Kadhalan (English: Lover Boy) is a 1994 Tamil romantic comedy thriller film written and directed by S. Shankar and produced by K. T. Kunjumon. The film stars Prabhu Deva and Nagma in the lead roles, while Raghuvaran, Girish Karnad and Vadivelu play other pivotal roles. The film's score and soundtrack were composed by A. R. Rahman.
The film received positive reviews from critics and enjoyed huge commercial success upon release in September 1994. It won many recognitions and honours, including the Filmfare Best Director for S. Shankar and Filmfare Best Music Director for A. R. Rahman.