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Guna (1991)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 1 November 1991 (India)
A neurodivergent individual escapes the family he despises and the asylum he is kept in by creating fantasies.

Director:

Santhana Bharathi

Writers:

Balakumaran (dialogue), John Edathattil (screenplay) (as John E) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kamal Haasan ... Guna
Varalakshmi S. ... Mannonmani
Rekha Rekha ... Rosy (as Rekha)
Roshini Roshini ... Roshini
R.S. Shivaji ... The barber
Janagaraj
Girish Karnad
Balasubramanian Balasubramanian
Kaka Radhakrishnan Kaka Radhakrishnan
Ajay Ratnam Ajay Ratnam
Pradeep Shakti Pradeep Shakti
Balasubramanyam Balasubramanyam
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ananthu Ananthu
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Storyline

Guna ( Kamal Haasan ) is a mentally affected person and receives treatment in a mental asylum in Hyderabad . He does not like his father and his mother is a moll in the house that they live. He assumes a fictitious character named Abirami (also, the name of an Indian goddess) and registers in his mind that she is an angel who is going to marry him on a full-moon day. After coming out of the asylum, he believes the story to be true and believes that his Abirami is somewhere around.

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil | Telugu

Release Date:

1 November 1991 (India) See more »

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Trivia

The film was first titled as Mathikettan Solai, but was later re titled as Gunaa. See more »

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Referenced in Manmadhan (2004) See more »

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Good movie
24 April 2004 | by bhar1234See all my reviews

The song Kanmani, is the center of this movie.. Touched me.... Have still not come out of it.. Otherwise, the movie has some unnecessary violence. That is characterestic of Kamal's movies. The heroine seems to have disappeared after that movie..

Kamal is the only actor who can do so many varied roles.

And he follows the notion that the hero should not always come out victorious in all movies. In most of his movies, he does'nt come out victorious..

Thatz why some ppl don't like his movies. They don't become great hits, because, they are tragedies, and ppl don't like to watch the movie again. This is my view..


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