Chavukkadi Chandrakantha

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Chavukkadi Chandrakantha
Directed byM. Radhakrishnan
Screenplay byA. L. Narayanan
Story byJ. Rangaraju
Produced byM. Radhakrishnan
Starring T. S. Balaiah
Sowcar Janaki
T. K. Ramachandran
Tambaram Lalitha
P. S. Veerappa
CinematographyN. Prabhakar
Edited byB. V. Manickam
Music by G. Ramanathan
Aruna Films
Release date
  • 16 December 1960 (1960-12-16) [1]
Running time
187 minutes

Chavukkadi Chandrakantha (transl.Chandrakantha who whips) is a 1960 Indian Tamil language film [2] directed by M. Radhakrishnan. [1] [3] The film stars T. S. Balaiah and Sowkar Janaki. [4]




The following list is adapted from the database of Film News Anandan [1]


The film was produced and directed by M. Radhakrishnan under the banner Aruna Films. The story was written by J. Rangaraj and A. L. Narayanan wrote the dialogues. Cinematography was done by N. Prabhakar while the editing was done by B. V. Manickam. Art direction was by C. Ramraj. A. K. Chopra, Chinni Sampath handled the choreography. Still photography was done by R. N. Rangaraja Rao. [1]


The music was composed by G. Ramanathan while the lyrics were penned by A. Maruthakasi, A. L. Narayanan, Udumalai Narayana Kavi, Ka. Mu. Sheriff and Ku. Ma. Balasubramaniam. Playback singers are P. Leela, A. G. Rathnamala, P. Susheela, K. Jamuna Rani, Soolamangalam Rajalakshmi, K. Rani, P. B. Srinivas and Thiruchi Loganathan. [3]

1"Aadchiyum Soozhchchiyum Sernthaal"P. Leela, A. G. Rathnamala
2"Ennippaar Vaazhnaalil"P. Susheela
3"Ingu Paarum Inikkum Azhagai"K. Jamuna Rani
4"Mannaa Mayangaadhe Nee"Soolamangalam Rajalakshmi, K. Rani
5"Malarvana Veedhiyile Vasantha Thaerile"P. Leela03:23
6"Naanum Neeyum Yaaro Evaro"P. B. Srinivas, P. Susheela03:34
7"Usuru Namma Kaiyile"Thiruchi Loganathan and group

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