Watch Mella Thiranthathu Kadhavu
- 2 hr 22 min
Mella Thiranthathu Kadhavu is a Tamil language romantic drama film released in the year 1986. The film was directed by R. Sundarrajan and produced by K. Gopinathan. The film features Amala Akkineni, Gundu Kalyanam, and Mohan in lead roles. The movie revolves around the story of Uma (Amala Akkineni), a lively and ambitious young women who lives with her grandmother in a small town. Uma is a college student who dreams of becoming a doctor. She is a free-spirited girl and enjoys life to the fullest. Uma's life takes a turn when she falls in love with Ravi (Mohan), a wealthy young man who is already engaged to another girl. Despite knowing that Ravi is engaged, Uma cannot stop herself from falling in love with him. She decides to express her feelings to him and Ravi who is also smitten by her beauty and charm, reciprocates. However, things take a turn for the worse when Ravi's fiancÃ©e's father confronts Uma and warns her to stay away from Ravi. Uma feels guilty and decides to end her relationship with Ravi. Ravi, who is unable to forget her, tries to convince her to give their relationship another chance. Meanwhile, Uma's grandmother falls ill, and she is forced to return to her hometown. While there, she meets a kind-hearted man named Jeeva (Gundu Kalyanam) who helps her take care of her grandmother. Jeeva, who has been in love with Uma since childhood, decides to propose to her. Uma is confused about her feelings towards Jeeva and Ravi. She is torn between choosing the man who is persistent in his love for her (Jeeva) or the man who had made her fall in love with him (Ravi). Will Uma choose Jeeva or Ravi? That forms the remaining part of the movie. The film's plot and narrative style drew appreciation from both viewers and critics alike. The film's portrayal of the cultural differences between urban and rural India, especially in terms of the attitudes towards marriage, was highly praised. The performances of Amala, Mohan, and Gundu Kalyanam were highly praised, and their chemistry onscreen was complemented with each other. The music of Mella Thiranthathu Kadhavu also gained immense popularity during its time. The songs were composed by Ilaiyaraaja, and the lyrics were written by Vaali. The iconic song "Nalam Vaazha Ennalum En Vaazhthukkal" is still popular among music lovers. Overall, Mella Thiranthathu Kadhavu is a beautiful love story that explores the complexities of relationships and the challenges of choosing between love and duty. The movie is an emotional rollercoaster and is worth a watch even today.