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Sandesham (1991)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 30 October 1991 (India)
A satire on contemporary Kerala politics where brothers turn local leaders of rival parties, leading to distress for their aged and once-proud parents.

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Lathika
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Bhanumathi
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Prashanthan (Raghavan Nair's youngest son)
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Udayabhanu
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Achuthan Nair
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Anandan
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K. G. Pothuwal
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Kumara Pillai
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Yaswanth Sahai (as Innocent)
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Uthaman
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A satire on contemporary Kerala politics where brothers turn local leaders of rival parties, leading to distress for their aged and once-proud parents.

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Raghavan Nair: Law points?
Prabhakaran: [Jumping from his seat] It is you Father! I thought you were some monopolists! I was startled.
Raghavan Nair: Why are you afraid of monopolists?
Prabhakaran: They are the ones who must be feared. Enemies of the revolution! Obstacles in the path of social equality! Poisonous snakes!
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It would be an understatement to categorize this movie as a mere political satire...
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I have watched this movie like a 100 times and not once has this movie failed to put a smile on my face...There aren't many movies that makes you laugh and think at the same time.If a non malayalee watch this movie without subs he would mistake it for a serious movie..that's the beauty of the film. It's the situations and the sarcasm that gives you laughs rather than the stupid gimmicks other comedy movies resort to.The movie delivers socio-political messages at multiple levels, a rare cinematic feat in malayalam cinema. The importance of family, parent's blind love for their children,the time we waste on stupid arguments,political manipulation and many other events that we can relate to our daily lives come and go in a beautiful manner. wonder why they don't make movies like this anymore....


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