Simla Special (1982)

 ●  Tamil ● 2 hrs 23 mins

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This upbeat comedy follows the life of Gopu (Kamal Haasan), a budding drama artist. He and his good friend, Babu (S Ve Sekhar), own a popular troupe that performs low-budget comedies. To help Babu pay for his sister's wedding, they accept a commission to perform a set of plays for Tamilians in Simla. One of the plays is titled "Simla Special" and is written by Mahalakshmi (Sripriya). While Gopu is in Simla, Babu receives a telegram intended for Gopu informing him of Gopu's mom being seriously ill. Fearing the loss of the money if they renege on the Simla commission, Babu keeps the information from Gopu. Gopu subsequently finds out about his mother's illness when a friend calls to tell him that her situation has worsened. However, for the sake of his friend's sister, he decides to continue acting. He also keeps the information to himself, thinking that if Babu knew, he'd insist that Gopu go back to be by his mother's side. On the last day of their engagement, Kamal finds the telegram in Babu's coat pocket and realizes his friend's deception. He breaks off his friendship with Babu - but is forced to stay for one last encore before he leaves. Will there be any possibility of Gopu forgiving Babu?

Cast: Kamal Haasan, Sripriya Raj Kumar

Crew: Muktha V Srinivasan (Director), MS Viswanathan (Music Director)

Rating: A (India)

Genres: Drama

Release Dates: 14 Apr 1982 (India)

Tamil Name: சிம்லா ஸ்பெஷல்

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Did you know? A large portion of this movie was shot in and around Shimla and other exotic locations of Himachal Pradesh. Read More
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as Gopu
as Mahalakshmi
as Sundaram
as Babu's Mother
as Roja Devi
as Babu
as Mahalakshmi's Father
as Sri Sri
as Vasu

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Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
Tamil
Colour Info:
Color
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
No
Tracklist
01 
04:24
Music Director: MS Viswanathan
Lyricist: Vaali
Playback Singer: SP Balasubramaniam
02 
04:15
Music Director: MS Viswanathan
Lyricist: Vaali
Playback Singer: Malaysia Vasudevan
03 
04:50
Music Director: MS Viswanathan
Lyricist: Vaali
Playback Singer: SP Balasubramaniam
04 
04:30
Music Director: MS Viswanathan
Lyricist: Vaali
Playback Singer: SP Balasubramaniam
05 
04:35
Music Director: MS Viswanathan
Lyricist: Vaali
Playback Singer: SP Balasubramaniam
Trivia:
A large portion of this movie was shot in and around Shimla and other exotic locations of Himachal Pradesh.