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Agni Natchathiram (1988)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama
Two men having the same father , but different mothers hate each other and often get into fights. But they are forced to join hands when their father's life is endangered.

Director:

Mani Ratnam

Writer:

Mani Ratnam
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Karthik ... Ashok
Prabhu ... Gautam
Vijayakumar ... Vishwanath
Amala Akkineni ... Anjali (as Amala)
Nirosha Nirosha ... Ashok's girlfriend
Jayachitra Jayachitra
Thara ... Ashok's Sister
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Storyline

Entrusted with the task of chairing an inquiry commission involving an influential politician, alcoholic Vishwanath must attempt to deal with issues that he has with in personal life. Namely, his two wives, and their two sons, Gautam and Ashok - who share two things - bitterness at their father, and hatred for each other. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil

Also Known As:

Gharshana See more »

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Initially was being filmed with Nayagan. As Mani Ratnam couldn't manage both together, Agni Natchathiram was stopped until after Nayagan's release. (Source: Conversations with Mani Ratnam) See more »

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Remade as Vansh (1992) See more »

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One Gr8 movie
17 March 2009 | by zulfirsadatSee all my reviews

This is a wonderful movie. I have watched it several times and never got bored.

Such a great music composition by The Maestro Ilayaraja and every song of this film is awesome. 'Raja Rajaathi Raajanindha' is a peppy song of the time and Ilayaraja's voice suites to the mood of the song.

Karthik and Prabhu had done a wonderful casting. All the fights were shot well and the camera was handle excellently.

PC Sreeram has proved that he is one of the best through this film.

Amala appears as a naughty girl who did her part quite pretty.

Manirathnam has done a wonderful job and professionally and technically he proved his skills and abilities.


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