Thulli Thirintha Kaalam

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Thulli Thirintha Kaalam
Directed by Balasekaran
Written byBalasekaran
Produced byRajam Balachander, Pushpa Kandhasamy
Starring Arunkumar
CinematographyVijay Gopal
Edited byGanesh
Music byJayanth
Release date
12 March 1998
Running time
150 minutes

Thulli Thirintha Kaalam is a 1998 Tamil drama film directed by Balasekaran and produced by K. Balachander. The film stars Arun Vijay (known at the time as Arunkumar) and Khushbu, while Roshini, Raghuvaran, and Karan play supporting roles. The film, which had music composed by Jayanth, opened in March 1998 to positive reviews.



Four youths who are good for nothing veil away their time doing nothing. Their parents too are fed up with their irresponsible behavior. Kausalya comes to live in their neighborhood. Seeing their lifestyle and behavior, she decides to teach them a lesson.



Soundtrack was composed by Jayanth. [1]


The film opened to positive reviews with a critic from noting "this K. Balachandar production has nothing new or different to offer but provides an old youth-advice masala with some sentiment pickle, sweet comedy and songs". [2] A critic from Dinakaran noted "this film is a milestone that speaks well of the newly set-in trend in Tamil field created by the young generation directors". [3]

The film became a commercial success, prompting Telugu and Kannada versions of the film to be produced. [4] Telugu remake titled Ammayi Kosam had Ravi Teja and Meena in lead roles.

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