Release dateApril 16, 1993 SongsNenjukkule Innarendru Similar moviesKarthik movies, Music by Ilayaraja, Tamil language movies
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Ponnu Mani (Tamil: பொன்னுமணி) is a 1993 Tamil-language film directed by R. V. Udayakumar, starring Karthik, Soundarya and Sivakumar. It was a commercial success at the box office and received positive recognition. The movie completed a 100-day run in Chennai, Kovai, Madurai and got similar response in other parts of Kongu region. It was the second victory for RV.Udayakumar-Karthik duo.
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Karthik as Ponnumani
Soundarya as Chinthamani
Soundarya and Karthick are sweethearts who spend their childhood together in a village. Soundarya goes off to pursue education but she and Karthick remain devoted to each other. Sivakumar, who dotes on Karthick wants to see them happily married
It is decided that they marry once Soundarya's exams are over. Karthick, who has been waiting all his life for this moment sets off eagerly to receive Soundarya at the station. He is shocked to find her in a mentally unbalanced state.
Later on he learns that Soundarya has been brutually molested by Uday prakash and pregnant. Though overwhelmed with grief, he tries to arrange Soundarya's marriage with the rapist. When the latter shows no remorse for his act, and tries to kill Soundarya, Karthick kills him and is sentenced for 5 years He is reunited with childlike Soundarya and her daughter.
All the characters stand out in their roles. The lighthearted moments are provided by Manorama, Goundamani, Senthil and Vadivelu
The music was composed by Ilaiyaraja and lyrics were written by R. V. Udayakumar. The song "Adiye Vanjikodi" was composed by Karthik Raja
Aathu Mettula - S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki
Aadi Pattam - Mano
Adiye Vanjikodi - Ilaiyaraaja
Anba Sumanthu - S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
Nenjukkule Innarendru - S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki
Nenjukkule (sad) - S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
Sindhu Nathi Seemane - S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
Karthik won a Filmfare Best Actor Award for his role in the film.