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  • 1996
  • 7.1  (96)

Mettukudi is a 1996 Indian Tamil-language romantic comedy film directed by Sundar.C and produced by K. Muralidharan, V. Swaminathan and G. Venugopal under the banner of Lakshmi Movie Makers. The film stars Karthik, Nagma, and Gemini Ganesan in lead roles, with Goundamani, Senthil, and Kovai Sarala in supporting roles. The film's music was composed by Sirpy, while Raja Rajan handled cinematography.

The film revolves around Saravanan (Karthik), a young man from a wealthy family who falls in love with Meenakshi (Nagma), a nurse working in a hospital. Due to the difference in their social status, Saravanan's family opposes their relationship, but Saravanan and Meenakshi continue to meet secretly. Problems arise when Saravanan's father, a wealthy businessman, decides to get him married to his friend's daughter. As Saravanan is unable to convince his father, he decides to elope with Meenakshi. However, their elopement plans end up in a comical disaster with many twists and turns.

Meanwhile, Saravanan's grandfather (Gemini Ganesan), who has been living in a village, comes to Chennai to meet his grandson. Saravanan's grandfather is a strict disciplinarian who hates love marriages and wants Saravanan to marry the girl chosen by his father. However, he gets to know about Saravanan's love for Meenakshi and decides to help the couple. With the help of his mischievous grandson, Saravanan's grandfather manages to convince everyone and brings a happy ending to the story.

Mettukudi is known for its hilarious comedy, thanks to the performances of Goundamani, Senthil, and Kovai Sarala. Karthik and Nagma have also delivered commendable performances, with Karthik showcasing his acting skills in emotional scenes. The chemistry between Karthik and Nagma has been well-received by the audience. Gemini Ganesan's performance as the strict but lovable grandfather is also noteworthy.

The film's music composed by Sirpy has become popular, especially the song "Ottagathai Kattiko." Raja Rajan's cinematography captures the colors and essence of Chennai and its surroundings, adding more vitality to the film.

In conclusion, Mettukudi is a delightful romantic-comedy that can make you laugh, cry, and fall in love. With a good storyline, excellent performances, and entertaining songs, this is a film that can be watched with family and friends.

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