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Aakali Rajyam (1981)

A young revolutionary rejects the future his parents chose for him and travels to Delhi to forge his own life and according to his own ideals. His quest to find a job that does not entail ... See full summary »

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K. Balachander

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K. Balachander
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kamal Haasan ... J. Ranga Rao
Sridevi ... Devi
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ramana Murthi J.V. Ramana Murthi J.V. ... Jonnalagadda Venkata Ramanayya Panthulu
Prathap Pothen ... Prathap (as Prathap K. Pothan)
Oru Viral Krishna Rao Oru Viral Krishna Rao ... Devi's father
S. Ve. Sekar S. Ve. Sekar ... Thambu
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A young revolutionary rejects the future his parents chose for him and travels to Delhi to forge his own life and according to his own ideals. His quest to find a job that does not entail him to do any unjust work or tolerate any societal ill lands him the literal and metaphorical Kingdom of Hunger. This is his fight against hunger and society itself. Written by Sandesh Reddy

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Country:

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Language:

Telugu

Release Date:

9 January 1981 (India) See more »

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Remake of Varumayin Niram Sigappu (1980) See more »

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A SriSri Collector's Fav
10 November 2006 | by jaideepak_parvatinaSee all my reviews

An amazing movie from an amazing director. A treat for Kamal Hassan fans. His character of an unemployed, multilingual, straight-forward, honest and a sincere person in the shallow, twisted world based on favoritism and "corporateised" world has been played to perfection. His recitation of SriSri's lines and their timing couldn't have been better. They form some unforgettable scenes in my life. "The omni-potent and the omni-present" referring to hunger and of Sri Devi's confessions to Bharani, the painter and when Sri Devi asks him on what is he angry upon and when SriDevi mutters when Kamal has no change etc..

A must watch for all SriSri fans, Kamal fans and a surprise treat for Balachander fans.


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