Kizhakku Karai is a 1991 Tamil drama film directed by P. Vasu. The film features Prabhu and Kushboo in lead roles. The film, produced by Mohan Natarajan and V. Shanmugam, had musical score by Deva and was released on 20 September 1991.
Sekhar (Chandrasekhar) and Murali (Prabhu) are best friends. Murali sacrifices his job opportunity for his friend and Sekhar becomes a custom officer. So Murali goes back to his native village. His cousin Mahalakshmi (Kushboo) falls in love with him.
Ranganathan (Vijayakumar), Murali's father, works with the smuggler Daaha (K. Rajpreeth) for 25 years. When Murali knew about his father's profession, he convinces his father to quit his job. Finally, Ranganathan decides to leave this odd job but Daaha kills him. Murali decides to take revenge and becomes also a smuggler.
After the tremendous success of Chinna Thambi, P. Vasu began work on his next film Kizhakku Karai, a crime film. The crew will be more or less the same that worked in P. Vasu’s Chinna Thambi except music director Ilayaraaja. Prabhu and Kushboo would play the lead pair. Cinematographer K. Rajpreeth would essay the role of the main antagonist. The film has music by Deva, editing by P. Mohanraj and cinematography by Ravindar.
The film score and the soundtrack were composed by film composer Deva. The soundtrack, released in 1991, features 5 tracks with lyrics written by Vaali.
The film received below average reviews. K. N. Krishnaswamy of The Indian Express stated, "The narrative does not roll credibly, the camera work is mediocre and Deva has scored a few sweet numbers" however praised the actor K. Rajpreeth and the climax's message.