[67] Grady Hendrix of Slate appreciated Rajinikanth's characterisation in the film, calling the character, Saravanan's ability to read minds "well-trained" before concluding, "Rajinikanth's movies are crammed with comedy, action, and musical numbers and they take great delight in kicking narrative logic in the face. [28] "Raa Raa" was choreographed by Kala and took four days to be completed instead of the planned seven days. (English: "Someone is calling in Telugu!"). Ramkumar Ganesan said the proceeds of the auction would be given to the Sivaji Prabhu Charity Trust and that ₹300,000 (US$6,650 in 2005)[a] would be given to Papanchatram Middle School. [52], The producers entered into a business dealing with Tata Indicom to promote the film; ringtones of the songs from the film's soundtrack and special screensavers were issued. [124], This article is about the 2005 Tamil film. It became the first Tamil film to be dubbed into German. [104] Rajinikanth's dress, which he wore in "Devuda Devuda", was sold for ₹25,000 (US$554 in 2005). Next day I saw a shadow moving in front of my bedroom and when I asked who was it, pat came the reply from my 4-year-old daughter that it was 'Nagavalli', the ghostly character in the film. Tharani designed Chandramukhi's room and placed a corridor in it, which was quite different from the original and its Kannada remake. [15], For the roles of Ganga and Chandramukhi, Soundarya was initially selected to reprise her role from Apthamithra, but her death led the director to choose Simran and he shaped the character to suit her. The film was made on a budget of ₹190 million. "[68], Chandramukhi was a box office success, selling 20 million tickets worldwide and earning ₹150 million in salary and profit share for Rajinikanth. [49] In November 2011, it was screened at the International Tamil Film Festival held in Uglich, Russia alongside Thillana Mohanambal (1968), Sivaji (2007), Angadi Theru (2010), Boss Engira Bhaskaran (2010), Thenmerku Paruvakaatru (2010) and Ko (2011). Principal photography began on 24 October 2004 and was completed in March 2005. [59] Another critic from The Hindu, Sudhish Kamath, said Rajinikanth is "at his vintage best". Bidding for the items ranged between ₹10,000 (US$222 in 2005)[a] and ₹20,000 (US$444 in 2005). The soundtrack album consists of six tracks. His legion of fans can not ask for more. [a][82] This was the first Tamil film to exceed the box office record set by Ghilli (2004), which grossed ₹330 million (US$6.6 million in 2005). [19] Vasu wanted Jyothika to perform her scenes in a manner different from that of Shobana's role in Manichitrathazhu, enacting the scenes himself before they were shot featuring Jyothika. "[101], Sivaji Productions joined Galatta Media and eBay for an online auction of the film's memorabilia, becoming the first South Indian film to auction film merchandise. [44][80] According to Krishna Gopalan of Business Today, the film grossed ₹750 million (US$16.6 million in 2005)[a] in its lifetime run. Chandramukhi was dubbed in Telugu and was simultaneously released with the same title as the Tamil version. [47] It was met with positive response from audiences there. [78] It was also a hit in Kerala where it grossed ₹711,545[a] in four days, doing better than the Mohanlal starrer Chandrolsavam, which also released on 14 April 2005, but grossed ₹523,340[a] during the same period of time. searching for Kanavu 421 found (426 total) alternate case: kanavu Minsara Kanavu (2,132 words) exact match in snippet view article find links to article Minsara Kanavu (transl. Find link is a tool written by Edward Betts. Director P. Vasu, producer Ramkumar Ganesan and Raj Bahaddur make guest appearances in the song "Devuda Devuda". For the 1995 Hindi film, see, Four weeks ago, [Rajinikanth] called me on a Sunday afternoon, and asked what I was doing. Akhilandeshwari is jealous of Saravanan and plots to kill him with the help of her assistant Oomaiyan. Saravanan reveals to Senthil and Viswanathan that