Moondram Pirai (English (lit.): Crescent) is a 1982 Indian Tamil film written and directed by Balu Mahendra, starring Kamal Haasan and Sridevi. Ilaiyaraaja composed the music. Kamal Haasan won the National Film Award for Best Actor for his role as Srinivas. Balu Mahendra did the cinematography as wellfor which he won the National Film Award for Best Cinematography. It was a blockbuster and completed 329-day run at the box office. The film was dubbed in Telugu under the title Vasantha Kokila and was released on the same day (19 February 1982). The film was remade the following year as the Hindifilm Sadma, with much of the cast and crew from the original reprising their roles.