DirectorVisu Written byVisu Duration LanguageTamil
Release date1983 (1983) CastVisu (Ganesh), Vijayakanth, Srividya, Viji, Manorama Similar moviesRelated Visu movies
Dowry kalyanam full length tamil movie visu srividya s v sekhar 1983
Dowry Kalyanam (Tamil: டௌரி கல்யாணம்; English: Dowry and Marriage) is a 1983 Indian Tamil film, directed by Visu and produced by S. Suseela. The film stars Visu, Vijayakanth, Srividya, S. V. Sekhar and Viji. The film had musical score by M. S. Viswanathan. The film was remade in Kannada as Madhuve Madu Tamashe Nodu. It was based on a play by Visu and Kathadi Ramamurthy . The film is a black comedy showing the evils of Dowry
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Ganeshan and Ethiraj are best friends and colleagues. Ethiraj is a widower and an alcoholic while Ganeshan is married and has a sister. Ganeshan does not earn enough and borrows from Ethiraj and Rowthar frequently.
A misunderstanding arises when Ethiraj's mother proposes marriage between Ganeshan's sister and Ethiraj leading to a rift in their friendship. He challenges that he would get his sister married in a pompous manner.
However, the groom's family is behind dowry. The mother of the groom runs the family tyrannically. How Ganeshan struggles to make ends meet with lot of sub plots makes it an interesting movie to watch.
In the end, with help from lots of people, he gets his sister married only for his own sister to ask him about the remaining of the dowry.
Visu as Ganeshan
Vijayakanth as Ethiraj
Srividya as Uma
S. V. Sekhar as Manggupathi
Viji as Gowry
Kishmu as Raja Kalavai
M. N. Nambiar as Rowthar
Manorama as Seetha Latchmi
Venniradai Moorthy as Kandhasamy
V. K. Ramasamy as Jallandar Suppudu
The music was composed by M.S. Viswanathan.
Visu mentioned that the censor wanted 87 cuts for the film as they were not impressed with the caricatured portrayal of character Rowther (portrayed by M. N. Nambiar). Visu had to come up with the scene where he explains about his portrayal.