Raja (2002 film)

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Directed by Ezhil
Produced by Thiruvenkatam
Written by Ezhil
Music by S. A. Rajkumar
Cinematography K. Aravind
Edited by Suresh Urs
Serene Movie Makers.[1]
Release date
  • 5 July 2002 (2002-07-05)
Country India
Language Tamil

Raja is a 2002 Tamil Action film directed by Ezhil which stars Ajith Kumar, Jyothika, Priyanka Trivedi, Mantra and Sonu Sood in the lead roles. The film was dubbed into Telugu as Nuvvu Naaku Kavali[2].


Ajith is paranoid about getting married. Jyothika arrives at his place and begins to compel him to get married to her. The reason: Ajith was pouring his love out to someone else thinking that she was Jyothika.

Under the cover of darkness Jyothika confesses her love for Ajith. Thinking that it was Priyanka Trivedi who was speaking to him, Ajith begins to love her. Suddenly, a villain pops out of nowhere and causes the death of Priyanka. Then, finally, after dilly dallying for a very long time, the story ends with the coming together of the lead pair of Ajith and Jyothika.



Simran supposed to do the role, which was played by Priyanka Trivedi. Simran refused the offer due to lack of confidence in the script. A fight scene was picturised on Ajit, Sonu and 40 stunt-men on a train that travelled from Mettupalayam to Ooty. For the scenes the train was hired for four days at a cost of about 40 lakh.[3]

the movie was an average commercial success.


Soundtrack album by S. A. Rajkumar
Released 2002
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Label Hit Music

The film's music was composed by S. A. Rajkumar. Lyrics written by Muthulingham, Muthu Vijayan, P. Vijay and S. A. Rajkumar.

Song title Singers
"Chinna Chinna" Timmy, Mahalakshmi Iyer
"Karisai Kaattu Pennae" K. S. Chithra, Chorus
"Oru Pouranami" Hariharan, Mahalakshmi Iyer
"Vethalaikodiye" Karthik, Krishnaraj
"Nenchellam" Karthik, Sunitha Sarathy
"Singari Singari" Karthik
"Nee Paakinrai" S. A. Rajkumar, Rajesh Krishnan


  1. ^ "Jyothika rakes it in". Chennai, India: The Hindu. 2002-04-02. Retrieved 2012-08-04.
  2. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUvlu96zE-c
  3. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20020615141959/http://www.chennaionline.com/location/raja.asp
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