Director: K. Balachander; Writer: K. Balachander; Producer: P.R. Govindarajan, J. Duraisami; Cinematographer: B.S. Lokanath; Editor: N.R. Kittu; Cast: Sujatha Jayakar, Kamal Haasan, Rajnikant, Ravi Kumar, Leelavati, Kumari Padmini, Kutti Padmini, Swarna, Sudha, Meera, Kalavathi, Anupama, Uma, Gokulnath, Veera Raghavan, Satish, R.K. Raman, Hemasundar, Dhanapal, Master Hari
Duration: 02:38:58; Aspect Ratio: 1.333:1; Hue: 126.178; Saturation: 0.023; Lightness: 0.302; Volume: 0.171; Cuts per Minute: 13.877
Summary: Lovers Anu (Sujatha) and Bharani (Ravikumar) separate and Anu is forced to marry Ramnath (Rajnikant), the sadistic boss of her dying father. After she has a child she gets a divorce and finds a job in Madras. Her old lover Bharani is now her neighbour and their affair is resumed. Through all of this, she is supported by a Malayali clerk and ventriloquist Janardan (Kamalahasan), who also loves her. When her former husband reappears to destroy again her aspirations for a new life, her repentant mother-in-law (Leelavathi) stands by her,getting employed as her servant. In the end, abandoned once more, she leaves to start yet another life, this time with her mother-in-law.