Remember Vasantha Maaligai. The evergreen romantic hit of thespian SIvaji Ganesan. Released in 1972 September 29, the film featured Sivaji Ganean, Vanisree, Balaji Sukumari and Nagesh in lead roles. Directed by K S Prakash, the movie had music by K V Mahadevan.
The movie was a huge hit and celebrated silver jubilee run all across Tamil Nadu and in Sri lanka it created a record running housefull for over 250 days. Close on the heels of Karnan’s (re-released after digital restoration), plans are now on by Srinivasan of Sai Ganesh Films to re-release Vasantha Maaligai after colour correction, cinemascope and digital restoration, especially too woo younger generation audience.
The movie to be released all over Tamil Nadu on 7 December will be a celebration as All India Sivaji Ganesan Fans Association are taking every step towards it.
Srinivasan had released Gauravam a few years ago to witness bumper opening in many screens.
According to Sai Ganesh Films, “Several films of the veteran actor will follow suit. It would be grand celebrations in the coming months.”
Vasantha Maaligai had hit songs like Oru Kinnathai (T M Soundararajan), Kudimaganey (T M Soundararajan, L R Eswari), Kalaimagal (P Susheela) and Mayakam Enna (T M Soundararajan, P Susheela).