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Thoovanathumbikal (1987)

Jayakrishnan falls in love with two girls, Radha and Clara, and fights his confusion about whom he should marry and spend his life with.

Director:

P. Padmarajan

Writer:

P. Padmarajan
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Cast

Cast overview:
Mohanlal ... Jayakrishnan
Sumalatha ... Clara
Parvathi ... Radha
Asokan ... Rishi
Babu Namboothiri ... Thangal (as Babu Nampoothiri)
Sreenath ... Madhavan
Sukumari ... Jayakrishnan's Mother
Jagathi Sreekumar ... Ravunni Nair
Sankaradi ... Radha's Father
M.G. Soman ... Moni Joseph
Poojappura Radhakrishnan
Santhakumari ... Mother of Radha and Madhavan
Sulakshana ... Jayakrishnan's sister
Jayalalitha Jayalalitha ... Ranjini the wife of Madhavan
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Storyline

Jayakrishnan(Mohanlal), a bachelor guy, is leading a dual life - one in the town and the other with his mother and sister in the village. The story revolves around Thrissur, a place in Kerala. In the town he's a party man spending time with his friends but at home, he's a good family man. The story is about how he falls in love with two girls - Radha(Parvathy), one of his distant relatives in village and Clara(Sumalatha) a sex worker in town and then gets confused with the choice of whom he should spend his life with. Written by Chandu

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Genres:

Drama | Musical | Romance

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Country:

India

Language:

Malayalam

Release Date:

31 July 1987 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Butterflies of the Spraying Rain See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(151 mins)

Color:

Color (35 mm version)| Color
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Trivia

The groundbreaking film is based on a real person from Kerala. See more »

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best movie ever
4 March 2017 | by gautamcoolSee all my reviews

i think this is the best movie i have ever seen ..this is the movie with magical moments...mohanlal as jayakrishnan totally nailed it proving himself to be the best actor India has ever produced..sumalatha as clara is a dream..parvathi rocked it..no director can attain half of the achievement that padmarajan made..started off in a slower note ended with astronishment,,johnson music still lingering in my ears..classic personified


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