Tuesday, August 07, 2007

Movies - Karuthamma (1994) | Cast,Crew,Awards

Karuthamma | Tamil
Last Updated : 07-01-2010
Category : Movies > Tamil
Year : 1994

Karuthamma – Movie Details
a Tamil feature film directed by Bharathiraja. The film's score and soundtrack are composed by A. R. Rahman.The soundtrack proved popular upon release. A. R. Rahman demonstrated his skills in composing for smaller budget films, reflecting themes of rural life, equally effectively. Songs inspired by native folk, and ballads, such as both versions of the song "Porale Ponnuthayi", as well as dance-inspired compositions like "Thenmerku Paruva Kattu" featured. The music was released to acclaim. Cast : Raj, Maheshwari, Rajshree
The film looks at female foeticide and the hatred that surrounds the birth of a female child. A father blames his miseries on the birth of his daughters. Set in a rural village, Karuththamma was released to critical acclaim.
Karuthamma – Awards
The film has won the following awards since its release:
  • 1995 National Film Awards (India): * Won -
  • Silver Lotus Award - Best Female Playback Singer - Swarnalatha * Won -
  • Silver Lotus Award - Best Lyricist - Vairamuthu * Won -
  • Silver Lotus Award - Best Regional Film (Tamil) - Karuththamma - Bharathiraja

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