Mann Vasanai

For the Tamil soap opera, see Mann Vasanai (TV series).
Mann Vasanai

Official DVD Box Cover
Directed by P. Bharathiraja
Produced by Chithra Lakshmanan
Written by Panchu Arunachalam
Screenplay by P. Bharathiraja
Story by P. Kalaimani
Starring Pandiyan
Vinu Chakravarthy
Anitha Badan
Music by Ilaiyaraaja[1]
Cinematography B. Kannan
Edited by V. Rajagopal
Gayathri films
Distributed by Gayathri films
Release dates
29 July 1983
Country India
Language Tamil

Mann Vasanai (Tamil: மண்வாசனை) is a 1983 Indian Tamil language film starring debutants Pandiyan and Revathi in the lead roles. Vinu Chakravarthy, Ganthimathi, and Y. Vijaya play other supporting roles. It was remade as Mangammagari Manavadu in 1984 directed by Kodi Ramakrishna in Telugu language.[2] It is also highly successful.


Movie produced by Chithra Raamu and Chithra Lakshmanan under the banner of Gayathri Films with a huge success.

Love, village feud and circumstances lead a young man to abandon his village and lover and head to the armed forces. Upon his return, his lover realizes that things are never going to be the same again.



Pandiyan was selling bangles in Madurai, India when he was spotted by director Bharathiraja who offered him the lead role in the film. Asha Kutty was spotted by notable Bharathiraja, who was searching for a new heroine for his next film, and went on to play the heroine of the film. She was given the screen name Revathi.[3][4]


The music composed by Ilaiyaraaja.[5]

Song Singers Lyrics Duration (mm:ss)
Adi Kukkamma Malaysia Vasudevan, B. S. Sasirekha Panju Arunchalam 4:23
Anantha Thenn Malaysia Vasudevan, S. Janaki 4:28
Arisi Kuthum Malaysia Vasudevan, S. P. Sailaja M. G. Vallabhan 4:34
Indha Bhoomi Ilaiyaraaja Gangai Amaran 2:30
Mookarai Mokkamma Malaysia Vasudevan, B. S. Sasirekha 4:24
Poththi Vachcha (Duet) S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki Vairamuthu 4:29
PothiVacha (Lady) S. Janaki Vairamuthu 4:29
Pothi Vacha (Sad) S. Janaki Vairamuthu 4:33
Vangadi Vangadi Malaysia Vasudevan 4:35


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