This is a superhit song from the superhit movie Sakala Kalaa Vallavan starring Kamal Hassan, Ambiga and others. This movie is the biggest box office success of Kamal Hassan. The movie ran for an year. this particular song was the favourite of the youngsters of that period. This movie was inspired by an MGR film with a similar storyline. Kamal and Ambiga had starred together in a few hit films of that period. The music was scored by Illayaraja. Since the song starts with a Happy New Year Wish, this song was also a favourite New Year song of that period!