Anbe Sivam (English: Love Is God) is a 2003 Indian Tamil-language comedy-drama movie directed and co-produced by Sundar C. The movie’s story and screenplay had been written by Kamal Haasan, and the dialogues had been offered by Madhan. Anbe Sivam options Kamal, R. Madhavan and Kiran Rathod within the lead roles, with Nassar, Santhana Bharathi, Seema and Uma Riyaz Khan taking part in supporting characters.
Impressed by the 1987 street movie Planes, Trains and Cars, the movie tells the story of an surprising journey from Bhubaneswar to Chennai undertaken by two males of contrasting personalities, Nallasivam (Kamal) and Anbarasu (Madhavan). The musical rating was composed by Vidyasagar. Arthur A. Wilson and M. Prabhaharan undertook duty for cinematography and artwork path, respectively.
Produced on a price range of ₹120 million, Anbe Sivam takes on a number of themes, together with communism, atheism, and altruism, and depicts Kamal’s views as a humanist. The movie was launched on 15 January 2003 to constructive critiques from critics, however it underperformed on the field workplace. Nonetheless, it’s now thought to be a basic and a cult movie in Tamil cinema.
Anbe Sivam was screened as a part of the Indian Panorama part of the Worldwide Movie Competition of India in 2003. On the 51st Filmfare Awards South, it acquired a Particular Jury Award and acquired nominations within the Finest Movie and Finest Actor (Kamal) classes. Madhavan was awarded Finest Actor on the 2003 Tamil Nadu State Movie Awards.