|Ajith Kumar, Jyothika, Raghuvaran, K. Vishwanath, Vivek, Manivannan
|Naveen, Hariharan, Swarnalatha, P. Unnikrishnan, Anuradha Sriram, Unni Menon
Mugavaree is a 2000 Tamil musical film written and directed by V. Z. Durai and produced by S. S. Chakravarthy. It was Ajith Kumar's first film of this millennium. The film features Ajith Kumar and Jyothika in the lead role as a struggling musician with, Raghuvaran, Vivek and K.Vishwanath playing supporting roles. The music is composed by Deva, song lyrics were written by Vairamuthu, whilst the film featured award-winning cinematrography by P. C. Sriram.
The story revolves around the conflicting emotions of ambition, love and responsibility that the protagonist, Sridhar played by Ajith Kumar, goes through in his quest to become a successful music composer. The film opened in February 2000 to positive critical acclaim and become a successful venture.
The film's score and chart-topping soundtrack was composed by Deva, with lyrics written by Vairamuthu. "Oh... Nenje" is based on "Get Down (You're the One for Me)" by Backstreet Boys, "Poo Virinjachu" is based on "That Thing You Do" from the film of the same name, and "Keechu Kiliye" is based on "Enemies" by Dr. Alban.