Oru Oodhappu Kan Simittugiradhu (1976)

 ●  Tamil ● 1 hr 57 mins

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This bold romantic drama revolves around the complications that develop in the love story between Ravi and Radha. Ravi (Kamal) lives next door to Radha (Sujatha) and both fall in love with each other. Ravi’s friend challenges him that he can make Radha fall for him in one week. Unable to prove himself right, the friend attempts to molest Radha. Ravi arrives at the scene and a fight ensues with Ravi killing his friend unintentionally. Ravi is sentenced to life sentence and he requests Radha to forget him and carry on with her life. Due to his peaceful demeanour and good behaviour, Ravi gets a pardon on Mahatma Gandhi's birthday after spending six years in prison. Travelling back to his hometown, Ravi happens to meet Radha who in turn spurns him and asks him not to interfere with her life! Apparently Radha is already married to Vijayakumar! Unable to forget her, Ravi lives a lonely and monotonous life. Then, out of the blue, Radha enters hs workplace and pleads with him to forget her and start his life anew. Ravi says that it is impossible unless Radha spends one whole day with him like as if they were married! “Don’t mistake me,” he pleads, “I will not even touch you.” He explains that he had built a lot of dreams on living together and this “one day” business will satisfy his “hunger.” Now Radha is overcome with emotions and is unable to forget Ravi! Radha requests Ravi to come over to her house and pick her up that very night. Together they will run away and live together Ravi turns up Radha writes a long letter for her husband and then leaves the house. Will they succeed in leaving behind the events of their past and start a happy life together?

Cast: Kamal Haasan, Sujatha Jayakar

Crew: SP Muthuraman (Director), Babu (Director of Photography), V Dakshinamoorthy (Music Director)

Genres: Romance

Release Dates: 04 Jun 1976 (India)

Tamil Name: ஒரு ஊதாப்பூ கண் சிமிட்டுகிறது

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Did you know? This movie is based on a novel by the same name written by Pushpa Thangadorai. Read More
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Music Director: V Dakshinamoorthy
Lyricist: Kannadasan
Playback Singer: Vani Jayaram

Music Director: V Dakshinamoorthy
Lyricist: Kannadasan
Playback Singer: KJ Yesudas
This movie is based on a novel by the same name written by Pushpa Thangadorai.