43 Years of Ek Duuje Ke Liye (05/06/1981)

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1 min readJun 5, 2024

43 Years of Ek Duuje Ke Liye (05/06/1981)

Ek Duuje Ke Liye is directed by K. Balachander. Written by K. Balachander (original story and screenplay) and Inder Raj Anand (dialogues), it was a remake of the director’s own Telugu movie Maro Charitra (1978), which also featured Kamal Haasan in the lead role. The film, produced by L. V. Prasad, was labeled a “blockbuster” at the box office in 1981.

The film’s cast includes Kamal Haasan, Rati Agnihotri, Madhavi, Raza Murad, Rakesh Bedi, Poornam Viswanathan, Satyen Kappu, Shubha Khote, Asrani, Arvind Deshpande, Athili Lakshmi, and Sunil Thapa.

The cinematography was handled by B. S. Lokanath, and it was edited by N. R. Kittoo. The music, composed by Laxmikant-Pyarelal with lyrics by Anand Bakshi, significantly contributed to its success. The film received critical acclaim upon release, winning a National Film Award and earning 13 Filmfare nominations, eventually winning three.

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