Nadodi Thendral (transl. The nomadic breeze) is a 1992 Indian Tamil-language historical romance film, directed by Bharathiraja and written by Sujatha. It stars Karthik and Ranjitha. The music was provided by Ilaiyaraaja. Featuring an international cast, the film was a period movie set in British India and was based on a love triangle between a goldsmith (Karthik), a gypsy woman (Ranjitha) and the district collector‘s sister.
The story is based on a love triangle between Karthik, Ranjitha and an Englishwoman (District collector’s daughter) during the British occupation in India. Karthik is a goldsmith’s son, so he is too and Ranjitha is a gypsy woman has a poultry. At the start they both collide and very soon both falls for each other. Meanwhile, Karthik’s bravery impresses the District Collector’s sister’s heart as well. The rest of the movie deals with how the lovers unite with the help of the Englishwoman.
- Karthik as Thangarasu
- Ranjitha as Poonguruvi
- Kripa as the Englishwoman
- Richard Reidy
The art direction was handled by P. Krishnamoorthy.
The lyrics and music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja. This was the last collaboration between him and Bharathiraja. The song “All The Time” is predominantly in English.