Swandamevide Bandhamevide (1984)

 ●  Malayalam ● 2 hrs 20 mins

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Embedded with charged emotion and social relevance, this family oriented drama delves into the conflict and complication that emerges in Madhavan Nair's family (Jose Prakash) after his two sons get married. Madhavan Nair (Jose Prakash) used to be a lorry driver from a financially challenged background, but due to his integrity, hard work and loyalty his master Keshava Panicker (Adoor Bhasi) he is well-loved and respected. In return for his trustworthy service, Panicker offers him a lorry, and a house in which to stay along with his family, that consists of Lakshmi (Kaviyoor Ponnamma), his wife and two sons. In time, Madhavan Nair becomes a successful businessman, who owns several buses, automobile workshops, and trucks. Balachandran (Lalu Alex), his elder son runs his business, while Rajendran (Mohanlal), his younger son is a carefree young man, who is in his final year of college. Rajendran falls deeply in love with Usha (Swapna), Panicker's daughter, while Balachandran is in love with Indu (Menaka), daughter of Varma (M. S Thrippunithara), the descendant of an old feudal family, who had lost all his wealth with time. In due course, both brothers gain familial approval to marry the girl of their dreams. However, after their marriage, petty quarrels between the sisters-in-law turns the atmosphere of the house into one of conflict and antagonism. The competition, rivalry and ego battles between the women spreads to the brothers as well and spirals out of control. Things deteriorate to the extent that the brothers begin having fistfights in front of their parents, inside the house. Will the parents succeed in intervening and stopping the conflict before tragedy strikes?

Cast: Jose Prakash, Mohanlal

Crew: J Sasikumar (Director), C Ramachandra Menon (Director of Photography), Johnson Master (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Drama, Family

Release Dates: 04 Mar 1984 (India)

Malayalam Name: സ്വന്തമെവിടെ ബന്ധമെവിടെ

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Frame Rate:
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Aspect Ratio:
2.39:1 (Scope)

Music Director: Johnson Master
Playback Singer: KJ Yesudas

Music Director: Johnson Master
Playback Singer: Vani Jayaram

Music Director: Johnson Master
Playback Singer: KJ Yesudas