Jappanil Kalyanaraman (1985)

 ●  Tamil ● 2 hrs 25 mins

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Laden with laughs, this action oriented crime thriller follows the trials and triumphs in the life of Raman (Kamal Haasan), a talented investigative journalist. Just as he's about to expose a smuggling and black money racket, which involves the high-profile (Major Sunderarajan) and his son Narendran (Sathyaraj), and go public, the magazine is bought by Narendran overnight. When Raman reveals his intention to start his own magazine, he is beaten up by Narendran's men. After surviving miraculously, Raman, his son Arun (Master Tinku), and the spirit of the now-dead Kalyanaraman (also played by Kamal Haasan), travel to Japan to buy printing equipment and to show Arun around. Raman meets Radha (Radha) who is a waitress in a restaurant and they gradually fall in love, with the efforts of Kalyanaraman and Arun. Meanwhile, Narendran also travels to Japan to get rid of Raman before he arrives back in India. Can Raman escape from the clutches of Narendran's thugs and bring him to justice?

Cast: Kamal Haasan, Radha Rajasekaran Nair

Crew: SP Muthuraman (Director), TS Vinayagam (Director of Photography), Ilaiyaraaja (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance

Release Dates: 14 Nov 1985 (India)

Tamil Name: ஜப்பானில் கல்யாணராமன்

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Did you know? This film was regarded as a visual treat due to the extensive coverage of Japan, as well as the fair held there called Expo '85, which attracted children. Read More
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as Raman
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as Mayilsamy
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as Narendran
as Arun
as Samikannu

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Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
Tamil
Colour Info:
Color
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
No
Tracklist
01 
05:30
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Vaali
Playback Singer: M Ramesh, S Janaki
02 
04:21
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Vaali
Playback Singer: Kamal Haasan
03 
06:03
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Vaali
Playback Singer: S Janaki
04 
04:22
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Vairamuthu
Playback Singer: Ilaiyaraaja
05 
04:30
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Vaali
Playback Singer: SP Balasubramaniam
06 
04:25
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Vairamuthu
Playback Singer: SP Balasubramaniam
07 
02:42
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Trivia:
This film was regarded as a visual treat due to the extensive coverage of Japan, as well as the fair held there called Expo '85, which attracted children.

This movie was the first sequel in the history of Tamil cinema, and evoked tremendous hype, after the phenomenal success of the original Kalyanaraman (1979). However, received mixed response and had an average run at the box office.
Movie Connection(s):
Follows: Kalyanaraman (Tamil)