Jeevan Dhaara is a 1982 Indian Bollywood film directed by Tatineni Rama Rao. The film is a remake of the 1974 Tamil film Aval Oru Thodar Kathai. The film stars Rekha, Raj Babbar, Amol Palekar, Sulochana Latkar, Simple Kapadia and Rakesh Roshan. The movie belongs to Art Cinema genre, also known as Parallel Cinema. Rekha received a nomination for Filmfare Best Actress Award, the only nomination for the film. She is credited with the film's box office success.