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?
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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. Read More