Ezhavathu Manithan

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  • 1982
  • 2 hr 5 min
  • 6.9  (20)

Ezhavathu Manithan is a Tamil drama movie released on 27th May 1983. The movie marks the directorial debut of the renowned director K. Hariharan. The film features Raghuvaran and S. Sathyendra in the lead roles, supported by a talented ensemble of actors including K. Bhagyaraj, Poornima Jayaram, and Viji Chandrasekhar. The movie revolves around the life of the protagonist, Raja (Raghuvaran), an unemployed youth who is struggling to make ends meet. Raja and his sister live in a small house, and they have to face financial difficulties every day. Raja is a sincere and hardworking person who is determined to improve his life and give his sister a better future.

One day, Raja meets an old friend who introduces him to a wealthy businessman, Mr. Ravi (S. Sathyendra). Mr. Ravi is impressed by Raja's honesty and sincerity and offers him a job in his company. Raja's life takes a turn for the better as he starts to earn a good salary and lives in a comfortable house. However, Raja soon realizes that his boss has ulterior motives and is involved in illegal activities.

Raja's conscience does not allow him to work in such an environment, and he decides to quit his job. Mr. Ravi becomes furious with Raja's decision and threatens to ruin his life. Raja faces many challenges as Mr. Ravi tries to destroy his reputation and cause harm to his family. The movie follows Raja's struggles and how he overcomes them by standing up against the corrupt system.

Throughout the movie, we see the stark contrast between Raja, who values honesty and morality and Mr. Ravi, who is greedy and corrupt. The movie sends a powerful message about the importance of integrity and standing up against injustice. The performances by the lead actors are outstanding, and they succeed in bringing out the various emotions of their characters.

The film also portrays the struggles of the working-class people and highlights the socio-economic issues prevalent in society. The movie's dialogues are thought-provoking and showcase the filmmakers' commitment to discussing relevant topics.

The music of the film is composed by Ilaiyaraaja and is one of the highlights of the movie. The songs are melodious and add to the overall impact of the movie. The cinematography is at par with the other films of that era and captures the essence of the story beautifully.

Overall, Ezhavathu Manithan is an exceptional movie that deserves recognition for its impactful story, powerful message, and flawless performances. It is a movie that is relevant even today and can inspire individuals to fight against corruption and injustice.

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    2 hr 5 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (20)