Minsara Kanavu

Minsara Kanavu Electrifying Dreams is a 1997 Tamil romance film written and directed by Rajiv Menon. The film features Arvind Swamy, Prabhu Deva and Kajol in the lead roles, with Girish Karnad, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, V. K. Ramasamy and Nassar in other pivotal roles. The soundtrack and background score for the film was composed by A. R. Rahman, while the cinematography was handled by Venu and Ravi K. Chandran. The film was shot in Lawrence School, Lovedale Ooty, St. Andrews Church and Apollo Hospitals in Chennai. The film garnered four National Film Awards, three Tamil Nadu State Film Awards and a Filmfare Award South.

Thomas Thanga Durai Arvind Swamy, a polite, well mannered NRI business man, returns to India from America to look after his fathers James Thanga Durais S. P. Balasubrahmanyam business. Thanga Durai is a former associate in Amal Rajs business, and now establishes his own business empire in the same vicinity, opposite to Amal Rajs factory. He boasts of his sons achievements. However, Amal Raj dislikes Thanga Durais ill mannered, clumsy and bizarre antics though Thomas and Priya have known each other in their childhood.Thomas, happens to meet Priya at her school when he goes to a womans hostel to see his aunt, mother superior Arundhati Nag a nun in that school church. Thomas takes Priyas help in surprising his aunt with a gift on her birthday. In the process, Thomas falls in love with priya but is unable to confess his love for her. Priya has been brought up in a convent school and wants to become a nun, much to the horror of Thomas and Priyas father. Mean while, Amal Raj tries to pull Priya into wedlock through setting up match making with some suitors like Jaipal Prakash Raj, David Ranvir Shah etc., but he fails to fix an alliance for his daughter. In the midst of this, Thomass friend Shiva takes him to hairstylist Deva Prabhu Deva who is notorious at changing womens minds. Deva befriends Priya to change her mind about being a nun. ........

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