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Kandukondain Kandukondain (2000)

An Indian adaptation of Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility" focusing on two sisters of opposing temperaments.

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Captain Bala
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Manohar
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Sowmya
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Meenakshi (as Aishwarya Rai)
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Srikanth
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Mahalakshmi
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Nandini Varma
Chandrakala
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Bala's Friend
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Vinod
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Sowmya's Boss
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Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility is transplanted to contemporary Tamil-speaking India. Serious elder sister Sowmya falls in love with aspiring film director Manohar. Passionate younger sister Meenakshi is admired from afar by wounded commando Captain Bala, but her young heart is set on Srikanth, a businessman who shares her fondness for poetry. More complications arise when the sisters' grandfather passes away, and they loose their place in the family home. Written by L. Hamre

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Vikram and Revathy lent their voices for Abbas and Tabu respectively. See more »

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Featured in Bollywood for Beginners (2002) See more »

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Simply superb!
11 December 2005 | by (Singapore) – See all my reviews

When I first saw this movie, I wondered how an Indian director managed to come up with such a simple and yet lovely story. Upon finding out that it is an adaptation of Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility, I was amazed at how Rajiv Menon had managed to make an English story so Indianized.

Not only is the story excellent, so are the characters in the movie and the actors who play them. Everyone played their role to perfection. I tried hard but could not find any fault with any of them. Music by A.R. Rahman is excellent too.

Of course, my rave review for the movie will not attract everyone to watch it. Those who like a mix of action, love, silly dances around the tree will probably be bored. Those of you who like to have a movie bring a smile to your lips and tug at your heartstrings, go watch it. You won't regret it!


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