Ganga suffers from split personality disorder. In November 2004, Simran refused to do the project, as her role required a lot of dancing and cited her pregnancy at that time as another main reason for her refusal. Find link is a tool written by Edward Betts. [55] The promotional campaign started in early March 2005 and continued mid-May that year. The film features Rajinikanth, Prabhu, Jyothika, Vadivelu and Nayanthara leading an ensemble cast that includes, Nassar, Sheela, Vijayakumar, Vinaya Prasad, Sonu Sood, Suvarna Mathew, Vineeth, Malavika and K. R. Vijaya. Incidentally, I quite like the way in which these young actors have made a joke of my serious line in Chandramukhi—'Enna Kodumai Saravana Idhu' ". • The first South Indian film to gross over 1 crore worldwide. [a][103], In a statement by eBay, the articles made available for bidding were Rajinikanth's blue shirt worn in the song "Devuda Devuda", Jyothika's saree worn for the climax scenes, the peach-coloured saree worn by Nayanthara in the song "Konja Neram", and the Vettaiyan Raja costume and ornaments worn on set by Rajinikanth. [9] Vadivelu's expressions and scenes—especially those with Rajinikanth—and lines including "Maapu...Vachittandaa Aapu!!! [102] Sophie Atphthavel from France bought Rajinikanth's sunglasses, which he sported in the film, for ₹25,000 (US$554 in 2005). Another film titled Anniyan (2005), which featured Vikram in the lead role, and was released two months after Chandramukhi, was also based on the same disorder. [17] Sadha and Reemma Sen were also considered as replacements. The last segment was shot in the Cappadoccia region, a 10-hour drive by bus from Istanbul. [45] The film was released with 23 prints in Coimbatore, 12 more than Rajinikanth's Padayappa (1999). [14], Vadivelu portrayed the comic role of Murugesan, Akhilandeswari's and Kandaswamy's younger brother. [123] In April 2020, a sequel to be produced by Sun Pictures was announced; Vasu will return as director, while Raghava Lawrence will star. [116] Sundar C.'s role in the film Aranmanai (2014) was inspired by Rajinikanth's role in Chandramukhi. [27] The filming of the song was completed after the audio launch. Convinced that Vettaiyan is dead, Chandramukhi leaves Ganga's body, curing her. Chandramukhi (transl. [57][a], The film's original negative was damaged because of poor care and ill treatment. Rajinikanth won a Tamil Nadu State Film Awards for their roles. [4] She was born to K. P. Balamurali and Sobha Balamurali. [112] In Vallavan (2006), Vallavan (Silambarasan) is seen singing "Konja Neram" to Swapna (Nayanthara). [122], A standalone sequel to Chandramukhi titled Nagavalli was made in Telugu. [9], Split personality disorder became well known after the film's release. This Tamil Rhymes for Children collection is all about the little baby, its emotions, naughtiness, daily activities etc. [32] The audio rights for the film were sold to Sanjay Wadhwa of AnAK audio, later known as AP International for ₹11 million. Hope you will share the same opinion on September 13th in Telugu and Tamil,” the ‘Rangasthalam’ and ‘Mahanati’ actress today said. The soundtrack album and background score were composed by Vidyasagar. [111] In a scene from Thalaimagan (2006), Erimalai (Vadivelu), after entering an old abandoned bungalow, gets frightened when he hears the "Lakka Lakka" sound, and says Yaaro Telugula Koopuddrangga! ", "Devar Magan a turning point in my career", "U.S. Dollar Vs. Indian Rupee Exchange Rate", "Another feather in the Chandramukhi cap", "Chandramukhi (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) – Tamil version", "Chandramukhi (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) – Telugu version", "Chandramukhi to open IIFA film festival in Dubai", "Taste of Sivaji magic for Russian film buffs", "Rajini's Chandramukhi again faces an issue", "Tata Tele, Sivaji Productions in mutual promotion deal", "Chandramukhi Sunfeast Promotion — Rajinifans.com", "Chandramukhi: Highly entertaining film on