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Zara Si Zindagi (1983)

Remake of Balachander's Tamil hit Varumayin Niram Sivappu, Kamal Haasan reprises his role as Raja, a graduate looking for work in capital, sharing a small home with two other unemployed ... See full summary »

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Arjun Chakraborty ...
Tilak
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Kusum
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Jaggu - Kusum's father
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Arun
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Rakesh Kumar Shastri
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Mr. Shastri - Rakesh's father
Sulochana Latkar ...
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Amit
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Remake of Balachander's Tamil hit Varumayin Niram Sivappu, Kamal Haasan reprises his role as Raja, a graduate looking for work in capital, sharing a small home with two other unemployed youth. He falls in love with a struggling actress, whose life is likewise wretched. Fairly unrelenting grim view of urban unemployment, with the usual dose of Balachander moralizing. The Tamil version with Bharati poems was somewhat more interesting. An interesting study of the perception of government. Written by Joyojeet Pal

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23 June 2005 | by (Japan) – See all my reviews

The movie is based on unemployment situation in India and life of few bachelors. How they are living in a flat at New Delhi and struggling for life. Kamal Hassan one of the guy who is living with some friends. where she fell in love with a neighbor's (Anita raj). Everybody's life start from morning and entire day they were struggling for job. when all are returning night then they fight each other for a single cigarette. The story is brilliant. The movie is mind blowing. Finally they were returning home. Kamal Hassan's role is excellent. anita raj was giving a fabulous job. K.Balchander directorial performance was amazing. everybody should see this movie


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