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Mandhira Punnagai (1986 film)

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Director  V Tamizhalagan
Language  Tamil
6.6/10 IMDb

Music director  Ilayaraja
Sathyaraj smiling while looking at the toddler in a movie scene from Mandhira Punnagai (1986 film)
Release date  11 December 1986
Songs  Manthira Punnagaiyo


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Mandhira Punnagai (Tamil: மந்திர புன்னகை),(English: Mystic Smile) is a 1986 Tamil film produced by Sathya Movies and directed by V Thamizhalagan. The film casts Sathyaraj in dual role- one as a Doctor and the other as a Police Inspector. The film with moderate reviews from the critics was moderately successful at the box office.

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Plot

The film has an intuitive story line with Sathyaraj enacting dual role for the first time in his career. The Doctor Sathyaraj appeared with moustache while the Police Office Sathyaraj appeared without moustache.Nadhiya also Played dual role on this movie, one is young college girl geetha and another is Daniel Miranda (Raghuvaran) wife sheela.

Story

Sathyaraj and Nadhiya in the 1986 movie poster of "Mandhira Punnagai"

The movie story moves to three different path ways. one is Sathyaraj and his daughter Baby Sujitha Sentiment, second, Young college girl geetha(Nadhiya Moidu) love and she is faced many problem to her grandfather Thengai Srinivasan written will. and final the Gangster Daniel Miranda(Raghuvaran)terrorism.

Cast

  • Sathyaraj as Dr.Baskar/D.S.P.Arunachalam
  • Nadhiya as Geetha/Sheela
  • Sujitha as Sujitha
  • Suresh as Mohan
  • Raghuvaran as Daniel Miranda (terrorist)
  • Senthil as James bond 007
  • Thengai Srinivasan as Zamindar Srinivasan (Geetha's Grandpa)
  • Jai Jagadish as Ranjith (Geetha's Cousin)
  • Crew

  • Director = V. Tamizhalagan
  • Producer = G. Thyagarajan
  • Screen Play = P.L. Suderrajan
  • Editor = K.R. Krishnan
  • Dialog = A. L. Narayanan
  • Story = Sathya movies Department
  • Banner = Sathya Movies
  • lyrics = Illayaraja and Na. Kamarajan
  • Choreography = Sundaram
  • Stunt = Super Subbarayan
  • Reception

    The film received mostly mixed reviews from the critics but due to its promotion and intuitive story line managed to become successful at the box office. Behindwoods reported that this film gave Sathyaraj a strong foothold as a solo hero in Tamil industry. Earlier he was doing supportive and villain roles but with this film, he established himself as a solo hero at the same time continued to shine in villain roles too. Raghuvaran's powerful performance as the villain Daniel Miranda helped the film a lot.

    References

    Mandhira Punnagai (1986 film) Wikipedia
    Mandhira Punnagai (1986 film) IMDb


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