split personality", "SUPERSTAR Rajinikanth! Both Rajinikanth and P. Vasu discussed every scene featuring the former and added necessary inputs before they were shot. [41], The film was released on 14 April 2005,[44] a Tamil New Year's Day release, alongside Kamal Haasan-starrer Mumbai Xpress and Vijay-starrer Sachein. [35], The album was released on 5 March 2005 at the Taj Connemara hotel in Chennai. [38] The film's background score was released as a separate album. [25], The picturisation of the song "Devuda Devuda" focused on a variety of professions, especially janitors, sewage cleaners, farmers and washer folk. The way that song has helped me in my career—both as a playback and classical singer—has been incredible. Priya is in love with Vishwanathan, a dance professor who reciprocates her feelings. Senthil immediately calls Saravanan to solve the case. Composed by the music director Vidyasagar, Athinthom thinthium song was from the movie Chandramukhi. [2] Its 365th day was celebrated at Sivaji Ganesan's family-owned Shanthi Theatre in Chennai; the celebrations were organised by Life Insurance Corporation of India. Azhagin Bommi (2017) Vizhithiru (2017) Thittivasal (2017) Uruthikol (2017) Kalathur Gramam (2017) ... Avengers Age of Ultron (2015) O Kadhal Kanmani (2015) Kanchana II … [20] Nayanthara was selected to portray Rajinikanth's love interest, Durga, after Vasu was impressed with her performance in her debut film Manassinakkare (2003). Preity Zinta Besides her acting, Preity Zinta has also written a series of columns for BBC News Online of South Asia. [74], Chandramukhi grossed ₹8.4 million[a] in 11 days in eight screens in Chennai. Later, Saravanan receives an email to attend a patient. More than 25 Toyota Qualis and 30 stunt artists were involved in the fight sequence that featured Rajinikanth. Vasu then requested to remake the film in Tamil with Rajinikanth, who in turn, called Ramkumar Ganesan and asked him to produce it under Ramkumar's banner, Sivaji Productions. Return of Hanuman is a 2007 Indian animated film about an adventure of the Hindu god Hanuman. Chandramukhi's plot revolves around a woman who suffers from dissociative identity disorder that affects a family, and a psychiatrist who intends to solve the case while risking his life. Senthil's mother Kasthuri wanted Senthil to marry Priya, the daughter of his father's cousin Kandaswamy, to reunite the two branches of the family after 30 years of separation because Senthil's father chose to marry Kasthuri instead of Kandaswamy's sister, Akhilandeshwari, who is also his cousin. [b] Then, about six months later, Vidyasagar invited me to record "Ra ra...". The Ghost Hunters). [54] Giant cutouts of Rajinikanth and movie release posters were posted all over the state as a run-up for the release. Electric dream) is a 1997 Indian Tamil-language musical romance film co written and directed by Rajiv Menon. Search metadata Search text contents Search TV news captions Search radio transcripts Search archived web sites Advanced Search [110] Chandramukhi was parodied along with Anniyan in the Telugu film Rajababu (2006). [a][69] The film's distributors made a 20 per cent profit over the ₹25 million[a] for which they bought the rights to the film. I had given a cassette of my songs to Vidyasagar, who knew Krishnakumar. [109], Chandramukhi was parodied in various films. [114] Rajinikanth and Nayanthara's characters act in a film titled Chandramukhi 2 in a scene from Kuselan (2008), which P. Vasu also directed. Indian Movies (and actors from them )That Should Have been Nominated for Oscars Shooting in Ephesus took six hours. ", which means "What atrocity is this, Saravanan?" Her father Balamurali is a music director who has composed several musical albums, while her mother Sobha is a lawyer who has also worked as playback singer in some Malayalam films. [35][a] The original soundtrack of the film and a video CD titled "The making of Chandramukhi", were released on 27 September 2005 in Chennai. Para