 (1994-02-11)
Running time
135 minutes


Velayudham (Pandiarajan) and his cousin Valli (Priya Raman) are in love since their childhood. Her father Rathnasamy (R. Sundarrajan) hates Velayudham and looks for a groom for his daughter. One day, Velayudham and Valli try to elope but Rathnasamy finally captures them. Vexed by this misadventure, Velayudham leaves his village to Palani in order to find a job with the help of his friend Kunju Khader (Charle). Kunju Khader turns out to be a pickpocket. In a twist of fate, Velayudham steals a bag. In this bag, there are barber tools and Velayudham becomes a street barber. Soon, Cheena the bag's owner catches Velayudham. Velayudham lies and Cheena brings him to his house. There, Velayudham becomes his apprentice. Cheena's daughter Amudha falls in love with Velayudham. What transpires next forms the rest of the story.



Subramaniya Swamy
Soundtrack album by
GenreFeature film soundtrack

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.[2]

Track Song Singer(s) Duration
1 "Andru Namma" Malaysia Vasudevan, S. Janaki 4:39
2 "Kadhal Kasanthidumo" Krishnaraj, S. P. Sailaja 6:02
3 "Porakkavenum Porakkavenum" Mano, K. S. Chithra 4:43
4 "Sei Thozhil Sei" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam 4:55
5 "Saminna Namma" Gangai Amaran, S. P. Sailaja 4:20


Malini Mannath of The Indian Express gave the film a mixed review and said, "probably, in the adaptation, the flavour of the original was lost, because what we have here is only average fare".[3] K. Vijiyin of New Straits Times wrote, "This is not a must-see movie".[1]


  1. ^ a b Vijiyan, K. (5 March 1994). "Mainly for fans of Pandiarajan". New Straits Times. p. 14.
  2. ^ "Subramaniya Swamy (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) - EP". Apple Music. Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  3. ^ Mannath, Malini (11 February 1994). "Quirk of fate". The Indian Express. p. 6.

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