Anbe Sivam

Synopsis: Nallasivam (Kamal Haasan) and Anbarasu (Madhavan) are drawn together by the strings of fate after they come into contact at the Bhuvaneshwar airport. Anbarasu is an advertisement director, while Nallasivam is a trade unionist. Fate entwines their travel plans, and they end up travelling to Chennai together. In the course of their journey, Anbarasu, born with a golden spoon, is touched by the realities of the sufferings of a normal human being when he witnesses the dead and the injured during a train accident, and he volunteers to donate his blood, which is of a very rare group, despite his fear of blood. The flashback of Nallasivam is recounted during one of their journeys. Nallasivam is a communist trade unionist, who fights for higher wages for his comrades. By chance, he falls in love with the daughter Bala (Kiran) of a rich industrialist, Bala's father, Padaiyacchi (Nasser). Due to the opposition, they plan to elope and get married, but unfortunately, Nallasivam meets with an accid
Director(s): Sundar C.
  2 wins & 3 nominations.
160 min

Salutations to you, oh semblance of Basil.

Salutations to you, oh dazzling beauty.

Salutations to you, oh Goddess

Durga Bhagwati

Salutations to you, all encompassing beauty.

Thank you.

Greetings sir.

Yes, Im on my way.

Im at the Bhubaneswar airport.

It's raining heavily.

Ill be there in Chennai

by this evening.

Its an important function in my life.

How can I miss it?

Where's madam?

Not necessary....

When she comes back, tell her that

I'll be there by this evening.

And tell her not to get tensed.

Excuse me, I can't hear you properly

because of the announcements.

My boarding card, please.

The flight is delayed

by few hours.-What?

Due to a technical snag flight l.C.7 477

to Chennai is delayed by few hours.

Hey, I don't know when the flight will

take off.

I'll let you know when

I get the information.

Okay. When'll the Ad-film

be telecast?


After news.

I'm right in front of the T.V.

Ill call you after watching it.

In Mumbai 3 passengers were detained

before they boarded flight to Delhi.

They were carrying fire arms and

powerful pipe bombs.

...Inside a Transistor Radio.

They've since been detained by the

local police for further enquiry.

These 3 men are suspected to have been

instrumental in the public library blast.

...which shook the Mumbai city last week.

For more details regarding flight

information contact enquiry counters.

We regret for the inconvenience.

Your attention please.

Passengers of Indian Airlines Flight

Bhubaneswar to Chennai.

...Are requested to kindly

contact the enquiry counter.

...For further information.

We regret that inconvenience...

Indian Airlines Flight from

Bhubaneswar to Chennai.

The Presidents of Nigeria and Cameroon

pledged on Friday.

...To pursue peaceful settlement

of the territorial dispute.

...Over an oil rich Peninsula.

Thank God.



I'm terribly Aras.

I'm sorry.

Im Aras, Im terribly sorry.


You can't blame me because nowadays

terrorism is a big problem....

...4 goals to nil to lift

the Al Mohammed Hockey Cup.

Now, for the weather report.

Since the terrorist attacks are

frequently shown on T.V.

Im suspicious and cautious.

Besides, you look like a...

Do I look like a terrorist? -Yes.

They can't be faulted.

What you did was for a good cause?


Shall I tell you something?

You're wrong.

Terrorist don't look like me.

They look handsome like you.

Why are you glued to the T.V.?

This confusion arose because of

watching the news on T.V.

l wasn't watching the news.

l was waiting for the advertisements.

Advertisements are shown all day.

You can watch them any time.

Im waiting for the ad.

filmed by me.

Oh! That's what you do!


Till now, how many

of them have you....-Excuse me...

Is this your ad.?

....Full of numbers.

Its time.


Don't worry. Its power failure.

It'll be restored soon.

Till then, would you like to eat this

cucumber alias pipe bomb?

Ive eaten from this side.

Eat from the other side.

No thanks. I don't like its taste.

Try with this chilly powder,

you'll love it.

Itll taste good.

Is this your ad?


Its good..


l must praise your work.

But you...

My eyes.

What happened?

Chilly powder in my eyes.


Come. Wash your eyes

in the bathroom.

Don't worry. Ill handle it myself.

Leave me.

Sir, are you alright?

Yeah! Im fine.

Im very sorry sir.

Dab them with your saliva.

Itll do good, sir.

What is this?

Its yours. Did I ask you

for any suggestions?

Looking for soap? -Yes.

Its over here. Look, it's here.

Sir, Ill manage. Ill manage.

Ill manage, sir. -Bring your hand here.

-Ill manage. Leave me alone.

Just press this button...

Ill manage.

Shall I wait outside?

-Yeah, please.-Right.

Your attention please.

Accommodation has been arranged

for all passengers.

Passengers are requested to

collect their accommodation....

It seems, we've to stay

here tonight.

