This is a hit song from the movie Duet starring Prabhu, Ramesh Aravind, Meenakshi Seshadhri and others. The movie had been directed by K Balachander and the music had been composed by A R Rahman. Balachander had for a long period in his directorial career had worked only with MSV and Kannadhasan. When he changed from MSV to Illayaraja there was a lot written about it in the media. But Balachander has always been some one who adapts himself to the changing times. This movie saw him working with A R Rahman. The movie had been an average kind of success at the box office but the songs had all been huge hits.