nosotros, sí. [33] At the Music World shop in Chennai, 437 cassettes and 227 compact discs were sold on the first day of its stock release. Electric dream) is a 1997 Indian Tamil-language musical romance film co written and directed by Rajiv Menon. "[66] Karthiga Rukmanykanthan writing for Daily News Sri Lanka said, " ... the long anticipated delight Chandramukhi has made itself the box-office hit of the year". [56] The theatrical rights of the film in the Coimbatore and Nilgiris districts combined were sold to local theatre owners Tirupur Balu and Seenu for ₹2.25 crore (US$320,000). [11] The song sequences, one picturised on Rajini alone, two songs in which he appears with the other principal cast members, and the climax song, which was picturised on Jyothika, were filmed in Ramoji Film City. [121] Despite the release of Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007), Chandramukhi was dubbed in Hindi and released on 29 February 2008 by Dilip Dhanwani, owner of the production house Royal Film Company. Population Distribution across various age groups Source: Euromonitor 4 Indias GDP growth rate to go down by 2% Economic Times, November 2008 , 5 2001 Census, Euromonitor 2009 KPMG, an Indian Partnership and a member firm of the KPMG network of independent member firms affiliated with KPMG International, a Swiss cooperative. [10], Thota Tharani was the film's art director,[8] and also designed the costumes used in the film. [99] The film became a trendsetter for later horror films such as the Muni series, Yavarum Nalam (2009), Eeram (2009), Pizza (2012), Yaamirukka Bayamey (2014), Aranmanai (2014), Darling (2015) and Demonte Colony (2015). She gets the room key from the gardener's granddaughter Durga and opens the door to the room. [28] "Konjam Neram" was shot in segments in Ephesus and Pamukkale. The track "Raa Raa" was based on the Surya raaga, which is also known as the Sallabham raaga. The Hindi version was released in collaboration with producer A. M. [107], Prabhu's line, "Enna kodumai Saravanan idhu? [85] Chandramukhi completed a 100-day theatrical run in South Africa. and used it in all of his featured films, subsequently becoming the actor's catchphrase. Chandramukhi was dubbed in Hindi and released on 29 February 2008 by Dilip Dhanwani, owner of the production house Royal Film Company. Zostawiłam Lucjanowi z 3J the angel moroni. “Here is a film I believe in. [31] Asha Bhosle was engaged to sing a song for the film and to attend the film's audio launch. Vasu said the film had taken only 78 days to be completed instead of the planned 120 days. [29], Vidyasagar composed the soundtrack album and the background score of Chandramukhi. She studied architecture at Global Institute of Architecture in Palakkad. After hearing Chandramukhi's story, Ganga, who thinks that the story was fabricated to scare thieves from stealing treasures in the room, wishes to go there. [30] Bhuvanachandra, Suddala Ashok Teja, Vennelakanti and Vaali wrote the lyrics for the dubbed Telugu version. Suspicion turns towards Durga. Saravanan tells them that Ganga who turned into Chandramukhi tried to kill Priya and Senthil, and framed Viswanathan for sexual harassment because from Chandramukhi's view, Viswanathan is her lover Gunasekaran since he stays at the same place Gunasekaran did. [6] Ramkumar's brother Prabhu played Senthilnathan, a civil engineer and owner of Ganesh Constructions. By framing Vishwanathan and also framing Durga via possession, Chandramukhi planned to stop the engagement. [58] This restored version was released on 2 August 2012 on Blu-ray format. She is known for her roles of Jimsy in Maheshinte Prathikaaram (2016), Anu in Sunday Holiday (2017) and Sundari (Bommi) in Soorarai Pottru (2020), opposite Suriya.