Swati Mutyam is a Telugu movie released in 1986. Kamal Haasan and Raadhika are played the lead roles in this movie that is written and directed by K.Viswanath. Edida Nageshwara Rao produced it under Poornodaya Movie Creations banner while M. V. Raghu is the cinematographer. Ilayaraja composed the songs and all the songs are still favorite for his fans. Especially Laali Laali son is still played at the households where the mother plays it to entertain newly born children.
This drama was India's official entry to the Oscars for the Best Foreign Language Film category in 1986 but was not nominated. The film was screened at the Asian and African film festival in Tashkent, the Moscow Film Festival, the 11th International Film Festival of India in the inaugural mainstream section. It was also screened at the Asia Pacific Film Festival where it won awards for Best Film and Best Actor categories.
Swati Mutyam was a blockbuster hit at the time of release. The film received the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu, the Nandi Award for Best Feature Film, and the Filmfare South Award for Best Direction.
The movie was remade in Kannada as Swathi Muthu and in Hindi as Eeshwar and dubbed into Tamil as Sippikkul Muthu.