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Gitanjali (1989)

| Drama, Romance | 1989 (India)
Gitanjali and Prakash, two terminally ill people with six months of life left, fall in love.

Director:

Mani Ratnam

Writers:

Rajasri (dialogue), Mani Ratnam (story & screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Nagarjuna Akkineni ... Prakash
Girija Shettar Girija Shettar ... Geethanjali (as Girija)
Vijayakumar ... Geethanjali's Father
Radhabai Radhabai ... Geethanjali's Grandmother
Sumitra Sumitra ... Prakash's Mother
Aruna Mucherla Aruna Mucherla ... Doctor
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chandramohan Chandramohan
Dubbing Janaki Dubbing Janaki
Showkar Janaki ... Chancellor
Padma Khanna
Disco Shanti Disco Shanti
Silk Smitha ... Special Appearance
Sumithra
Suthi Velu Suthi Velu
Vijayachander Vijayachander ... Prakash's Father
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Storyline

A young man diagnosed with a terminal illness wishes to spend the few remaining days of his life in solitude away from his family. He comes to a hill station and there he comes across a girl, who seems to be his complete opposite and full of life. As they keep playing tricks on each other they get closer to each other. One such incident makes him aware of a shocking truth about her, which changes both their lives forever. Written by sowbi

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Country:

India

Language:

Telugu | Malayalam | Tamil

Release Date:

1989 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Idhayathi Thirudadhe See more »

Filming Locations:

Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India

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Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

In 1989, an 11-year old Delhi girl named Geethanjali was suffering from terminal cancer and wrote her thoughts and emotions in a diary, which was published around that time. Mani Ratnam was moved when he read the diary, and named his film, and the title heroine, after the little girl. See more »

Goofs

In the song Om Namaha, that was done in a single long shot (YouTube/online versions do not show this in a single shot as in the original release), you can see a fly in the latter part of the song (right shoulder of the hero). See more »

Connections

Remade as Yaad Rakhegi Duniya (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Jallanta Kavvinta Kaavaalil
Sung by S.P. Balasubrahmanyam, K.S. Chitra and S. Janaki
Composed by Ilaiyaraaja (as Ilyaraja)
Lyrics by Veturi Sundararamamurthy
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lovely music and romantic
28 November 1998 | by satyakvvSee all my reviews

very nice movie with romance and lovely music by Ilayaraja and dance by Sundaram. The photography by P.C.Sriram is beautiful


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