Ondrupattal Undu Vazhvu

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Ondrupattal Undu Vazhvu
Directed by T. R. Ramanna
Screenplay by(Dialogues) Thuraiyur K. Moorthy
Story byVinothkumar
Produced byKanagaraj
Starring M. R. Radha
E. V. Saroja
Prem Nazir
R. Muthuraman
CinematographyT. K. Rajabathar
Edited byM. V. Rajan
Music by Viswanathan–Ramamoorthy
Ranga Pictures
Release date
  • 15 July 1960 (1960-07-15)
Running time
165 minutes

Ondrupattal Undu Vazhvu (transl.Unity is lifeblood) is a 1960 Indian Tamil-language film directed by T. R. Ramanna. The film stars M. R. Radha, E. V. Saroja, Prem Nazir and R. Muthuraman. It was released on 15 July 1960. [1]



The moral of the story is that people cannot live without inter-dependence.

Cast and Crew

The details are compiled from the database of Film News Anandan [1] and film credits.




  • Producers: Kanagaraj, Ramakrishnan
  • Director: T. R. Ramanna
  • Story: Vinothkumar
  • Dialogues: Thuraiyur K. Moorthi
  • Cinematography: T. K. Rajabadhar
  • Editing: M. V. Rajan
  • Art: Gnanayudham
  • Choreography: P. S. Gopalakrishnan, Thangaraj, Rajkumar, Ramasamy
  • Photography: R. N. Nagaraja Rao
  • Laboratory: Vijaya
  • Studio: Vijaya Vauhini Studios


Music was composed by the duo Viswanathan–Ramamoorthy and the lyrics were penned by Pattukkottai Kalyanasundaram. [2]

"Chaayaa Chaayaa Karam Chaayaa" A. L. Raghavan 02:50
"Ulagathile .. Kalangadhe Kavalaipadadhe" Sirkazhi Govindarajan, S. C. Krishnan, K. Jamuna Rani, L. R. Eswari and group04:43
"Endha Naalum Sandhoshame"K. Jamuna Rani03:20
"Unmaiyai Sonnavanai Ulagam"Sirgazhi Govindarajan
"Enga Vaazhkaiyile Ulla Suvai" P. Susheela & K. Jamuna Rani04:58
"Annaachi Vandhaachi Arivu Thelivaachu"L. R. Eswari
"Thunindhaal Thunbamillai"P. Susheela03:10
"Chala Chala Raagathile"03:11
"Ondrupattal Undu Vazhvu" T. M. Soundararajan & Jikki 03:08
"Ellorum Innaattu Mannare"T. M. Soundararajan, S. C. Krishnan, Jikki and group


The Indian Express wrote, "Ondru Pattal Undu Vazhvoo is yet another Tamil production trying to cash in on the current box office trend of sublimating the workers' cause." [3]

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