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Anbe Sivam (2003)

Not Rated | | Adventure, Comedy, Drama | 14 January 2003 (India)
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.

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Credited cast:
... Nallasivam
... Anbarasu (A Aras)
... Balasaraswathi
... Kandasamy Padayachi (as Nasser)
Santhana Bharathi ... Kandasamy assistant
... Mehrunnissa
... Uthaman
... Inspector
Balu Anand ... Ticket checker
... Bala Mother
R.S. Shivaji ... Station Master
Laxmi Rattan ... Anbarasu Father
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chelladurai
Hillaary
Jacob
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Nallasivam (Kamal Haasan) and Anbarasu (Madhavan) are drawn together by the strings of fate after they come into contact at the Bhuvaneshwar airport. Anbarasu is an advertisement director, while Nallasivam is a trade unionist. Fate entwines their travel plans, and they end up travelling to Chennai together. In the course of their journey, Anbarasu, born with a golden spoon, is touched by the realities of the sufferings of a normal human being when he witnesses the dead and the injured during a train accident, and he volunteers to donate his blood, which is of a very rare group, despite his fear of blood. The flashback of Nallasivam is recounted during one of their journeys. Nallasivam is a communist trade unionist, who fights for higher wages for his comrades. By chance, he falls in love with the daughter Bala (Kiran) of a rich industrialist, Bala's father, Padaiyacchi (Nasser). Due to the opposition, they plan to elope and get married, but unfortunately, Nallasivam meets with an ... Written by Niranjan Venkatraman <v.niranjan@ieee.org>

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A must watch film for Tamilians
4 December 2006 | by See 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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