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Akashadoothu (1993)

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Akashadoothu is a 1993 Malayalam-language drama film directed by Sibi Malayil with Madhavi and Murali in lead roles. The film won National Award.The film tells the tale of a widow suffering... See full summary »

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Akashadoothu is a 1993 Malayalam-language drama film directed by Sibi Malayil with Madhavi and Murali in lead roles. The film won National Award.The film tells the tale of a widow suffering from Leukemia and has to give up everything for hers kids well being.

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Geetha was initially approached to play the lead female role. She rejected the it citing date conflicts and eventually Madhavi was finalized for the role. See more »

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Remade as Tulsi: Mathrudevobhava (2008) See more »

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A well made movie by Sibi Malayil
14 June 2006 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Movies like these catch your attention when you skip channels. A work of art is not easy to miss.

This is a movie which may not appeal to a hedonistic generation. There is humour initially but later the movie focuses on the trauma that a family has to go through because of certain misfortunes.

Each character has relevance and all actors have played their parts convincingly including the child artistes. I was especially moved by the character of the little boy in crutches towards the end.

I almost knew while watching this movie that this is a work of Sibi Malayil. His quintessential style is evident in the subject and the handling of the movie.


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