Idhaya Veenai (Eng: The Heart’s Veena) is a 1972 Indian Tamil-language film directed by R. Krishnan and S. Panju, starring M. G. Ramachandran in the lead role Lakshmi, Manjula, Sivakumar, M. N. Nambiar, M. G. Chakrapani and among others.
Somewhere in Chennai, several years previously…Young Soundharam (MGR) was pushed away from the home by Sivaraman (M. G. Chakrapani), his father, a severe lawyer. Sivaraman denies his son. Soundharam makes the promise to his father, that one day, he will beg him to recognize him.
He lives at the moment in the Kashmir as tourist guide. When he finds Nalini (Lakshmi), his younger sister, in the middle of a group of students, Soundharam decides to go back home, to make ample knowledge with her and help it.
But at the beginning, he incurs only troubles, in particular, with Kirymani (Sivakumar), the lover of Nalini and Annamalai (M. N. Nambiar), a man with double face.
Directed by Krishnan–Panju
Produced by S. Maniyan & Vidwan V.Lakshmanan
Written by Swornam
Starring M. G. Ramachandran, Manjula, Lakshmi, Sivakumar, M. N. Nambiar
Music by Shankar-Ganesh
Edited by M. Umanath
Production Udhayam Productions
Distributed by Udhayam Productions
Release date 20 October 1972
Running time 146 minutes