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Dasharatham (1989)

Rajeev, an orphan eccentric millionaire, has his own strange taste towards everything. With less knowledge about family relationships, he struggles hard to achieve his aim to become a father without marrying.

Director:

Sibi Malayil

Writer:

A.K. Lohithadas (as Ambazhathil Karunakaran Lohithadas)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mohanlal ... Rajiv Menon
Rekha Rekha ... Annie (as Rekha)
Murali ... Chandradas
Karamana Janardanan Nair ... Pillai
Nedumudi Venu ... Scriah
Kaviyoor Ponnamma ... Chandradas' Mother
Sukumaran ... Dr. Hameed
Jayabharati ... Dr. Zeenat
K.P.A.C. Lalitha ... Mariyamma
Sukumari ... Maggie
M.S. Thrippunithara ... Adv. Govindan
Kollam Thulasi ... Advocate
Jagannathan ... Sankaran Nair
Vineeth Kumar ... Jose (as Master Vineeth Kumar)
Ajay Mathias Ajay Mathias ... Baby
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Rajeev Menon (Mohanlal) is a wealthy orphan, a spoilt rich brat who grew up to be an eccentric millionaire. While his trusty manager (Karamana Janardhanan Nair)takes care of his vast estates, Rajeev drowns his days in alcohol. His lack of values stems from bitter childhood memories of his mother deserting his father. His eccentricities vary from picking up drunken brawls with strangers to wanting to experience 'interesting' things in life like being handcuffed by the police. Winds of change gush into his lonely life when he agrees to play host to his friend Scaria's (Nedumudi Venu) family for the vacation. Scaria's brood of mischievous kids take a liking to Rajeev. As they tear his palatial house down, they also make him realize what he's been missing in life. Once they leave, he feels a void in his existence which he intends to fill by adopting a child. When he is denied adoption due to his wayward ways, his friend Dr. Hameed (Sukumaran) suggests artificial insemination as a way of ... Written by Prabhu Manohar

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Country:

India

Language:

Marathi | Malayalam

Release Date:

19 October 1989 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Mazaa Mulga See more »

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First Malayalam film to discuss the topic of artificial insemination. See more »

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Dasharatham is a very good movie
4 July 2017 | by saurabhregie2See all my reviews

I thought Dasharatham was one of those movies where despite all the hype, the movie is not good. Even the first 30 mins or so will make you think that this wont be a good movie. BUT THE MOVIE IS MARVELOUS. The last 45 mins of the movie is so special. The performances of Murali and Mohanlal are exceptional. And Sibi Malayil proves that he is one of the best directors of malayalam cinema. One of the things I didn't find satisfactory was that of Rekha's performance. But even so it's definitely worth a watch.


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