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Vennira Aadai
Vennira Aadai
(English: White Dress) is a 1965 Tamil-language romance film directed by C. V. Sridhar. The film features Jayalalithaa, Sreekanth, Nirmala and Major Sundarrajan
Major Sundarrajan
in lead roles. The film, produced by Chithralaya Pictures had musical score by Viswanathan–Ramamoorthy.[1]

Contents

1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Crew 4 Production 5 Soundtrack 6 Reception 7 References 8 External links

Plot[edit] Sreekanth is a famous psychiatrist and has earned much praise from his mentor and people in the town. He is in love with Venniradai Nirmala. One day he is assigned a task to cure a mentally unstable women (Jayalalitha) who lives in Kodaikanal. Srikanth informs about this to his lover and request her to wait for him until he finishes this case. Srikanth promises he will return for her and sets out to Kodaikanal. On arriving, he is welcomed by Jayalalaitha's parents who are very much distressed with their daughter's condition. Srikanth questions them about her past but they conceal initially as it might have a severe consequence on her future. Upon reiteration that knowing her past will be very useful for him to cure her, Jayalalitha parents reveal her awful past. Jayalalitha at a very young age got married and within hours, the couple meet with an accident and her spouse dies. Due to the aftermath of the accident and upon learning her husband's death, Jayalalitha loses her mental stability. As days pass by, Srikanth cures her for good. Her parents are happy on learning that Jayalalitha has completely forgotten her past to begin a new life. Jayalalitha begins to fall in love with Srikanth but is reluctant to profess her love to him, instead she tells her parents. Srikanth upon learning this fears that she might go back to her old condition if she learns that a girl is awaiting him. Srikanth having no courage, informs about this to Jayalalitha's parents. Srikanth marries Venniradai Nirmala and Jayalalitha on the other hand tells she indeed remembers her past and wears a white saree (tradition where a widow wears a white saree) and convinces herself of her destiny. Cast[edit]

Jayalalithaa
Jayalalithaa
as Shobha (a) Sowbagyavathi Sreekanth as Chandru (Doctor) Vennira Aadai Nirmala as Geetha (Chandru's lover) Venniradai Moorthy as Moorthy (Geetha's nephew) Major Sundarrajan Asha as Asha Kumari Rukmini

Crew[edit]

Director: C. V. Sridhar Producer: C. V. Sridhar Production Company: Chithralaya Pictures Music: Viswanathan–Ramamoorthy Lyrics: Kannadasan Story: C. V. Sridhar Screenplay: C. V. Sridhar Dialogues: C. V. Sridhar
C. V. Sridhar
& Chitralaya Gopu Cinematography: G. Balakrishna Editing: N. M. Shankar Art Direction: Ganga Choreography: Thangappan Audiography: T. S. Rangasamy

Production[edit] Vennira Aadai
Vennira Aadai
marked the debut of Jayalalithaa
Jayalalithaa
in Tamil cinema.[2] Soundtrack[edit] The music composed by Viswanathan–Ramamoorthy.[3] "Neeraadum Kangal" was not included in the film.

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)

1 Alli Panthal L. R. Eswari, Raju Kannadasan 03:13

2 Ammamma P. Susheela 03:23

3 Chithirame P. B. Sreenivas, S.Janaki 03:34

4 Enna Enna Vaarthaigalo P. Susheela 03:44

5 Kannan Ennum P. Susheela 03:25

6 Nee Enbathenna L. R. Eswari 05:03

7 Neeraadum Kangal P. Susheela 03:14

8 Neethi Ithuthana P. B. Sreenivas 02:55

9 Oruvan kadhalan P. B. Sreenivas, P.Susheela 02:55

Reception[edit] Vennira Aadai
Vennira Aadai
was released in 1965. It received an "A" (adults only) certificate from the CBFC due to one song sequence featuring Jayalalithaa
Jayalalithaa
bathing in a waterfall while wearing a sleeveless blouse. Despite this, it was a huge commercial success, running for 100 days in theatres.[4] References[edit]

^ "Vennira Aadai". spicyonion. Retrieved 2015-04-24.  ^ "1960 - 1992: Jayalalithaa's journey as a movie star". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2017-07-19.  ^ " Vennira Aadai
Vennira Aadai
Songs". raaga. Retrieved 2015-04-24.  ^ " Jayalalithaa
Jayalalithaa
acted in A-rated film Vennira Aadai, but was forced to skip watching it". The Financial Express. 2016-12-08. Retrieved 2017-07-19. 

External links[edit]

Vennira Aadai
Vennira Aadai
on IMDb

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C. V. Sridhar

1950s

Kalyana Parisu
Kalyana Parisu
(1959)

1960s

Vidivelli
Vidivelli
(1960) Pelli Kanuka (1960) Meenda Sorgam
Meenda Sorgam
(1960) Then Nilavu
Then Nilavu
(1961) Nazrana (1961) Sumaithaangi
Sumaithaangi
(1962) Policekaran Magal (1962) Nenjil Or Aalayam
Nenjil Or Aalayam
(1962) Nenjam Marappathillai
Nenjam Marappathillai
(1963) Dil Ek Mandir
Dil Ek Mandir
(1963) Kalai Kovil
Kalai Kovil
(1964) Kadhalikka Neramillai
Kadhalikka Neramillai
(1964) Vennira Aadai
Vennira Aadai
(1965) Pyar Kiye Jaa
Pyar Kiye Jaa
(1966) Manase Mandiram
Manase Mandiram
(1966) Kodimalar
Kodimalar
(1966) Nenjirukkum Varai (1967) Nai Roshni (1967) Ooty Varai Uravu
Ooty Varai Uravu
(1967) Saathi
Saathi
(1968) Sivandha Mann
Sivandha Mann
(1969)

1970s

Uttharavindri Ulle Vaa
Uttharavindri Ulle Vaa
(1970) Dharti
Dharti
(1970) Duniya Kya Jane (1971) Avalukendru Oru Manam
Avalukendru Oru Manam
(1971) Alaigal (1973) Gehri Chaal
Gehri Chaal
(1973) Urimaikural
Urimaikural
(1974) Vaira Nenjam
Vaira Nenjam
(1975) Ninagai Nanu (1975) Lakshmi Nirdoshi (1975) Jagruthi (1975) Oh Manju (1976) Seeta Geeta Datithe (1977) Meenava Nanban
Meenava Nanban
(1977) Ilamai Oonjal Aadukirathu
Ilamai Oonjal Aadukirathu
(1978) Vayasu Pilichindi
Vayasu Pilichindi
(1978) Urvashi Nive Naa Preyasi (1979) Azhage Unnai Aarathikkiren
Azhage Unnai Aarathikkiren
(1979)

1980s

Sundarime Varuga Varuga (1980) Hare Krishna Hello Radha (1980) Mohana Punnagai
Mohana Punnagai
(1981) Ninaivellam Nithya
Ninaivellam Nithya
(1982) Dil-e-Nadaan
Dil-e-Nadaan
(1982) Thudikkum Karangal (1983) Oru Odai Nadhiyagirathu
Oru Odai Nadhiyagirathu
(1983) Prema Sangamam (1984) Alaya Deepam (1984) Unnaithedi Varuven (1984) Thendrale Ennai Thodu
Thendrale Ennai Thodu
(1985) Yaaro Ezhuthiya Kavithai (1986) Naanum Oru Thozhilali
Naanum Oru Thozhilali
(1986) Kulirkaala Megangal (1986) Iniya Uravu Poothathu (1987) Premayanam (1988)

1990s

Thanthu V

.