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Chidambaram (1985)

| Drama
Muniyandi(Sreenivasan), a laborer in the farm, believes and respects Shivakami (Smita Patil). Muniyandi brings Shivakami to the farm after marrying her. She soon befriends Shankaran (Gopi).... See full summary »

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Govindan Aravindan
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1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Mohanlal
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mohan Das Mohan Das ... Jacob
Bharat Gopy ... Mohan das (as Gopi)
Innocent ... Himself
Smita Patil ... Shivagami
Sreenivasan ... Muniyandi
Nedumudi Venu ... Himself
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Muniyandi(Sreenivasan), a laborer in the farm, believes and respects Shivakami (Smita Patil). Muniyandi brings Shivakami to the farm after marrying her. She soon befriends Shankaran (Gopi). But one day Muniyandi catches Shankaran red-handed with his wife Shivakami. Broken hearted, Muniyandi commits suicide. The extreme feeling of guilt forces Shankaran to leaves the place. He tries alcohol, spirituality and all other possible methods to escape from this mental torment, but fails. Finally he reaches the temple town of Chidambaram. There he finds Shivakami as a shoe keeper in the temple. Written by Jojo Mathews

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24 September 2018 | by paulkalickalSee all my reviews

G Aravindan master has always tried to separate and define spirituality from religiousness. I think he finally carved out his definition with this movie. The characters are subtle and sharp. There are no confusions about ambitions or about morality. 'Immoral' dosent always mean 'unspiritual' like the way our society has made it today. Presence of Late Smitha Patel makes the movie unique. Great effort and great accomplishment.


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