Aadarsham is a 1993 Indian Telugu-language drama film, produced by C. Venkataraju, G. Sivaraju under the Sri Vijaya Lakshmi Productions banner and directed by Mouli. It stars Jagapathi Babu, Ashwini Nachappa, Raghu and music composed by M. M. Keeravani. Later dubbed into Tamil as Aananenna Pennenna.


The film begins at an orphanage where Jyothi a plucky naughty girl defies the rules. One day, Jyothi gets out that she has a family. Suryanarayana, her father an alcoholic, and his benevolent wife Savitri. The couple already has two daughters Lalitha and Vani. Suyarnarayana always subject Savitri to oppression for continuously giving birth to baby girls for which he admitted Jyothi to the asylum. Now Jyothi proceeds toward her father and coercively hangs with him. Subsequently, she takes on household responsibilities and also boosts the courage of her sisters to strive for their goals. Years roll by, and Jyothi toils and molds her sisters. Lalitha becomes well educated and works as a school teacher whereas Vani is a famous local singer. About which Suryanarayana is unbeknownst.