This is a hit song from the movie Vidiyum Varai Kaathiru directed by K Bhagyaraj. Bhagyaraj had been one of the most successful Actor/Directors of the 1980s. The initial few movies which he had directed were all of different genres (Family, Comedy, Thriller, etc.). This movie had been the Thriller variety. Later on he had also composed the music for his own movies. But this one from his early days had been composed by Illayaraja.