Itha Oru Snehagatha

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Itha Oru Snehagatha
Itha Oru Snehagatha.jpg
Directed byCaptain Raju
Produced byVarghese Kurian
Music byJohnson
Appus International
Release date
  • 18 January 1997 (1997-01-18)
Running time
135 mins

Itha Oru Snehagatha is a 1997 Indian Malayalam romance film, written and directed by Captain Raju. The film stars himself, Vikram, and Laila in the leading roles. It was dubbed and released in Tamil as Thrill in May 2002, shortly after the success of Dhill, in which Vikram and Laila had featured.[1]


Church Father Daniel (Captain Raju) is appointed as the junior priest of the town church and subsequently tries to unite the warring population of Hindus and Christians in the town. The Christians are led by Kariyachan (K. P. A. C. Sunny) and Mathayichan (Rajan P. Dev), while the Hindus from the town are led by Raman Nair (Kollam Thulasi). Father Daniel forms a music troupe called "Rhythm Orchestra" along with the cross-religion lovers Roy (Vikram) and Hema (Laila), trying to unite them. Meanwhile, Father Daniel faces stiff opposition from various quarters.


Tamil version


In 2002, following the success of the Vikram-Laila starrer Dhill (2001), Golden Cine Creations chose to dub the film into Tamil and release it to make the most of Vikram's rising popularity.[2] When enquired about his opinion on his old films being dubbed and re-released, Vikram revealed that he had no problem as such films had given him work during the struggling phase of his career. A song with lyrics featuring the titles of Vikram's other films was prepared for the Tamil version.[3]


Itha Oru Snehagatha
Soundtrack album by
GenreFeature film soundtrack

The soundtrack album is composed by Johnson. Lyrics were penned by Kaithapram.The songs are sung by P. Unnikrishnan, Ganga, Deva, Vidu Vidu, A. R. Reihana, Anuradha Sriram, Dhilluku Jodiya, Mohammed Beer and Sangeethaa-Sangeetha Sajith.

Track list (Tamil version)
1."Enathu Nenjil"P. Unnikrishnan, Ganga 
2."Nenjangal"P. Unnikrishnan 
3."Oonjal Pola"Deva 
4."Vidu Vidu"A. R. Reihana, Anuradha Sriram 
5."Dhilluku Jodiya"Mohammed Beer 
6."Thaarakangal"Sangeethaa-Sangeetha Sajith 
7."Karunaamayee"Sangeethaa-Sangeetha Sajith 


  1. ^ Rangarajan, Malathi; Ashok Kumar, S. R. (31 May 2002). "Making hay ..." The Hindu. Archived from the original on 1 February 2015.
  2. ^ "A shot in the arm". The Hindu. 17 May 2002. Archived from the original on 7 June 2014. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Secrecy robs the charm". The Hindu. 31 May 2002. Archived from the original on 6 June 2014. Retrieved 19 February 2014.

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