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Anbe Sivam (2003)

Not Rated | | Adventure, Comedy, Drama | 14 January 2003 (India)
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Two men, one young and arrogant, the other damaged - physically but not spiritually - by life, are thrown together by circumstances, and find that they are in some ways bound together by fate.

Director:

Sundar C.

Writers:

Kamal Haasan (screenplay), Kamal Haasan (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kamal Haasan ... Nallasivam
Madhavan ... Anbarasu (A Aras)
Kiran Rathod ... Balasaraswathi
Nassar ... Kandasamy Padayachi (as Nasser)
Santhana Bharathi Santhana Bharathi ... Kandasamy assistant
Uma Riyaz Khan ... Mehrunnissa
Yugi Sethu ... Uthaman
Ilavarasu ... Inspector
Balu Anand Balu Anand ... Ticket checker
Seema ... Bala Mother
R.S. Shivaji ... Station Master
Laxmi Rattan Laxmi Rattan ... Anbarasu Father
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chelladurai Chelladurai
Hillaary Hillaary
Jacob Jacob
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Storyline

Evocative and provocative, this masterfully crafted relationship drama tells the story of a series of comic events that occur when Nalla Sivam (Kamal Haasan) a wise-cracking, handicapped communist and Anbarasu (R. Madhavan), an arrogant young advertisement filmmaker who favors capitalism meet. They get stuck with each other on their problem-filled trip from Bhubaneswar to Chennai, giving them a unique opportunity to explore each other's belief system. Themes such as globalization, financial disparity and compassion in present-day India are explored around the two protagonists, while they also find how deeply interconnected their lives are. Written by Santhosh

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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil | Hindi

Release Date:

14 January 2003 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Bog je ljubav See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Lakshmi Movie Makers See more »
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Sound Mix:

DTS

Color:

Color
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The first street song during the flash back of Nalla was used in the Tamil movie Veeram [2014] See more »

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When Kamal shows the phone to Madhavan when he comes to the hotel, he holds the phone upside down. In the next shot (from backside), Kamal holds it the right way up. See more »

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A must watch film for Tamilians
4 December 2006 | by thisiskris_18See all my reviews

Yes, if you have atlast come to this webpage in this huge collection of movies database. You must be either a Tamilian i.e. one who speaks or regards his culture as Tamil (or) on the look out for good movies in languages other than English.

Though good sub-titles for the movie (for non-Tamilians) could be useful. All the subtelities could be apprecaiated only when you understand and speak contemporary Tamil. Madhavan and Kamal Hasan have done a great job in playing their part in the film. Comparable only to two other Tamil films 'Kurdhipunal'and 'Nayagan'.

P.S. :Must watch out for the communist subversive messages in the dialogs.


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