Penn (film)

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Penn
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Tamil பெண்
Directed by M. V. Raman
Written byRa. Venkatachalam
Produced by A. V. Meiyappan
Starring Vyjayanthimala
Gemini Ganesan
S. Balachander
Anjali Devi
CinematographyT. Muthusami
Edited byM. V. Raman
K. Shankar
Music byR.Sudharsanam
Production
company
Release date
  • 25 June 1954 (1954-06-25)
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Penn (transl.Girl) is a 1954 Indian Tamil-language romantic comedy film written by Ra. Venkatachalam and directed by M. V. Raman. It stars Vyjayanthimala, Gemini Ganesan, S. Balachander and Anjali Devi while V. Nagayya, V. K. Ramasamy, K. N. Kamlam, K. R. Chellam and K. Sankarapani as the ensemble cast, was produce by A. V. Chettiar of AVM Productions. The score is composed by R. Sudharsanam with the lyrics by Papanasam Sivan and Udumalai Narayana Kavi, Ku. Sa. Krishnamurthy, K. P. Kamakshi and V. Seetharaman. Editing was done by K. Shankar and M. V. Raman while the camera was handled by T. Muthu Sami.

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Plot

The film's story revolves around two friends Rani and Kanmani.

Cast

Production

Penn was produced by A. V. Meiyappan, the founder of AVM Productions. It was simultaneously shot in Hindi as Ladki and in Telugu as Sangham . [1] Vyjayanthimala appeared as the female lead in all three versions. [2] Gemini Ganesan was cast after Meiyappan was impressed with his performance in Thai Ullam (1952). [3]

Soundtrack

The music was composed by R. Sudharsanam. Lyrics by Papanasam Sivan, Udumalai Narayana Kavi, Ku. Sa. Krishnamurthy, K. P. Kamakshi and V. Seetharaman. The song Kalyaanam Kalyaanam....... Ullaasamaagave Ulagaththil Vaazhave sung by J. P. Chandrababu for S. Balachander becomes an instant hit and was still played in many television. [4] It was remixed by Sundar C. Babu for Thoonga Nagaram (2011). [5]

No.SongSingersLyricsLength (m:ss)
1"Jaadhi Bedham Pesum Pollaa Samookam Maaraadhaa" V. Nagayya 02:24
2"Sonna Sollai Maranthidalaamo Vaa Vaa Vaa"T. S. Bagavathi & M. S. Rajeswari 04:12
3"Eliyor Manam Paadum Paattile...Aandavan Aagaasamadhil Thoongukinraare" C. S. Jayaraman Udumalai Narayana Kavi03:48
4"Vaal Munaiyin Sakthiyinaal Ulagai Aaluvom"T. S. Bagavathi, M. S. Rajeswari & P. Susheela 08:33
5"Maadhar Thammai Izhivu Seyyum Madamaiyai Koluththuvom"T. A. Mothi02:15
6"Baaradha Naattukkinai Baaradha Naadhe"M. S. Rajeswari07:35
7"Kalyaanam Kalyaanam...Ullaasamaagave Ulagaththil Vaazhave" J. P. Chandrababu Udumalai Narayana Kavi 03:03
8"Pollaath Thanathai Enna Solven"T. S. Bagavathi04:27
9"Agila Bharadha Penngal"M. S. Rajeswari03:06
10"Pennai Nambaadhe Manidhaa" K. Sarangapani 04:16
11"Ettaadha Kilaiyil Kittaadha Kani Pol"M. S. RajeswariK. P. Kamatchi04:14
12"Kaadhal Inba Vaazhvile Minnaamale Idi Veezhndhadhe"T. S. Bagavathi03:29

Box office

The film was a hit at box office. [6]

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