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Agni Natchathiram (1988)

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Entrusted with the task of chairing an inquiry commission involving an influential politician, alcoholic Vishwanath must attempt to deal with issues that he has with in personal life. ... See full summary »

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Karthik ...
Ashok
Prabhu ...
Gautam
Vijayakumar ...
Vishwanath
Amala Akkineni ...
Anjali (as Amala)
Nirosha ...
Ashok's girlfriend
Jayachitra
Thara ...
Ashok's Sister
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Entrusted with the task of chairing an inquiry commission involving an influential politician, alcoholic Vishwanath must attempt to deal with issues that he has with in personal life. Namely, his two wives, and their two sons, Gautam and Ashok - who share two things - bitterness at their father, and hatred for each other. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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One of the lead dancers behind Karthik in 'Raja Rajathi Raja' song is Prabhudeva. His father Sundaram is the choreographer for the film. See more »

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Remade as Vansh (1992) See more »

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great movie from Mani Ratnam
28 May 2005 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

this is a great movie from Mani Ratnam.. it depicted the love hate relationship between the two brothers who were born to different mothers superbly. Mani Ratnam is one of the finest film makers in Indian cinema. he has the potential of making the best films in history of world cinema!! The songs of the movie are just classics with the Raja Rajathi Raja song the best!!! Some of the other songs too rock.. Ilayaraja has showcased his talents in this movie in a big way. This movie also lead to many movies coming in the same genre, notable one being the Vijay-Surya movie "Naerukku Naer". My favorite scene of the movie is the one where Karthik's sister gets teased by some goons in the train and she moves to the other compartment where her step brother Prabhu is with his lover Amala and this girl calls Prabhu 'Anna' (brother) and asks him to save her from the goons!


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