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Amrithdhare: A must watch!

Lata Jha | September 19, 2005 16:54 IST

A still from AmrithdhareThree daysof meaningful livingis worthmanylifetimesof meaningless existence: The messageput forward by Amitabh Bachchanin his flash appearance towardsthe end of Kannada film Amrithdhare, is also the dictum that underscoresthis heart-tuggingmarital drama.

Outwardly, the language of Amrithdhare is regional. But it communicates ideas on love, loyalty, marriage and companionshipwith such passion that, beyond a point, the spoken language becomes the least consequential componentin writer-directorNagathihalli Chandrashekhar'snew film.

The story of a newly married couple Puru (Dhyaan) and Amritha (Ramya), who prefer to behave as though their togetherness isa never-ending courtship, is punctuated by boutsof heartwarming humour and absolutely crackling chemistry between the two who love eachother to death -- Amritha's death, as it happens to be.

The narrative is well-informed andthe language of love has never seemedmore desirable. While the director has written his scenes with utmost regard for the pitch and momentum ofthe bonding, hehas also made sure the romantic overture flows with easy grace. It doesn't take us long to become partof Puru and Amritha's beautiful marriage.

Bythe time Amritha's terminal illness surfaces,the film's end-gamebegins to seem like the final moments of a skillfully written opera. Dhyaan's heartbreaking attempts to keepimpending tragedy away from hiswife is so real, your heart simply melts. Theactorbrings a kind of vulnerable grace to screen heroism.

Ramyais right up there with Dhyaan, giving his yin a yummy yang. The ball-and-socketimpact of the couple is ably supported by the writer-director's vision of a world where love is the true healer. Chandrashekhar takes the couple's togetherness to the threshold of unspoken tragedy, then decides to end onanote of hope.

We don't see Amritha dying. She just fades out of our sight before the beautifully photographed(Krishna Kumar) Taj Mahal, toremind us that Shah Jehan and Mumtazweren't the only two people who loved eachother as much.

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Sub: Wonderful Movie!!!!

Every one has to see this Movie. Realy it was so good that you forgot all your depressions enjoy this movie completely. We can't expect ...

Posted by Prema.L

Sub: Excellent!!!!!

just go & watch it

Posted by navin

Sub: hi

story is very good.each n every one have to see this movie.RAMYA is so good.frankly speaking ,i was hating ramya.cos she scolded rashitha.i am fan ...

Posted by sandeep

Sub: Great Movie

Wonderful Movie. Hats off to Mr. Nagathihalli.

Posted by Dilip


Dear Frnds I saw this Amrthadhare first day..itself... it's really very pleasent movie... every one shoudl watch this kind of movies... music and phtography is ...

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