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Varavelpu (1989)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 7 April 1989 (India)
A man tries to do good for the community but is thwarted by the corruption of the local government.

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... Muralidharan
... Rama
... Prabhakaran
... Brake Inspector
... Chathutty (as Innocent)
... Rama's Father
... Narayanan
... Kumaran
... Shantha
... Rukmini
... Pappan
... Valsan
... Hamsa
... Sunitha
... Govindan Nair
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A man tries to do good for the community but is thwarted by the corruption of the local government.

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Excellent movie
28 June 2009 | by See all my reviews

A true portrayal of the sad situation in Kerela. Though this film was released in '89 the reality still stands true. This film looks like it was made on a small budget but doesn't matter. The direction was impeccable and the acting by all the characters were flawless. There was no attempt to embellish the story with any kind of melodrama and that's what held me to the story. Mohanlal portrayed correctly the frustrations, faced by most entrepreneurs in that State. Revathi has a vulnerability that almost makes your heart bleed for her. The movie was a social commentary such "Eenadu", which also was very good. The ending was befitting the movie because it did not try to go the well beaten popular path.


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