Layanam is softcore pornographic film made in India in 1989. Produced and directed by Thulasidas, the movie was made in Malayalam language. It was one of the biggest hits in the South Indian soft-porn industry, which has earned a cult status. 10 years after its release it was remade in Hindi as Reshma Ki Jawani. It featured the story of a young boy (Nandu) who became intimately related to three older women (Silk Smitha, Devishri and Abhilasha). Three of the actors - Silk Smitha, Abhilasha and Nandu - of the film later committed suicide, enhancing the film's status.