[2][3]. [3][4], — Ramkumar Ganesan on how Chandramukhi developed, in October 2004[5], During the success meet of Mannan (1992), Rajinikanth announced that he would act in Sivaji Productions' 50th film,[6] which would eventually become Chandramukhi. Muthukumar and Bhuvana Chandra wrote the lyrics for the Tamil version. Early Tollywood is the unique of its kind to feature large number of old actors, actress and movies profiles along with a large collection of photo galleries, wallpapers, latest news, lyrics of … They were able to remove all wear and tear and retain the natural film grain. [70], The film's 804th day celebration function was held at Kamaraj Arangam in Chennai on 25 June 2007. The awards for the film mainly went to Vadivelu and Jyothika for their performances. It was also dubbed and released in Bhojpuri under the title Chandramukhi Ke Hunkaar. As a result, Chandramukhi's ghost tried to take revenge on Vettaiyan, who with the help of various priests and sorcerers from all over the country, tamed the ghost by locking it up in a room located in the palace's south-west corner. [24] The Vettaiyapuram mansion was erected in Hyderabad. [77] Chandramukhi received ₹60 million as Minimum Guarantee (MG) from theatres in North Arcot, South Arcot and Chengalpattu districts collectively. In a comedy scene from Englishkaran (2005), Theeppori Thirumugam (Vadivelu) invents an idea to frighten Thamizharasu (Sathyaraj) but the ruse backfires on him as he witnesses Thamizharasu in a garb similar to that of Chandramukhi's. 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", also became popular. Aparna is trained in Indian classical music and classical dance styles such as Bharatanatyam, Mohiniyattam, and Kuchipudi. [61] Arun Ram of India Today said, "With Chandramukhi, Rajnikant revives his fading career and fortunes of Tamil cinema". [86] It collectively earned ₹43 million[a] in Malaysia, UAE and the US during the first month of its theatrical run. Saravanan notices her absence and searches for her, but is attacked by Oomaiyan—who has been sent by Akhilandeshwari. ", which means "Son-in-law...he has trapped me!!! Chandramukhi (transl. But the message is clear, King Rajni is back. Moon-faced beauty) is a 2005 Indian Tamil-language comedy horror film written and directed by P. Vasu, and was produced and distributed by Ramkumar Ganesan of Sivaji Productions. [100], In a seminar on revisiting psychiatric disorders which centred around Chandramukhi and Anniyan, psychiatrist Asokan noted that there were many logical faults in both films. Anyone watching films could come to a conclusion that ghosts have uniform—white saree and a pale face. Playback singer(s) S.P. Their love is supported by Saravanan, who requests Kandaswamy to arrange their marriage. When Senthil does so, she turns into Chandramukhi, which shocks him. The corridor resembled those commonly seen in palaces in Kerala. The film won five Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, four Film Fans' Association Awards and two Filmfare Awards. One can almost picture Rajni brandishing his trademark cigarette and sunglasses as he gyrates to the beat. Moon-faced beauty) is a 2005 Indian Tamil-language phsychological thriller film written and directed by P. Vasu, and was produced and distributed by Ramkumar Ganesan of Sivaji Productions. [79], The film's theatrical run lasted 890 days at Shanthi Theatre, beating the 62-year record set by the 1944 film Haridas, which ran for 784 days at the Broadway theatre, also in Chennai. Aparna hails from Thrissur in Kerala, India. However, she did not reciprocate his feelings as she was already in love with another dancer named Gunasekaran. Nagarajan Muthukumar (12 July 1975 – 14 August 2016) was an Indian poet, lyricist, and author. Updates on latest Tamil movies online, Tamil cinema, Kollywood & Tamil film releases. Prabhu co-produced the film with Ramkumar. Rathnam. Singer-composer K. P. Udayabhanu is her paternal great-uncle. [51] Vasu defended himself by stating the script was not a scene-by-scene remake of the original and that only the basic plot was used. "[62], Tamil magazine Ananda Vikatan said in its review, "Rajni's films normally revolve around him but in this case, Rajni is in a script which goes