The Greatest Actor Ever in a Different Role. The First Tamil Movie to have been Filmed in Europe!

This is a hit song from the movie "Sivantha Mann", starring Sivaji, Kanchana, Nagesh, Nambiar, Ranga Rao and others. The movie was directed by Sridhar and had not done very well at the box office. The songs were a hit, in particular this one. The songs are bound to be hits when you have a combination of the likes of MSV, TMS, P Susheela, Kannadasan and Sivaji. Kanchana was introduced by Sridhar in the earlier block buster of his "Kaadhalikka Naeramillai". According to C. V. Sridhar's autobiography, Sivantha Mann had evolved from Andru Sinthiya Rattam, a script originally written for MGR. It was the first Tamil film to be shot extensively in foreign locations – a "great novelty in those days". Filming took place largely in Europe in countries like Switzerland, France, Italy, Germany and the Alps. The rest of the film was shot back in India. A set that included and entire river had been created at Vauhini Studios for shooting some of the main sections of the movie. Before filming began it gave way, leading to the entire studio being flooded. An unfazed Sridhar decided to have the riverbed rebuilt with concrete. After the film's release, many subsequent Tamil and Telugu films were inspired to be shot in France. The story was an off-beat one and was not received very well by the audience. This particular song was shot in Europe, a rarity in those days. Enjoy the song!

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