Nombarathi Poovu

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Nombarathi Poovu
Nombarathi Poovu.jpg
Directed by P. Padmarajan
Written by P. Padmarajan
Starring Madhavi
Baby Sonia
Music by M. G. Radhakrishnan
Cinematography S. Kumar
Edited by B. Lenin
Release date
  • 9 April 1987 (1987-04-09)
Country India
Language Malayalam

Nombarathi Poovu (English: The Sorrowful Flower) is a 1987 Malayalam drama film written and directed by P. Padmarajan.[2] It stars Madhavi, Baby Sonia, Mammootty, Shari and Unnimary. Its story is about the deep relation between Gigi (Sonia) and Padmini (Madhavi).[1] Its songs were composed by M. G. Radhakrishnan while the background score was done by Johnson.


The movie shows how a young woman Padmini(Madhavi) who is separated from her husband gets attached to a young orphan girl Gigi(Sonia) when they meet in a hospital during their stay after a bus accident. Gigi has lost her mother in the accident and Padmini decides to take Gigi with her. Gigi is not completely mentally stable and is a special needs child. Padmini brings Gigi to Dr. Padmanabhan (Mammootty) who after initial apprehension accepts Gigi in his institute as a student by the day. Gigi gradually improves and Padmini is peaceful. Padmini's separated husband Sethu (Lalu Alex) is still trying to win her back. The viewers are shown that Padmini separated from her husband because she lost her children due to an episode of reckless motorcycle riding from husband. Padmini decides to go back to Sethu and adopt Gigi as their daughter. However Gigi's special behavior annoys Sethu and Gigi starts to feel insecure about losing her mother again. The movie goes on to show Padmini's emotional turbulence.




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