Chinna Poove Mella Pesu
Poster
Directed byRobert–Rajasekar
Written byRobert–Rajasekhar
Produced byS. K. Rajagopal
Annadurai Kannadhasan
Starring
CinematographyRobert–Rajasekar
Edited byR. T. Annadurai
Music byS. A. Rajkumar
Production
company
Esskay Films Combines
Release date
  • 17 April 1987 (1987-04-17)
Running time
150 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Chinna Poove Mella Pesu (transl. Please speak, little flower) is a 1987 Indian Tamil-language romantic drama film directed by Robert–Rajasekar. The film stars Prabhu, Ramki, Narmadha, Sudha Chandran and Sabitha Anand. The film, produced by S. K. Rajagopal, had musical score by S. A. Rajkumar and was released on 17 April 1987. The film became highly successful at the box office. The film also marked the debut of actor Ramki and composer S. A. Rajkumar.[1][2]

Plot

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Raja, a clever student, challenges Rekha, a rich and arrogant girl, to become the number one student. She loses her challenge but she falls in love with Raja. David, a former student, is now an alcoholic. During his college days, he fell in love with Esther but Shanthi was in love with David. Michael, Esther's father, was against their love so he beat David to death and Esther then committed suicide. Later, David survived. David decides to help the young lovers and to fight against the heartless Michael.

Cast

Production

Though Robert–Rajasekar wanted newcomers for the film, they yielded to the producer's wish to cast an established actor. R. Sarathkumar originally had a role, but was replaced by Prabhu.[3]

Soundtrack

The music was composed by S. A. Rajkumar in his debut.[4] He also wrote the lyrics.[5]

Track Song Singer(s) Duration
1 "Chinna Poove" P. Jayachandran 4:40
2 "Collegil Test" Sundarrajan 4:14
3 "Ennada Kathal" Malaysia Vasudevan 4:36
4 "Kanne Vaa" Dinesh 2:48
5 "Kanneer Sindhum" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam 4:52
6 "Poongatrilaadum" Malaysia Vasudevan 4:43
7 "Sangeetha Vanil" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Vani Jairam 4:45
8 "Thotta Idam" S. P. Sailaja, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam 4:09
9 "Vangadi Vangadi" Malaysia Vasudevan, S. P. Sailaja 4:05
10 "Yea Pulle Karuppayi" S. A. Rajkumar 3:34

Reception

On 1 May 1987, V. Krishnaswamy of The Indian Express said, "Chinna Poove Mella Pesu is one of the best releases of the season. It does have some contrived sequences, but they are contrived well, and firmly establish Robert–Rajasekar as technicians of calibre."[6]

References

  1. ^ "Sonia Agarwal debuts in Khushboo's telly soap". Rediff.com. Retrieved 21 October 2012.
  2. ^ "Behindwoods : Ramki – Tamil hero, Telugu villian [sic]". Behindwoods. 24 March 2005. Retrieved 21 October 2012.
  3. ^ Kolappan, B. (1 December 2018). "Cinematographer, director Robert dead". The Hindu. Retrieved 21 December 2018.
  4. ^ "எஸ்.ஏ.ராஜ்குமார்: நெஞ்சின் பாடலைப் பாடும் இசை வசந்தம்". Hindu Tamil Thisai (in Tamil). 23 August 2020. Retrieved 23 December 2021.
  5. ^ "Chinna Poove Mellapesu Songs". Raaga.com. Retrieved 21 October 2012.
  6. ^ Krishnaswamy, V. (1 May 1987). "Dialetics of love". The Indian Express. p. 12.