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Sadma (1983)

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A head injury causes a woman to regresses to childhood. Lost and confused, she is eventually befriended by a school teacher.

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K. Somprakash 'Somu'
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Nehalata Malhotra
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Balua
Silk Smitha ...
Soni
Paintal ...
Paintal
Arvind Deshpande ...
J.K. Malhotra
Viju Khote ...
Police Inspector David
H.J. Imam
Birbal ...
Shamu
Leela Mishra ...
Somu's Neighbor 'Nani' (as Leela Misra)
Ashalata Wabgaonkar ...
Mrs. Malhotra (as Asha Latha)
Padma Chavan ...
Madame (as Padma Chauhan)
Jansi
Iftekhar ...
Train Passenger
Somayajulu
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A young woman receives a head injury in an automobile accident and becomes like a six-year-old. She leaves the hospital unattended and ends up in a brothel. She is rescued by a young man who takes her to his home in the mountains. Meanwhile, her parents and the police are looking for her... Written by William Kennedy <william.kennedy@spl.org>

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Singer GonjaSufi sampled the song "Yeh Fiza" for his song "Sheep". See more »

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Remake of Moondram Pirai (1982) See more »

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Aye zindagi gale laga le
Sung by Suresh Wadkar
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A great movie about the complex human relations and emotions.
28 March 2003 | by (Mumbai) – See all my reviews

Well, especially for the western readers i must say that if u have not seen this movie yet(ofcourse u didnt...!) then its just like missing out "One flew over the cuckoo`s" nest of urs...yes it is one of the greatest work Indian cinema has ever produced. The Kamal hassan and Sridevi are at their best and so is director balu. The movie is all about a girl in her early twenties who after meeting an accident lost her memory as well as senses...well not exactly senseless but no better than a six year old. Kamal met her in a brothel and After meeting her, he just couldnt stop thinking about her and somehow managed to flee her from the hell..now its all about how he brought her at his home and how he treat her like a child, without getting diverted in terms of human instincts, cosidering the beauty she is.. and then the climax is superb and the most watchable part of the movie...Kamal`s performance of life...you just cant come out of the theater witout some drops...!then the music score by Illyaharaja is as touching as the movie itself...All the complexities of life with emotions flowing all over, movie is a great experience..


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