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Ninaithale Inikkum (1979 film)

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Director  K. Balachander
Sequel  Moondram Pirai
Language  Tamil
7/10 IMDb

Genre  Musical, Romance
Music director  M. S. Viswanathan
Country  India
Ninaithale Inikkum (1979 film) movie poster

Release date  14 April 1979 (1979-04-14)
Cast  Kamal Haasan (Chandru), Jayaprada (Sona), Rajnikanth (Deepak), Geetha (Receptionist)
Similar movies  Related K Balachander movies

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Ninaithale Inikkum (English: Sweet Memories) is a 1979 Indian Tamil-language comedy-drama film directed by K. Balachander starring Kamal Hassan, Rajinikanth, Jayaprada, Geetha and Nakul. The story was written by Sujatha Rangarajan. The film was also simultaneously shot in Telugu as Andamaina Anubhavam. A large part of the film was shot in Singapore.


Ninaithale Inikkum (1979 film) movie scenes

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Ninaithale Inikkum (1979 film) movie scenes

The film follows lead chandru (Kamal Hassan) who plays a singer and his band on a tour to Singapore. Over there Chandru meets his love interest Sona (Jayaprada), only to find that she is terminally ill.


Ninaithale Inikkum (1979 film) movie scenes

  • Kamal Hassan as Chandru
  • Rajinikanth as Deepak
  • Jayaprada as Sona
  • Geetha as the receptionist
  • S. K. Misro as Kamalakar Rao
  • Rajappa as Vichu
  • Srinivas
  • Jayasudha as Kamini (Guest appearance)
  • Sarath Babu (Guest appearance)
  • Narayana Rao (Guest appearance)
  • S. Ve. Shekher (Guest appearance)
  • Production

    Ninaithale Inikkum (1979 film) movie scenes

    Many of K. Balachander's students like Jayasudha, Sarath Babu, Geetha and Narayana Rao appear in cameo for their mentor. This was the debut film for actor S. V. Shekhar. Jayasudha's sister Subhashini also appears. The band in the movie and the music were inspired by the Beatles.

    Ninaithale Inikkum (1979 film) movie scenes

    The film was entirely shot in Singapore. The scene where Rajinikanth is challenged to flip his cigarette 10 times or lose a finger is based on Roald Dahl's Man from the South.


    Ninaithale Inikkum (1979 film) movie scenes

    The soundtrack was composed by M. S. Viswanathan while the lyrics were written by Kannadasan. The song "Engeyum Eppothum" was one of the famous songs from the film. The song was remixed by Yogi B in Pollathavan (2007). The song "Sambo Siva Sambo" was remixed by Vijay Antony as "Avala Nambithan" for Salim (2014). Sudha Raghunathan noted that "Ninaithale Inikkum just rocked the scene with MSV Sir bringing out his innovative streaks."

    Ninaithale Inikkum (1979 film) movie scenes
    1. Namma Ooru Singari - S. P. Balasubramaniam
    2. Sayonara Vesham Kalainthathu - S. P. Balasubramaniam
    3. Nizhal Kandavan — S. P. Balasubramaniam
    4. Ninaiththaale Inikkum — S. P. Balasubramaniam, S. Janaki
    5. Vaaniley medai amaithu — S. P. Balasubramaniam
    6. Aananda Thaandavamo - L. R. Eswari
    7. Barathi Kannamma — S. P. Balasubramaniam, Vani Jayaram
    8. Inimai Nirainda Ulagam — S. P. Balasubramaniam, L. R. Eswari
    9. Kaaththirunthen — S. P. Balasubramaniam
    10. Sambo Sivasambo - M. S. Viswanathan
    11. Thattiketka Aalillai — S. P. Balasubramaniam
    12. Yaathum Oore — S. P. Balasubramaniam, P. Susheela
    13. Engeyum Eppothum — S. P. Balasubramaniam


    Films like Bharathi Kannamma (1997), Engeyum Eppodhum (2011) were named after the film's songs. In 2009, another film called Ninaithale Inikkum, starring Prithviraj Sukumaran, Sakthi Vasu and Priyamani was released. G. N. R. Kumaravelan who directed the film, stated that the title was "right for my film on students and the college scenario".

    Abaswaram Ramji conducted a stage show called Ninaithale Inikkum in 2006. A stage play called "Sambo Siva sambo" named after the film's song was conducted by Theatre of Maham. M. S. Viswanathan composed the background music for the play.


    A digitally restored version of the film was released on 4 October 2013, but received a lukewarm response at the box office.


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