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Thoovanathumbikal (1987)

| Drama, Musical, Romance
Jayakrishnan falls in love with two girls, Radha and Clara, and fights his confusion about whom he should marry and spend his life with.

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Radha
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Thangal (as Babu Nampoothiri)
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Madhavan
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Jayakrishnan's Mother
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Ravunni Nair
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Moni Joseph
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Jayakrishnan's sister
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Storyline

Jayakrishnan(Mohanlal), a bachelor guy, is leading a dual life - one in the town and the other with his mother and sister in the village. The story revolves around Thrissur, a place in Kerala. In the town he's a party man spending time with his friends but at home, he's a good family man. The story is about how he falls in love with two girls - Radha(Parvathy), one of his distant relatives in village and Clara(Sumalatha) a sex worker in town and then gets confused with the choice of whom he should spend his life with. Written by Chandu

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Drama | Musical | Romance

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Butterflies of the Spraying Rain  »

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(151 mins)

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(35 mm version)|
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Trivia

The groundbreaking film is based on a real person from Kerala. See more »

Quotes

Jayakrishnan: Rishi, meet babu. don't you know Devamatha bus service?
Rishi: Yeah, i know Devamatha.
Jayakrishnan: He owns Devamatha. His family has 17 buses altogether.
Babu: [to Rishi] What do you do?
Rishi: Electrical business!
Babu: Electrical business? What kind of business is that?
Rishi: In town, Devi electricals...
Babu: Devi electricals? Devi has electricity?
Jayakrishnan: Hey, cut it out. He is our boy. Leave it.
Babu: Okay... done. Then let's finish this bottle!
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Masterpiece of Padmarajan.
2 January 2018 | by See all my reviews

He is a masterpiece of Padmarajan ....

Padmarajan is a magical magic only.

The most beautiful film about the rainy season is the focus of the film. The presence of the heroine Clara is filled with rain.

Padmarajan has written a story based on the life of his friend Unnikrishnan. Padmarajan joined the character Clara in the film Unni Menon


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