Nee Varuvai Ena is a 1999 Tamil language film directed by Rajakumaran starring Parthiban and Devayani in lead roles, with Ajith Kumar in a guest appearance. Ramesh Khanna, Vijayakumar and Sathyapriya also play important roles. The film opened in August 1999 to positive reviews and performed well commercially.
Ganesh (Parthiban), is the only son of Mudaliar-Gounder intercaste marriage (Jaiganesh and Sathyapariya), and he loses several prospective brides due to this and spends his time dreaming of marriage. On a bus ride to Chengalpattu to take up a promotion as a bank manager, he gets involved in an accident. The scene shifts to three months later when he finally shows up at Chengalpattu. Nandini (Devayani), lives in the house opposite to his, showers affection on him, giving him coffee, providing him with hot water, etc. Ganesh falls in love with Nandini but when he visits her family with his parents to talk about marriage, she rejects him.
Nandini reveals the real reason behind her attachment to Ganesh. She tells him about her ill-fated love affair with army officer Subramani (Ajith). Subramani and Nandini’s wedding was planned and on the day before the wedding, Subramani meets with an accident and passes away. Coincidentally this was the same bus accident in which Ganesh was also travelling. Ganesh lost his vision in the accident and Subramani’s eyes has been donated to Ganesh which made her to fall in love with his eyes. Eager to send him on his way, Nandini sends a letter in Ganesh’s name to Ganesh’s home, accepting the latest girl they picked for him and Ganesh returns home to find arrangements for his wedding in full swing. Coincidentally, the girl turns out to be someone (Suvalakshmi) he had dreamed of marrying during his pre-Nandini days. But Ganesh cancels the wedding plans and returns to Chengalpet. In the end it is shown that Ganesh and Nandini remain as good friends without getting married.
Directed by Rajakumaran
Produced by R. B. Choudary
Written by Rajakumaaran
Starring Parthiban, Ajith Kumar, Devayani
Music by S. A. Rajkumar
Edited by V. Jaishankar
Production Super Good Films
Distributed by Super Good Films
Release date 15 August 1999
Running time 159 mins