Chinnavar is a 1992 Tamil language drama film directed by Gangai Amaran. The film features Prabhu, Chandrasekhar and Kasthuri in lead roles. The film was released on 24 April 1992.
The film score and the soundtrack were composed by film composer Ilaiyaraaja. The soundtrack, released in 1992, features 7 tracks with lyrics written by, the director himself, Gangai Amaran.
Muthu (Prabhu) and Veerasamy (Chandrasekhar) are fishermen and they fish together in the same boat. Muthu lives with his mother (S. N. Lakshmi). Veerasamy loves to drink a lot of alcohol and he has a sister, Meena (Kasthuri) who is in love with Muthu. Muthu decides to marry his carefree friend Veerasamy to Ponni (Chithra). In a financial trouble, Veerasamy joins Kumar’s boat, Kumar (Radha Ravi) is a rich fishermen union leader. Veerasamy realises that Meena is in love with Muthu and he promises to Muthu his sister’s hand. Meanwhile, Kumar asks Veerasamy to marry Meena, compelled by his wife, Veerasamy accepts. Hopeless, Meena tied to herself a Thaali. She then says to Veerasamy that Muthu marries her and Muthu confirms to save her honour. Veerasamy gets angry but when Muthu says the truth, he apologises to him. Kumar beats Muthu’s mother and kidnaps Meena, he arranges a forced marriage between him and Meena. Muthu saves her and he finally marries her with his best friend’s blessing.
Directed by Gangai Amaran
Produced by C. H. Venu
Written by Gangai Amaran
Starring Prabhu, Chandrasekhar, Kasthuri, Chithra, Radha Ravi, Goundamani, Senthil, Kovai Sarala, S. N. Lakshmi
Music by Ilaiyaraja
Cinematography A. Sabapathy
Edited by V. T. Vijayan & B. Lenin
Distributed by Indrani Movies
Release date 24 April 1992
Running time 135 minutes