It is 39 years of Varumayin Niram Sivappu. Let’s look at 7 facts about this classic film.
1. The film was simultaneously shot in Telugu as Aakali Rajyam. It was also remade in Hindi as Si Zindagi with Kamal Haasan and Anita Raj.
2. Actor – Director Pratap Pothan played the role of an eccentric filmmaker. This was his breaththrough film as an actor along with Moodu Pani.
3. It was actor Dileep’s acting debut. He played Kamal’s friend in the film.
4. The film won 3 filmfare awards. While K. Balachander and Venkataraman won the Best Actor and Best Film for the Tamil version Kamal won the Best Actor Award for the Telugu version.
5. The film won 3 State Awards for Best Film , Best Director and Best Actor respectively.
6. This was S. V Sekhar’s second film and his second consecutive film with Kamal after Ninaithale Inikum.
7. Actor Thengai Srinivasan played a small cameo in the film towards the end.
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