Oru Veedu Iru Vasal

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Oru Veedu Iru Vasal
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Directed by K. Balachander
Produced by Rajam Balachander
Screenplay by K. Balachander
Story by Anuradha Ramanan (story 1)
Ananthu (story 2)
Starring Yamini
Music by V S Narasimhan
Cinematography R.Raghunatha Reddy
Edited by Ganesh Kumar
Kishore Kumar
Distributed by Kavithalayaa Productions
Release date
7 September 1990 (1990-09-07)
Country India
Language Tamil

Oru Veedu Iru Vasal (lit. One House, Two Entrances) is a 1990 Indian Tamil language drama film directed by K. Balachander starring Yamini, Kumaresh and Ganesh. The film had two storylines, first story was adapted from novel "Meendum Meendum" by Anuradha Ramanan and the second story was written by Ananthu. Violin virtuoso-brothers Ganesh and Kumaresh made their acting débuts. The film had no songs. The film won the National Film Award for Best Film on Other Social Issues at the 38th National Film Awards.


The film contains two distinct story lines, each story lines revolves around Ganesh and Kumaresh. This film depicts difficulties women face(d) in a predominantly male dominated society. How these women when pushed to edge fight their ostracised husbands and set a tone and lead a meaningful life.


  • Yamini as Vinodha
  • Kumaresh as Sugumar


Oru Veedu Iru Vasal was released on 7 September 1990.[1] The Indian Express said, "When you read a novel, if the author has any creative power and capacity to create engrossing characters, and if you have the sensibility to appreciate this, you enter into a whole new world. Seeing Kavithalaya's Oru Veedu Iru Vaasal directed by K. Balachander opened up such vistas for this writer."[2] The film became a box office bomb.[3]



  1. ^ "Oru Veedu Iru Vasal". The Indian Express. 7 September 1990. p. 3.
  2. ^ "Oru Veedu Iru Vaasal". The Indian Express. 7 September 1990. p. 7.
  3. ^ Shetty, Kavitha (February 28, 1991). "With most films flopping, Tamil film industry faces a bleak future". India Today. Retrieved 2018-08-10.

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