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Varumayin Niram Sigappu (1980)

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Poetical forces play in the life of an unemployed yet well educated young man.He finds the depth and the beauty of his principles yet fate leaves him in destitution

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Poetical forces play in the life of an unemployed yet well educated young man.He finds the depth and the beauty of his principles yet fate leaves him in destitution

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Pratap Pothen recalled in January 2015 that it was the simultaneous release of Moodu Pani another film featuring him and Varumayin Niram Sivappu that made him a star. However, both Moodu Pani which depicted Pothen as a psychopath who murders prostitutes and Varumayin Niram Sivappu led to him being typecast in similar roles. "Both roles caught the public imagination, and I admit I cashed in when I was offered similar stuff. Now, unless I'm offered an unreasonable amount of money, I doubt I'll accept these roles," he said in a 2014 interview. See more »

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Remade as Zara Si Zindagi (1983) See more »

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Frustrated youth makes peace with reality
6 January 2002 | by (Chennai, India) – See all my reviews

A lot of people thought this movie was highly exaggerated, but I think it was a pretty accurate reflection of what idealistic young men go through in India. Kamal is in his element, as is Sridevi. In fact, everyone does a good job. Plenty of melodrama and cliches, but the movie ends on the right note. Thengai Sreenivasan appears for a few incredibly funny minutes, proving that there are no small roles -- only small actors. MSV and Kannadasan, not to mention Bharathiyar, make for an everlasting classic soundtrack. Worth a watch.


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