This is the story of Priya (Kajol) and her life. She is friendly, outspoken, sensitive, yet precocious and apt to get into trouble, and is brought up by her dad, Amal Raj (Girish Karnad). ... See full summary »

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Thomas
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Deva (as Prabhu Deva)
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Priya
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Guru (as Nasser)
V.K. Ramasamy
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This is the story of Priya (Kajol) and her life. She is friendly, outspoken, sensitive, yet precocious and apt to get into trouble, and is brought up by her dad, Amal Raj (Girish Karnad). In her senior school days, she has an admirer by the name of Thomas (Arvind Swamy). She starts to like Thomas as well. The only problem is that her dad does not like Thomas' dad. How will Priya be able to convince her dad to change his mind? Why does Amal Raj dislike Thomas' dad? Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Vikram and Revathi has lent their voices for Prabhudeva and Kajol respectively. See more »

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References An American in Paris (1951) See more »

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Awara Bhavre
Sung by Hema Sardesai & Malaysia Vasudevan
Music composed by A.R. Rahman
Lyrics by Javed Akhtar
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Tamil Cinema At Its Best
18 March 2010 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Minsara Kanavu is one of my all time favourite movie. I haven't watched such a colorful Tamil film as Minsara Kanavu.The movie can be described as one of the best musical ever released in the history of Indian Cinema.The soundtrack of the film by A R Rahman is outstanding. After watching this movie one feels that Kajol should have done more tamil films. She is picture perfect & delivers a brilliant performance.Arvind Swamy is amazing in one of his best roles ever. Choreographhy by Prabhu Deva is mesmerizing so is the cinematography by Venu. Each and every song of this film is a visual spectacle."Vennilave Vennilave" and "Oooh Lala la" truly stand out.In all ways a gem of a film from Rajiv Menon.


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