Benki Yalli Aralida Huvu (1983)

 ●  Kannada ● 2 hrs 30 mins

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This evocative woman-centric social drama revolves around a working woman in a middle-class family. She works hard to support her widowed sister, unmarried sister, her blind younger brother, her mother, her drunkard brother and his family. Her father abandons the family and becomes a saint. Her brother not only does not take responsibilities, but also creates additional problems for her. She has a longtime boyfriend, but when she is unable to accept his proposal due to her familial pressures, his eyes begin to wander towards her widowed sister. Will this young woman, struggling under the immense weight of family responsibility, ever be able to have a family of her own?

Cast: Sarath Babu, Suhasini Maniratnam

Crew: K Balachander (Director), MS Viswanathan (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Drama, Family

Release Dates: 30 Sep 1983 (India)

Kannada Name: ಬೆಂಕಿ ಅಲ್ಲಿ ಅರಳಿದ ಹೂವು

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Did you know? Kamal Haasan has a guest role in this film as a bus conductor. Read More
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Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
Kannada
Colour Info:
Color
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
No
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03:42
Music Director: MS Viswanathan
Lyricist: Sean Falcon
Playback Singer: Vani Jayaram
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Music Director: MS Viswanathan
Lyricist: Sean Falcon
Playback Singer: SP Balasubramaniam
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03:58
Music Director: MS Viswanathan
Lyricist: Sean Falcon
Playback Singer: SP Balasubramaniam
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04:43
Music Director: MS Viswanathan
Lyricist: Sean Falcon
Playback Singer: Vani Jayaram
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06:26
Music Director: MS Viswanathan
Lyricist: Sean Falcon
Playback Singer: SP Balasubramaniam
Trivia:
Kamal Haasan appeared in several more remakes of the original version of this film: in Telugu, Anthuleni Katha (1976) with Jaya Prada; in Bengali, Kabita (1977) with Mala Sinha.

The only remake that Kamal Haasan didn't appear in, was the Hindi film Jeevan Dhaara (1982) starring Rekha.

This film was directed by K Balachander and is a remake of his Tamil film Aval Oru Thodar Kathai (1974), which also had Kamal Haasan playing a different role.

Kamal Haasan has a guest role in this film as a bus conductor.
Movie Connection(s):
Remake of: Aval Oru Thodarkathai (Tamil)