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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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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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Initially was being filmed with Nayagan. As Mani Ratnam couldn't manage both together, Agni Natchathiram was stopped until after Nayagan's release. (Source: Conversations with Mani Ratnam) See more »

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Remade as Vansh (1992) See more »

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A great movie
26 September 2004 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Honestly,when this movie was released,i was a two year old kid.But when i saw this movie....now,it is brilliant!!when compared to the conditions of that time in India,this movie is technically very good.Mani sir used exceptional lighting technique for the songs in this movie.Well,some may call this effect as "steven Spielberg" style,but i think there is definitely something different.All the actors done very well in their respective roles.The songs are superb.Mastero Ilyaraja has given awesome music for this movie.In one line,i think this movie is a worth watching movie.It is said that this movie is a big breakthrough for mani ratnam as a director,it is simply superb!!


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