Andha Oru Nimidam

Andha Oru Nimidam
Directed by Major Sundarrajan
Produced by Pala. Karuppiah,
S. Sampath
Written by Major Sundarrajan,
K. Dinakar (dialogues)
Starring Kamal Haasan
Music by Ilaiyaraaja
Cinematography T. S. Vinayagam
Edited by R. Devarajan
Geethakamalam Movies
Release dates
31 May 1985
Country India
Language Tamil

Andha Oru Nimidam (English: That One Minute) is a 1985 Tamil-language drama film directed and written by Major Sundarrajan. The film features Kamal Haasan and Urvashi in the lead roles while Jayamalini, Thengai Srinivasan and Pandari Bai play supporting roles. The film opened in May 1985 to an average response.[1] The film was later dubbed in Hindi language as Mahaan.


Kumar (Kamal Haasan), is a lawyer by profession and also actively involved in social work. He falls in love with Vasanthi (Urvashi), a village girl and her grandfather (Srinivaasan) works as house keeper/car driver in Raj Shekhar's (Major Sunderrajan's) house. One day Raj Shekhar murders his friend/partner Madan and cunningly puts the blame on the grandfather who is arrested and put behind bars. He manages to escape from prison one night to kill Raj Shekhar, but is murdered by Raj Shekhar in front of Kumar and Vsasanthi instead. Kumar tries his best to prove in court that Raj Shekar is guilty but loses the case as there is no proper proof of Raj Shekar's guilt. Kumar, with the help of Vasanthi start investigating and gathering evidence of the murders of Madan and the grandfather. Kumar's family and his lady love, Vasanthi, are put in danger as he tries to prove Raj Shaekar's guilt. How does Kumar catch the culprit Raj Shekhar? What happenes to the love of Kamal and Vasanthi? The climax reveals all these answers.



The film opened in May 1985 to average reviews and performed average at the box office.[2] Kamal Haasan went on to work with Urvashi again in the 1990 Crazy Mohan-written comedy film Michael Madana Kama Rajan.


Andha Oru Nimidam
Soundtrack album by Ilaiyaraaja
Released 1985
Genre Feature film soundtrack

The music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja and lyrics were written by Vairamuthu, Gangai Amaran and N. Kamarajan.

No. TitleSinger(s) Length
1. "Alaigalil Midhakkudhu"  S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki  
2. "Pachondiyyeh Kelada"  S. P. Balasubrahmanyam  
3. "Kaathiruppadhu Pathiruppadhu"  S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Malaysia Vasudevan  
4. "Siriya Paravai"  S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki  
5. "Thevai Indha Paavai"  S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. P. Sailaja  
6. "Nalla Neram Neram"  S. Janaki  


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