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Sagara Sangamam (1983)

A classical dancer, Balakrishna, (Kamal Haasan) faces many struggles, but is eventually redeemed.

Director:

K. Viswanath (as K. Vishwanath)

Writers:

Jandhyala (dialogue), K. Viswanath (story) (as K. Vishwanath)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kamal Haasan ... Balakrishna
Jaya Prada ... Madhavi (as Jayapradha)
Sarath Babu Sarath Babu ... Ragupathy
Sailaja S.P. Sailaja S.P. ... Sailaja
Sakshi Ranga Rao Sakshi Ranga Rao
Dubbing Janaki Dubbing Janaki ... Kamala Haasan's mother
Potti Prasad Potti Prasad
Jit Mohan Mitra Jit Mohan Mitra ... Film Choreographer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Manju Bhargavi Manju Bhargavi
Geetha ... Dancer
Chakri Toleti Chakri Toleti ... Camera Boy
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Storyline

Balakrishna (Kamal) is an economically poor multi-talented dancer, adept at Bharata Natyam, Kathakali, Kuchipudi etc.. and his dream is to perform at an All-India level competition. Madhavi (Jayaprada), a rich girl notices his talent and helps in getting him an opportunity to perform in an all-India competition. As he is all set to relaise his dream, his ageing mother passes away which denies the fulfillment of his dream. Slowly, he gets closer to Madhavi and the day he wishes to propose to her, he realises that she is already married and her husband left her. Now the husband wants to re-unite with her which forces him to sacrifice his love. Years pass by and he turns into a drunkard. Meanwhile Madhavi loses her husband. She comes to know of Balakrishna who the doctors say is going to die soon. So she takes care of his medical needs and requests Balakrishna to teach dance to her daughter. The movie ends with Madhavi's daughter becoming a great dancer and the death of Balakrishna ... Written by karteekmvs

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Genres:

Musical | Romance | Drama

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Country:

India

Language:

Telugu | Malayalam

Release Date:

3 June 1983 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

The Confluence See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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dance of emotions
14 December 2004 | by balusmboxSee all my reviews

This movie is a gem for two reasons. One, it had popularised the traditional dance forms of India in the telugu speaking land. Two, it is an excellent portrayal of complex emotions like Love, friendship, teacher-student relationship, and above all devotion to art.

When I saw this movie at age of 10, i thought it was boring. Very recently at age of 23 i watched this movie again, and was bowled over by the way Balu and Madhavi are portrayed in the movie. The love and affection between the characters is divine in nature. A must see for all.


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