Vaaranam Aayiram (U)
14/Nov/2008 Family, Romance 2HR 48MIN

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Surya show!

Vaaranam Aayiram is an out and out Surya show. Simran comes a close second with her puffed eyes and refined articulation of emotions announcing that she is ageing gracefully. Harris’ music complements Thamarai's lyrics with almost all songs, albeit termed as interruptions, hummable. The three hour l...(more)

Source: Editorial Board,


Its Surya all the way

Vaaranam Aayiram (A thousand Elephants), directed by Gautam Vasudev Menon is almost a love-story with Surya, and no one but Surya at its epicenter. Harris Jeyaraj's songs have already become chart-busters; his background score gels well with the movie. At three hours, this one is too long -- a healt...(more)

Source: Pavithra Srinivasan,


Only for niche audiences

The film is clearly meant for niche audiences, and not for mass viewing. Technically the film is state of art. The female star cast is simply too good. The film demands great patience to sit through and is an overdose of emotions. If the film holds on, it is because of its music and superb performa...(more)

Source: MovieBuzz,


Memoirs of a heart with abounding memories

Suriya the actor rocks throughout. The variety of emotions he has portrayed is very good and a strong mention has to be made about his good looks and charm. Harris Jayaraj has rendered a beautiful set of songs with this film. One gets the feeling Gautham could have used all of Suriya's efforts with ...(more)

Source: Editorial Board,


An ode to dad dearest

Halfway through the film, the screenplay flounders without focus and unwarranted interpolations mar the momentum. Harris Jeyaraj has come out with some scintillating pieces, though the heard-before feel is a recurring feature. The same combo came together for ‘Kaakha Kaakha’ and signed off with a ...(more)

Source: Malathi Rangarajan, The Hindu


Watch it - be moved , be inspired and be touched

Beautifully told and intricately woven, Vaaranam Aayiram is a tale on the backbone of realism and beautiful music. Vaaranam Aayiram impresses visually, in terms of color and environment. The actors are simply superb. One just cannot pick a better actor than another because they are in their element ...(more)

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Good film ...Good songs ....Good romance .....Good effort by actor....... (more)

Music Tracks

No. Song Title Lyric Writer Performer(s) Listen here
1 “"Adiye Kolluthe"” Thamarai Benny Dayal, Krish and Shruti Haasan
2 “Nenjukkul Peidhidum” Thamarai Hariharan, Krish, Devan and Prasanna
3 “Yethi Yethi Yeththi"” Thamarai Benny Dayal, Naresh Iyer and Solar Sai
4 “"Mundhinam Parthene"” Thamarai Naresh Iyer, Prashanthini and Suriya
5 “"Oh Shanthi Shanthi"” Thamarai Clinton Cerejo and S. P. B. Charan
6 “"Ava Enna"” Thamarai Karthik and Prasanna
7 “"Annal Mele Panithuli"” Thamarai Sudha Raghunathan