Fresh printed bank notes to the value of incredible 10 billion rupies are stolen in India from a train by the henchmen of super-gangster Vikram living in London. The code card only being ... See full summary »
A Hindu man and a Muslim woman fall in love in a small village and move to Mumbai, where the have two children. However, growing religious tensions and erupting riots threaten to tear the family apart.
Surya (Rajnikanth) is an orphan raised in a slum. He finds a friend in the local Godfather (Mamooty). They rule the town and forms a parallel government. Things are well until new district ... See full summary »
Divya, a woman grieving over the death of her lover, is convinced into an arranged marriage with Chandra Kumar. Over a year the couple attempt to adjust to each other's presence and live with each other.
This is one of Mani Ratnam's first movies. Starring Mohanlal, the movie attempts to show labor problems and poverty in Kerala, India. Apart from poverty, the political mess in Indian villages are also portrayed in the movie. There is a scene where Mohanlal arrives in town and goes to a tea stall and asks for tea. The shop owner asks him which party (political) he belongs to. Mohanlal replies; I do not belong to any party. The shop owner then says, I can't serve you tea then. Can this be really "real"?
Mohanlal has to join a trade union if he needs employment. Many social issues including religious fanaticism are shown in this movie. It has been a good attempt to make a movie telling a story like this but it isn't effective enough. Mani Ratnam made this movie to learn how to direct movies I guess.
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