Veruthe Oru Bharya

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Veruthe Oru Bharya
Veruthe Oru Bharya.jpg
Cover art of Veruthe Oru Bharya
Directed byAkku Akbar
Produced bySalahudeen
Written byK. Gireesh Kumar
Screenplay byK. Gireesh Kumar
Story byK. Gireesh Kumar
Nivetha Thomas
Music byShyam Dharman
CinematographyShaji Kumar
Edited byRanjan Abraham
Cinema Kottaka
Distributed byPyramid Saimira
Release date

Veruthe Oru Bharya (English: A Wife for Nothing) is a 2008 Indian Malayalam-language drama film written by K. Gireesh Kumar and directed by Akku Akbar. The film stars Jayaram, Gopika and Nivetha Thomas in the lead roles.[1] The film was a commercial success at the box office.[2][3] For her role, Nivetha Thomas received Kerala State Film Award for Best Child Artist that year.[4] Gopika also received the Asianet Film Award for Best Female Actor.


Sugunan (Jayaram) is a husband who habitually underestimates his wife Bindu (Gopika) in managing a family. Sugunan wants his wife only to keep house - cook food for him, iron his clothes and clean the house after a long. tiring day for Bindu. Bindu does all these and more, but there's never a word of appreciation or a compliment from her husband. He doesn't even acknowledge the work that she is doing without any rest in her life. This often results in quarrels between them, but like any docile Indian wife, Bindu tolerates it for some time.

Sugunan is also indifferent (and possibly hostile) to Bindu's family - even though her father makes many attempts to get close to him. Bindu is upset at his behaviour. When he has the electricity supply to her father's house shut down since they were drawing power from the electrical grid, during her brothers wedding,Bindu misunderstands.

Later, during a trip to Kodaikanal, Sugunan doesn't "allow" Bindu to indulge in normal tourist activities like train rides etc. Sugunan's indifference when Bindu's mother dies drives home the point that she is just a non entity in her husband's life. Once Sugunan slaps her in a fit of rage and she decides enough is enough and goes back to her house.

A boy persuades Sugunan's teenage daughter Anjana (Nivetha Thomas) to go for a drive with him, and the jeep breaks down. Some thugs chance upon the hapless girl and try to molest her. The police arrive and rescue the two youngsters. Alarmed by the situation, Sugunan and Bindu are reunited and live happily ever after.



The film was mainly shot at various locations in Thodupuzha.

Box office[edit]

The film was a commercial success at the box office. The film completed 100 days run in theatres.[7][8][9][10][11][12]


  1. ^ "Gopika in 'Veruthe Oru Bharya'". IndiaGlitz. 29 January 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-10.
  2. ^ "Archive News". The Hindu. Retrieved 2016-12-01.
  3. ^ "Archive News". The Hindu. Retrieved 2016-12-01.
  4. ^ "Kerala State Film Awards announced". Retrieved 2016-12-01.
  5. ^ "Archive News". The Hindu. Retrieved 2016-12-01.
  6. ^ Published: Thursday, August 28, 2008, 10:01 [IST] (2008-08-28). "Veruthe Oru Bharya breaks records ! - Filmibeat". Retrieved 2016-12-01.
  7. ^ "Jayaram joins hands with Kamal after 12 years". Rediff. 9 August 2011.
  8. ^ "Sathyan & Jayaram are back!". Sify. 23 October 2008.
  9. ^ KERALA. "Mollywood: more flops than hits in 2008 - KERALA". The Hindu. Retrieved 2016-12-01.
  10. ^ Friday Review. "Sweet smile of success - TVDM". The Hindu. Retrieved 2016-12-01.
  11. ^ "Dileep-Gopika jodi returns - Movies". 2009-09-18. Retrieved 2016-12-01.
  12. ^ "5 superhits and 5 hits in 2008 - Malayalam Movie News". 2009-01-03. Retrieved 2016-12-01.

External links[edit]

Veruthe Oru Bharya on IMDb