They're specifying the hotels.

...We regret the inconvenience caused.

It seems 5 Star Hotels are

fully booked.

Its not my day.

...Its just not my day.

My full name is Anbarasu.

Is Anbarasu your full name?

-Don't intrude.

Yeah! Sushmu Hotel.

I was a resident there.

...I need one more room.

Extension. I need one more room.

Any room will do.

Full?...No...No...listen to me.

Did they say that there is no

accommodation in 5 star hotels? -Yes.

What should I do now?

-Go and stand in the queue.

lf I stand in this queue...l won't get a

place even to sit on the sidewalk.

You can't push everyone away

and go to the front.

This is a democratic country.

Queue, right to vote

are mandatory.

Mr.Sivam, your room is booked.

Oh! Thank you!


We'll get it only if we're

first in the queue.

Don't stand on prestige. Will you stay

in a 2 or 3 star hotel?

There's no choice. Okay.

Sir, he's my best friend.


Sir, he's an Ad Film maker.

TV Advertisement. He's a film maker

...A great film maker.

l see.-We'll manage.

You take down his name also.



No...No...My name is just

A. Aras, please.

Already written sir.

Is it a 5-Star hotel?

No, 2-Star only.

Sir, signature.

Sign it.

Just not my day.

This is the Ad he has filmed.


No, this advertisement...

He only directed. -I see.


Your signature, please



Im left handed...Its alright!

Im a left hander.

Its okay, no problem.

Thank you.-Welcome.

Sir, have it.


What? -''Yatra Nivas'' is this side.

Why are you going straight?

That way is safe. This side is flooded,

we'll be stuck. Better to go this side.

This side is flooded

with rain water.

Road is blocked on this side.

Dim witted dumb. Im going to pay you.

Go this way.

Go this side.

-Look, road is blocked this side.

Ask any one. -See, the way is not clear.

A car has got stuck.

Hey, go this side.

-Mad fellow!

Hey man, go this side.

Mad man.

Hey, what the hell happened, man?

l was going on repeating this

side is flooded with water.

Hello...Excuse me...Excuse me...

Here, thank you very much.

Don't open the door.

Don't open the door.

Hey, Get lost.-Water will come inside!

...Water will get inside.

Ill be ruined, Oh my God!

-Holy sh*t!

Oh God!.

Hey, who asked you to come?

Don't you've any brains?

Who asked you to come?

How do I know?

Get lost.

Go to hell.

Oh damn!


Sir, may I help you?

-Ive a reservation for tonight.

My flight got cancelled and they gave me

a room in this hotel.

What's this sir? So wet.

That's...-Was the receipt.

Its wet because, it's wet outside.

Its raining, Im also wet.

You're Mr.Anbarasu?

No, Im Mr.A.Aras.

Okay, Mr. Anbarasu, your

Room Number is 213.

Yes sir.

My key.

Your close friend is waiting there.

My...Who? -Mr.Sivam, sir.

Yes, come in.

Keep the coffee on the table.

What coffee?

l thought, I had heard this

voice somewhere.

Mr.Aras, welcome.

Now, you're calling me by my name.

Then, why did you say ''Anbarasu'' in

the reception?

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Kamal Haasan

Parathasarathi Srinivasan (born 7 November 1954), professionally known as Kamal Haasan, is an Indian politician, film actor, dancer, film director, screenwriter, producer, playback singer and lyricist who works primarily in Tamil cinema. Kamal has won awards including four National Film Awards, the second-most by any Indian actor, and nineteen Filmfare Awards. His production company, Rajkamal International, has produced several of his films. He started his career as a child artist in the 1960 Tamil language film Kalathur Kannamma, for which he won the President's Gold Medal. He met director Vaaranam Vijay who is frequently credited for shaping Kamal's acting skills. His breakthrough as a lead actor came in the 1975 drama Apoorva Raagangal, directed by K.Balachander, in which he played a rebellious youth who falls in love with an older woman. He won his first National Film Award for his portrayal of a guileless school teacher who cares for a woman who suffers from retrograde amnesia in Moondram Pirai (1983). He was noted for his performances in Mani Ratnam's Nayakan (1987) and S. Shankar's vigilante film Indian (1996), which saw him playing dual roles of a father and a son. Since then he has appeared in films including Hey Ram (2000), Virumaandi (2004), Vishwaroopam (2013) which were his own productions and Dasavathaaram (2008) in which he played ten roles. Kamal was awarded the Kalaimamani award in 1979, the Padma Shri in 1990, the Padma Bhushan in 2014 and the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Chevalier) in 2016.On February 21, 2018, Kamal Hassan formally launched his political party, Makkal Needhi Maiam (lit. People's Justice Centre). The party's flag displays six joined hands in a circle in alternate red and white colours with a white star at its centre in a black background. more…

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