Paarthale Paravasam (lit. Ecstasy, just watching) is a 2001 Indian Tamil-language drama film directed by K. Balachander, who, with the project, completed 100 feature films.The film, produced by Balachander's home banner Kavithalayaa Productions featured Madhavan and Simran in the leading roles, with Lawrence Raghavendra and Sneha playing other key roles. The film's music was composed by A. R. Rahman, whilst A. Venkatesh was cinematographer.
Paarthale Paravasam tells the story of a couple going through a breakup after the husband is exposed for having had a child from a juvenile relationship. It also shows the introduction of love interests for the couple, and if they reconcile, forms the crux of the plot. The film released on 14 November 2001 to mixed reviews and became a commercial failure.
Directed by K. Balachander
Produced by Pushpa Kandaswamy
Written by K. Balachander,Gopu-Babu (Dialogues)
Starring Madhavan,Simran,Lawrence Raghavendra,Sneha,Vaali,Vivek
Music by A. R. Rahman
Cinematography A. Venkatesh
Edited by Suresh Urs
company Kavithalayaa Productions
Release date 14 November 2001