Sandhippoma is a 1998 Indian Tamil-language romantic drama film directed by Indrakumar. The film features Suriya and Preetha Vijayakumar in the lead roles, while Raadhika, Prakash Raj, Sarath Babu and Ambika also play significant roles. Deva composed the film's soundtrack while Rathnavelu handled the camera work. The film released on 9 July 1998. It was dubbed into Telugu as Viswam.


Vishwa (Suriya) and Nilani (Preetha Vijayakumar) fall in love. Her mother does not approve, but she goes along with it. Complications arise when Vishwa exhibits "fashion" photos that he has taken of Nilani, which further upsets her mother. Then it comes to light that Surya's father Santhosh (Prakash Raj) had an affair, and things take a dramatic, tragic turn for the lovers. In the end, both families arrive at the airport to prevent Nilani from boarding the flight, but to their bad luck, they could not stop it. Nilani commits suicide by swallowing poison from her ring, and Vishwa, who gets hit by a wall, turns mentally challenged with the behavior of a child.

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    director T. Indrakumar
    genre drama
    keywords bad luck end mentally challenged prakash raj
    musicBy Deva
    producer R. B. Choudary
    productionCompany Golden Picture
    publisher Super Good Films
    theme romantic drama