Achchappa (Vishnuvardhan) is a soldier from Madikeri who is injured while the Second World War is raging. In the hospital, he meets an Army nurse, Anu (Suhasini) who is also from Coorg. After the war, both get married in Madikeri. Achchappa goes back to the Army and his wife lives with her in-laws. She gives birth to a son, but she becomes barren soon after. The son is named Viraj, but Achappa hasn't seen him since he hasn't had a break from the Army. India becomes independent and partitioned. Achchappa is stationed on India's border in Rajasthan. Meanwhile Viraj is a couple of years old and Achchappa longs to see him. So, his wife and son travel to meet and live with him. But, tension breaks between India and Pakistan along the border. Viraj becomes a casualty even before his father gets to see him. Achchappa and Anu are aggrieved; she becomes an Army nurse again. Despite her insistence, Achchappa refuses to remarry for the sake of having another child. They remain faithful to each ... Written by
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Won the National Award for Best Movie under the regional category. See more
In a shot where Achchappa's kid dies, the director shot a doll getting blasted. This was the time when Computer Graphics or advanced compositing hadn't reached mainstream films. You can also make out that the dress color worn by the kid and the doll vary. See more
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