Sandhyakku Virinja Poovu
|Sandhyakku Virinja Poovu|
|Directed by||P. G. Viswambharan|
|Produced by||Raju Mathew|
|Screenplay by||Thoppil Bhasi|
|Story by||P. R. Shyamala|
|Based on||Sandhyakku Virinja Poovu|
by P. R. Shyamala
|Edited by||G. Venkitaraman|
|Distributed by||Century Release|
Sandhyakku Virinja Poovu (transl. Flower that bloomed at twilight) is a 1983 Indian Malayalam-language drama film written by Thoppil Bhasi and directed by P. G. Viswambharan. It is based on the 1980 novel of the same name by P. R. Shyamala. The film features Shankar, Seema, Mohanlal, Mammootty, Prathapachandran and Adoor Bhasi in major roles.
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Dr. Baladevi (Seema) is a gynecologist. She lost her parents at a young age and is deeply attached to her only brother Thilakan (Shankar). Thilakan gets an opportunity to pursue his study in U.S. As he was about to depart, he tells Baladevi about his girlfriend Subhashini and wanted Baladevi to take care of her.
The twist comes when Subhashini informs Baladevi that she was raped by a man and is pregnant. She wants Baladevi to abort her child. However, she dies during the MTP surgery and Baladevi gets into an allegation and legal case related to that death. A case is filed by Subhashini's cousin Ramu (Mohanlal), who also tries to blackmail Baladevi for money.
Baladevi is helped by Adv. Jayamohan (Mammootty), who has a weakness for ladies. The verdict came in favour of Baladevi, who eventually falls for Jayamohan, whose lifestyle changes after involving in a relation with her. Meanwhile, Jayamohan also reveals that Subhashini has had relations with many men including him, and Ramu was a pimp, not a cousin to her.
- Shankar as Thilakan
- Seema as Dr. Baladevi
- Mohanlal as Ramu
- Mammootty as Adv. Jayamohan
- Adoor Bhasi as Panikkarammavan
- Uma Bharani as Subhashini
- Ambika as Priya
- Prathapachandran as Nambiar
- Sukumari as Jayamohan's mother
- V. D. Rajappan as a common friend of Jayamohan and Baladevi
|"Bulbul Bulbul Maine"||K. J. Yesudas||Party song picturised on Mammootty, Seema and others|
|"Manjum Kulirum"||Krishnachandran & S. Janaki||Romantic duet picturised on Shankar and Uma|
|"Mizhiyil Meen Pidanju"||K. J. Yesudas||Love song picturised on Mammootty and Seema|