Varumayin Niram Sivappu (1980)

 ●  Tamil ● 2 hrs 24 mins

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Artistic and authentic, this realistic social drama delves into the struggles of educated but unemployed Indian youth, who are forced to live in very impoverished circumstances, and struggle desperately to find a livelihood. Amongst three friends living together in poverty and starvation, as they seek work in the Indian capital of New Delhi, is Rangan, a straightforward man with high ideals. He is extremely passionate and refuses to compromise on his integrity, which becomes a key reason for him losing jobs. His life becomes interwoven with the life and struggles of Devi, an actress was father is an obsessive gambler, and whose family is dependent upon her for everything. After initial conflicts, a deep and beautiful bond develops between Rangan and Devi, and ultimately blossoms into love. Will they be able to overcome their dire financial straits to unite in the bond of matrimony? What is the price they must pay to rise out of their impoverished existence and establish some financial security in their lives?
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Cast: Kamal Haasan, Sridevi Kapoor

Crew: K Balachander (Director), BS Lokanath (Director of Photography), MS Viswanathan (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Drama, Family, Musical, Romance

Release Dates: 06 Nov 1980 (India)

Tamil Name: வறுமையின் நிறம் சிவப்பு

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Did you know? This movie was remade in Telugu as Aakali Rajyam (1981) with Kamal Haasan and Sridevi reprising their roles, also directed by K Balachander. Read More
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Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
Tamil
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24 fps
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2.35 : 1
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Music Director: MS Viswanathan
Lyricist: Kannadasan
Playback Singer: SP Balasubramaniam, S Janaki
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Music Director: MS Viswanathan
Lyricist: Kannadasan
Playback Singer: SP Balasubramaniam
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Music Director: MS Viswanathan
Lyricist: Kannadasan
Playback Singer: P Susheela
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Music Director: MS Viswanathan
Lyricist: Kannadasan
Playback Singer: SP Balasubramaniam
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Music Director: MS Viswanathan
Lyricist: Kannadasan
Playback Singer: SP Balasubramaniam
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Music Director: MS Viswanathan
Lyricist: PB Srinivas
Playback Singer: S Janaki
Trivia:
With all the songs in this movie written by iconic poet and lyricist Kannadasan, the soundtrack of this movie became extremely popular and is considered a classic by many.

This film was remade in Hindi as Zara Si Zindagi (1983), with Kamal Haasan and Anita Raj, directed by K Balachander himself.

This movie was remade in Telugu as Aakali Rajyam (1981) with Kamal Haasan and Sridevi reprising their roles, also directed by K Balachander.
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Remade as: Aakali Rajyam (Telugu)
Remade as: Zara Si Zindagi (Hindi)