1986 |Best Actor - Swathi Muthyam |Nandi Awards
Swati Mutyam (English: The White Pearl) is a 1986 Telugu-language drama film written and directed by K. Viswanath and produced by Edida Nageshwara Rao. The film stars Kamal Haasan and Raadhika in the lead roles, while Gollapudi Maruthi Rao, J. V. Somayajulu, Nirmalamma, Sarath Babu, and Y. Vijaya play supporting roles. The soundtrack and background score were composed by Ilaiyaraaja. Swati Mutyam depicts the plight of a young widow who is rescued by an autistic man. The cult classic was selected by India as its entry for the Best Foreign Language Film for the Academy Awards in 1986, but was not nominated.