Tamil Movie Alai Payuthey’s Video Songs
Directed by Mani Ratnam
Produced by Mani RatnamG. Srinivasan
Written by Mani RatnamR. Selvaraj Starring R. Madhavan Shalini Jayasudha Arvind Swamy Swarnamalya Kushboo Vivek Lalitha K.P.A.C.V. Natarajan Sukumari
Music by A. R. Rahman
Cinematography P. C. Sriram
Editing by A. Sreekar Prasad
Distributed by Madras Talkies
Movie Alaipayuthey (2000) is a Tamil film directed by Mani Ratnam. Starring R. Madhavan and Shalini, the film explores the tensions of married life and the maturing of love.
The film's score and soundtrack are composed by acclaimed film composer A. R. Rahman. Alaipayuthey's story is mostly recollected in flashback by the character Karthik. Karthik and Shakthi fall in love against the backdrop of Madras and its suburban trains, against the wishes of their parents.
Most of the second half of the film deals with the tensions and discontent of married life as contrasted with the exuberance of romantic love.