around several people ... Rajni as Vettaiyan is the highlight of the film ... After many years, Rajni has shown that he does not confine to his personality cage through this film." AP International started a restoration project, which scanned the film frame-by-frame in a 2K workflow. [8] Vasu reworked the script he wrote for Apthamitra to suit Rajinikanth's style of acting. It was released in Germany under the title Der Geisterjäger (English: The Ghost Hunters). [22], Principal photography commenced on 24 October 2004 with a puja ceremony for the muhurat shot at Annai Illam, the residence of Sivaji Ganesan. "[40] Singer Charulatha Mani, writing for The Hindu called the song "Konjam Neram", which was based on the Sriranjani raga, an "attractive take on the raga" and said the song "is contemporary in feel and traditional at the roots". [7] In September 2004, Rajinikanth congratulated P. Vasu on the success of his Kannada film Apthamitra (2004) and was impressed with the film's screenplay. Saravanan subdues Oomaiyan and with Senthil's help finds Ganga, who is supposedly being sexually harassed by Viswanathan. The only way to stop Chandramukhi is to make her believe she killed Vettaiyan on Durgashtami since Saravanan impersonated Vettaiyan and disrupted one of the pujas conducted by the exorcist Ramachandra Acharya by conversing with Chandramukhi to know its wish. [63] The Sify reviewer wrote that Chandramukhi was simply "a remake of P. Vasu’s Apthamitra from Kannada with some additional songs, fights and comedy scenes thrown in to further boost the superstar’s image" but like Ulaganathan, commended the comedy scenes of Rajinikanth and Vadivelu, terming them the film's highlight. [11] Sidney Sladen did additional costume designing in the film. It was the first public screening of the film in Japan. Balasubrahmaniyam and Vaishali Bhaisane Mhade recordered it and the lyric for the Rajinikanth, at the film's 200th day theatrical run celebration function, said that it was he who recommended Vadivelu to Vasu for the role and had asked Ramkumar Ganesan to get Vadivelu's dates before planning the filming schedules. It was also dubbed and released in Bhojpuri under the title Chandramukhi Ke Hunkaar. Akhilandeshwari overhears Saravanan's idea of self-sacrifice and apologises to him. It was released in Germany under the title, Der Geisterjäger (transl. Responding to this, Vasu said that he did not know anything about psychiatric disorders: "I never had a brush with a ghost. [39], The album received positive reviews from critics. Other Popular DD Metro 9 Gold's TV Serials: Tedhe Medhe Sapne, Meri Mrs. Chanchala, Nargis, Kundali, Hare Kaanch Ki Chudiyaan, Jannat, Piyaa Binaa, Kabhi Sautan Kabhi Saheli, Alag Alag, Hum Hain Kal Aaj Aur Kal, Superstars, Mini Superstars, Saamne Wali Khidki, Shaadi No.1, Zindagi Milke Bitayenge, Jaaneman Jaaneman, Patang, Maan, Eena Meena Deeka, Chonch Ladi Re Chonch, Kavita, Smriti, Hum … If one is a die-hard Rajni fan, then one is likely to go beserk dancing to this. • All time biggest box office hit in the history of the Tamil cinema. The segment in Pamukkale was filmed in an amphitheatre in the ancient city of Hierapolis, which is located close to Pamukkale. • Made on a budget of around 30 Lakhs, this film was the all time most expensive Indian film at that time. [a] His Vettaiyan costume and ornament set were sold for ₹32,000 (US$709 in 2005). [27] The production unit flew to Istanbul from Chennai via Dubai on 25 February 2005. Next sweter świąteczny zima r 9 12 miesięcy ut009 rezultat meczu sklep dziecięcy w Nowej Soli. Vellore Fort, built in 16th century by Sinna Bommi Nayak, a vasal chieftain under the Vijayanagar kings,Sada Sriranga Maharaja. Bomi Dotiwala Bollywood Actor Biography, Filmography, Age, Birthday, Interesting Facts, Trivia, Related News, List of Films, Relationships, Gossips, Awards, Achievements. [12], Rajinikanth played the roles of Dr. Saravanan and King Vettaiyan.

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