This is a hit song from the movie Salangai Oli featuring Kamal Hassan, Jayapradha, Sarath Babu and others. The movie was originally made in Telugu and dubbed in Tamil. All the songs of the movie had been a big hit. The music for the movie had been composed by Illayaraja. This particular song features S P Shailaja sister of SPB. This song was sung by S Janaki. S P Shailaja who is also a singer though had sung another song in this movie.