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A man tries to get his family back in shape after a stint in jail.

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Cast overview:
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Krishna
Sukanya ...
Yamuna
Poornam Vishwanathan ...
Panjapakesan Iyer (Krishna's Cellmate)
Mahanadhi Shobana ...
Kaveri (Krishna's Daughter)
Cochin Hanifa ...
Dhanush (as V.M.C. Hanifa)
Sennalkudi Lakshmi ...
Krishna's Mother-in-Law (as S.N. Lakshmi)
Tulasi ...
Manju
Mahanadhi Shankar ...
Dulcana
Rajesh ...
Muthusamy
Thalaivasal Vijay ...
Mannangkatti
Sangeetha ...
Older Kaveri Krishnaswamy
Mohan Ram
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Kamal Haasan plays a simple-minded widower, whose attempt at Chit Fund management with a crooked pimp lands him in jail. While his own existence is made miserable by fellow convicts and corrupt wardens, his family disintegrates without a breadwinner. Upon his release, he has reconstruct his family while struggling to resist the temptation for vengeance. Written by Joyojeet Pal

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The names of the lead characters are also the names of main rivers in india. Kamal:krishna Suganya: yamuna Daughter: kaveri Son: bharani See more »

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25 August 2004 | by (Chennai,India) – See all my reviews

One of the best movies to have come out of India in the last ten years. Traces the story of a well-respected man in a small village who is conned into coming to the city and starting a business.

He goes to jail for false charges of swindling money. He struggles to come to terms with life in jail. On the outside terrible things happen to his young son and daughter. The people who cheat him screw around with his kids further.

To find out what happens next watch the movie. Watch out for Kamal Hasan's acting. He is a legend in his own right in India. Can't believe this movie bombed in the box office.


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