|Produced by||R. B. Choudary|
|Starring||Sarath Kumar Devayani Raadhika Manivannan Priya Raman|
|Music by||S. A. Rajkumar|
|Editing by||V. Jaishankar|
|Studio||Super Good Films|
|Distributed by||Super Good Films|
|Release date(s)||27 June 1997|
|Running time||156 minutes|
Suryavamsam is a Tamil film directed by Vikraman. The film stars Sarath Kumar, Devayani and Raadhika in the lead roles. The film's score and soundtrack are composed by S. A. Rajkumar while lyrics written by Mu. Mehta, Pazhani Bharathi, Ra. Ravishankar and Kalaikumar.
Sakthivel Gounder (Sarath Kumar) is one of the most respected, most educated and among the wealthiest men in his district. He is respected by one and all, however his only black mark is his son -Chinnarasu (Sarath Kumar) who is considered a dunce owing to his poor academic history. Chinnarasu once loved and adored - Gowri(Priya Raman) who was his wife to be- until she attempted suicide to prevent this union (as Chinnarasu was a dunce). To prevent any misunderstandings- Chinnarasu declared that he was not interested in Gowri and earned his father's wrath.
When Nandini (Devayani) arrives for her brother's wedding to Chinnarasu's sister- she is moved by Chinnarasu's deep love and falls in love with him. Nandini and Chinnarasu marry and enrage both sets of their parents- however with Hard work Chinnarasu gradually becomes one of the biggest businessmen in town and among its wealthiest citizens- making Sakthivel proud of him.
When the enmity of Ceheemban (Anand Raj) threatens to create a rift, father and son solve it and the family is happily united.
- Sarath Kumar- Chinnarasu/Sakthivel Gounder
- Devayani- Nandini
- Raadhika- Sakthivel Gounder's Wife
- Manivannan- Chinnarasu's Sidekick
- Priya Raman- Gowri
- Jai Ganesh
- Ajay Ratnam
Sound trackSoundtrack is composed by S. A. Rajkumar. There are a total of 6 Tracks in this film.
|1.||"Rosappu Chinna Rosappu (Male) "||Hariharan||4:12|
|2.||"Kadhala Kadhala"||Hariharan, Swarnalatha||4:35|
|3.||"Chalakku Chalakku"||Arun Mozhi, Sujatha||4:04|
|4.||"Rosappuchinna Rosappu (Female)"||Sujatha||3:58|
|5.||"Natchathira Jannalil"||Mano, Sunandha||4:56|
|6.||"Thirunalu Thaerazhaga"||S.A. Rajkumar, Sujatha||3:21|
- It was also remade in Kannada as Surya Vamsha with Dr.Vishnuvardhan and Isha Koppikar in leading roles and the film became a box office looter and created history.
- This film was remade in Telugu as Surya Vamsam with Daggubati Venkatesh and Meena in the lead.
- The was later remade into Hindi as Sooryavansham which starred actors Amitabh Bachan and Soundarya.
- Filmfare Awards (South)