Swanthamevide Bandhamevide

Swanthamevide? Bandhamevide? (transl. Where is own? where is relation?) is a 1984 Indian Malayalam-language family drama film directed by J. Sasikumar and written by S. L. Puram Sadanandan from a story by Sasikumar. The film is about the issues cropping up inside a family after the marriage of two sons. Mohanlal, Jose Prakash, Swapna, Lalu Alex, Menaka, and Adoor Bhasi appears in major roles. The film features music composed by Johnson.[1][2]

Swanthamevide? Bandhamevide?
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Poster designed by Gayathri Ashokan
Directed byJ. Sasikumar
Screenplay byS. L. Puram Sadanandan
Story byJ. Sasikumar
Produced byRoyal Achankunju
Josekutty Cherupushpam
CinematographyC. Ramachandra Menon
Edited byG. Venkittaraman
Music byJohnson
Royal Pictures
Distributed byRoyal & Cherupushpam Release
Release date
  • 4 March 1984 (1984-03-04)


Madhavan Nair, a lorry driver is loyal and honest to his master Keshava Panicker. In return, Panicker offers him a lorry, and a house in which to stay along with his family consisting of Lakshmi, his wife and two sons. With time, Madhavan Nair turns into a rich businessman who owns several buses, automobile workshops, and trucks. Balachandran, his elder son runs his business, while Rajendran, younger son is of carefree nature, who is also in his final years in college.

Rajendran fells in love with Usha, Panicker's daughter, while Balachandran is in love with Indu, daughter of Varma, an old feudal family, who had lost all his wealth with time. With the consent of parents, both Rajendran and Balachandran marry and their hearts throb. But life turns more troublesome after the marriage.

Both Indu and Usha get into petty quarrels leading to serious clashes inside the house. Things even get out of hand with both the brothers getting into physical fights in front of the parents. In such a fight between Rajendran and Balan, Madhavan Nair and Lakshmi interfere, but accidentally, the blow hit on Lakshmi's head, leading to her death, shocking everyone.



The songs were composed by Johnson and the lyrics were by Poovachal Khader.

Swanthamevide Bandhamevide (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
1."Amrithum Kulirum"K. J. Yesudas4:25
2."Oro Thazhvaravum"P. Jayachandran, Vani Jairam4:20
3."Odi Odi Odi Vannu Njan"J. M. Raju, Vani Jairam4:16
4."Shapamo Ee Bhavanam"K. J. Yesudas4:25



  1. ^ "Swanthamevide Bandhamevide". www.malayalachalachithram.com. Retrieved 20 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Swanthamevide Bandhamevide". malayalasangeetham.info. Retrieved 20 October 2014.

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