Mother's Day: Here are five South Indian movie songs dedicated to mother

Kaviyoor Ponnamma
There are umpteen number of beautiful songs dedicated to mother in South Indian films (collage of screen grabs).

Mother is a universal emotion. From time immemorial no other relation has ever been celebrated as profoundly as the mother's love. When it comes to literature or movies, the divine sentiment has been portrayed in myriad shades. As Mother's Day is being celebrated across the globe on Sunday, here are some South Indian movie songs, which are laudatory renditions expressing love, respect and awe of mother and motherhood.

Chinna Thayaval

The song Chinna Thayaval is from the movie 'Thalapathi' released 1991 and starring Rajinikanth and Srividya in the lead. Legendary singer S Janaki has sung the song composed by Ilaiyaraja and written by Vaali.

Amma Endru

The song Amma Endru from the movie 'Mannan' starring Rajinikanth is one of the most celebrated songs in the whole of South India. The song composed by Ilaiyaraaja and written by Vaali is sung by K.J. Yesudas.

Amma Mazhakkarinu

The song Amma Mazhakkarinu from the Malayalam film Madambi is sung by K J Yesudas. Music director M Jayachandran has composed the song written by lyricist late Gireesh Puthanchery. The movie is directed by B Unnikrishnan.


The song Omane from the movie 'Boy Friend' directed by Vinayan is a melody expressing a mother's affection for her child and vice versa. The song written by R K Damodaran is composed by M.Jayachandran. The duet is beautifully rendered by Sujatha and Nishad.


Written by Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri the Malayalam song Ammakilikoodithil is composed by Raveendran. The movie is 'Ammakilikoodu' starring Prithviraj Sukumaran and Navya Nair.

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