Mouna Raagam (; English: Silent Symphony) is a 1986 Tamil filmdirected by filmmaker Mani Ratnam. The score and soundtrack are composed by Ilayaraja, and the film's cinematography is by P. C. Sriram. This movie turned out to be an important milestone in Tamil cinema and yielded Mani Ratnam the much needed breakthrough. The movie turned out to commercial success and critical acclaimed. The movie was praised especially for Karthik's Portion and Camerawork. The movie had cult status for youth at that time. The movie received National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil.
Divya (Revathi) is a mischievous and naughty girl in a conservative family. Her father is a government servant and is very strict about her conduct. One day, she finds out that there is a marriage proposal for her which her parents are very much looking forward to. Unwilling to get married, she deliberately comes home late on the day the groom's family is there to meet her; so that they reject her. To her surprise, the groom, Chandrakumar (Mohan) and his family are patiently waiting to meet her. Divya talks very arrogantly to Chandrakumar in an attempt to make him dislike her, but he ends up liking her and agrees to the marriage. Divya succumbed under family pressure marries Chandrakumar.
Post marriage, she behaves rudely with her husband and tells him they shouldn't have married. When Chandrakumar asks her what she wants as a wedding gift, she replies - divorce. He asks her the reason for such an... Read More