Naan Vazha Vaippen (1979)

 ●  Tamil ● 2 hrs 25 mins

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Touching and thrilling, this offbeat mystery thriller revolves around the life of a travel agent, Ravi (Sivaji) who lives happily with his widowed mother, sister who is a wheelchair user and younger brother. Out of the blue, he is faced with the shocking news that he suffers from a terminal brain tumor, and has only 6 months to live. In a last-ditch effort to provide for his family, he accepts responsibility for a murder that he has not committed, in order to collect the ransom money of Rs. 500,000. He leaves a trail for the police to follow and he is convicted. While in prison he gets an attack and the jail authorities take him to the hospital where he undergoes a successful operation. Now, he is a confessed criminal for abduction, ransom and murder, which he planted upon himself. In order to save himself from the death penalty, he has no other option but to escape from the hospital in search of the real murderer. Who will he be able to reveal the true identity of the criminal before it is too late?

Cast: KR Vijaya, Sivaji Ganesan

Crew: Dasari Yoganand (Director), Ilaiyaraaja (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Drama, Family, Mystery, Thriller

Release Dates: 10 Aug 1979 (India)

Tamil Name: நான் வாழ வைப்பேன்

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Did you know? It was also remade into the Telugu under the title Raja (1976). Read More
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Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
Tamil
Colour Info:
Color
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
No
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Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Kannadasan
Playback Singer: TM Soundararajan
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Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Kannadasan
Playback Singer: KJ Yesudas
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Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Kannadasan
Playback Singer: SP Balasubramaniam
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Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Kannadasan
Playback Singer: SP Balasubramaniam, P Susheela
Trivia:
A young Rajinikanth made a cameo appearance in this movie.

This movie was a remake of the Hindi film Majboor (1974), starring Amitabh Bachchan, which itself was a remake of an American film titled Zig Zag (1970).

It was also remade into the Telugu under the title Raja (1976).
Movie Connection(s):
Remake of: Majboor (Hindi)