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Swathi Muthyam (1986)

The story is of mentally slow man, whose life is recapped to his grand-daughter. How he meets his wife (who was a widow), earns his living and fights the injustice he and his wife face.

Director:

K. Viswanath (as K. Vishwanath)

Writers:

Sainath (dialogue), K. Viswanath (screenplay) (as K. Vishwanath) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kamal Haasan ... Sivayya
Radhika Sarathkumar ... Lalitha (as Raadhika)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sarath Babu Sarath Babu
SriRam Edida SriRam Edida
Varalakshmi G. ... (as Varalakshmi)
Somayajulu J.V. Somayajulu J.V.
Dubbing Janaki Dubbing Janaki
Mallikharjunarao Mallikharjunarao
Unni Mary ... (as Deepa)
Nirmalamma
Gollapudi Maruthi Rao Gollapudi Maruthi Rao ... (as Maruthirao Gollapudi)
Suthi Veerabhadra Rao Suthi Veerabhadra Rao
Vidyasagar
Vijaya Y. Vijaya Y.
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The story is of mentally slow man, whose life is recapped to his grand-daughter. How he meets his wife (who was a widow), earns his living and fights the injustice he and his wife face.

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widow | village | marriage | autism | See All (4) »

Genres:

Drama | Family | Romance

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Country:

India

Language:

Telugu | English | Tamil

Release Date:

27 March 1986 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Sippikkul Muthu See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The movie won accolades at Asia Pacific Film Festival in both "Best Film" and "Best Actor" categories. See more »

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Remade as Swaathi Mutthu (2003) See more »

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One of the greatest Telugu movies ever made!
14 July 2002 | by srikant_vedutlaSee all my reviews

This is another great film from Vishwanath and Kamal Hassan. It's very different from Sagara Sangamam, but equal as good. I've spent most of my 18 year existence watching western films and hoped one-day India could achieve some realistic films with a good story. Instead of the banal plots: hero loves girl, girls get kidnapped and hero saves her from the evil villain. Then one of my friends recommended this film. The only word for it is : BEAUTIFUL.

The story is of mentally slow man, whose life is recapped to his grand-daughter. How he meets his wife (who was a widow), earns his living and fights the injustice he and his wife face. Superb acting, especially Kamal Hassan and for once in Indian films the songs fit nicely into the sequence of the film. All in all a great film and a real credit to Indian cinema.


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