Valar Pirai (transl. The Waxing Moon)[3] is a 1962 Indian Tamil-language drama film, directed by D. Yoganand. The film stars Sivaji Ganesan and B. Saroja Devi. The film had musical score by K. V. Mahadevan.[4]

Valar Pirai
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Theatrical release poster
Directed byD. Yoganand
Screenplay byJavar Seetharaman
Story byA. S. Nagarajan
StarringSivaji Ganesan
B. Saroja Devi
CinematographyW. R. Subba Rao
Music byK. V. Mahadevan
Production
company
Padma Films
Distributed bySri Rama Films[1]
Release date
  • 30 March 1962 (1962-03-30)
[2]
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

CastEdit

SoundtrackEdit

The music was composed by K. V. Mahadevan.[5]

No. Song Singers Lyrics
1 "Kalakalakkudhu Kaathu" T. M. Soundararajan, P. Susheela Kannadasan
2 "Koondu Thirandhamma" T. M. Soundararajan
3 "Mounam Mounam" P. Susheela
4 "Naangu Suvarkalukkul" P. Susheela
5 "Pachchaikodiyil" P. Susheela
6 "Pojjiyathukkule Oru" T. M. Soundararajan

ReceptionEdit

Kanthan of Kalki criticised the film for its numerous plotholes.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Valarpirai". The Indian Express. 26 March 1962. p. 3.
  2. ^ "Valarpirai". The Indian Express. 30 March 1962. p. 3.
  3. ^ Baskaran, S. Theodore (2015) [2008]. Sivaji Ganesan: Profile of an Icon. Wisdom Tree. p. 89. ISBN 9788183281096.
  4. ^ "filmographyp8". Nadigarthilagam.com. Retrieved 8 September 2014.
  5. ^ "Valar Pirai". Gaana.com. Retrieved 14 September 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. ^ காந்தன் (22 April 1962). "வளர் பிறை". Kalki (in Tamil). p. 55. Retrieved 13 December 2021.

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