|Produced by||Swargachitra Appachan|
S. Ramesan Nair (lyrics)
|Editing by||K. R. Gaurishankar
T. R. Shekhar
|Running time||150 minutes|
Aniyathipraavu (English: The Younger Sister Dove) is a 1997 Malayalam musical-romance film directed by Fazil and produced by Swargachitra Appachan. It stars Kunchacko Boban and Shalini in the lead roles. The film tells a love story, about Sudhish Kumar (Kunchacko Boban) and Mini (Shalini) who fell in love despite being from two different religious communities. The music was composed by Ouseppachan with the lyrics by S. Ramesan Nair.
The film and the music was a trendsetter and one of the biggest hits in the history of Malayalam cinema. Fazil remade it into the Tamil film Kadhalukku Mariyadhai (1997) and Priyadarshan adapted the story for his Hindi film Doli Saja Ke Rakhna (1998).
Mini (Shalini) who is the apple of her mother's (KPAC Lalitha) and three brothers (Janardhan, Cochin Haneefa and Shajin)eye. She falls in love with Suddhi (Kunchacko Boban). But when her brothers know about it, hell breaks loose in both the houses. The lovers elope with the help of some friends. But when they are going to get married, they have a small talk and realise that the best thing they can do to prove their love is to go back to their parents. Finally their parents allow them to get together.
- Kunchacko Boban as Sudhish Kumar (Sudhi)
- Shalini as Mini
- Harisree Asokan as Chippayi
- Sudheesh as Radha Madhavan
- Janardanan as Dr. Kuttappayi
- Cochin Hanifa as Eeyo
- Shajin as Varkey
- Thilakan as Raghupal
- Srividya as Chandrika
- Innocent as Chellappan
- K.P.A.C. Lalitha as Mini's Mother
- Sankaradi as Ramachandran Nair
- Paravoor Bharathan as Udayavarma Thampuran
- Chandni as Shyama
- Kanakalatha as Gracey
- Aby as Santhappan
This film is said to be the one which catapulted Kunchako Boban to stardom. This film celebrated its silver jubilee run in many centres and it can be called a cult film which inspired a lot of youngsters with its storyline and treatment. It ran for more than 255 days.
|1.||"Aniyathipraavinu"||K. S. Chitra & Chorus||5:00|
|2.||"Aniyathipraavinu (pathos)"||K. S. Chithra||2:18|
|3.||"Ennum Ninne"||K. J. Yesudas & Sujatha Mohan||5:00|
|4.||"O Priye"||K. J. Yesudas||5:12|
|5.||"O Priye (Duet)"||M. G. Sreekumar, Sujatha Mohan & Arundhathi||5:12|
|6.||"Oru Raajamalli"||M. G. Sreekumar||4:44|
|7.||"Vennila Kadappurathu"||K. J. Yesudas, Sujatha Mohan, M. G. Sreekumar & Chorus||5:09|
|1997||Kadhalukku Mariyadhai||Tamil||Vijay, Shalini||Fazil|
|1998||Nenu Premisthunnanu||Telugu||J. D. Chakravarthy, Rachana||E. V. V. Satyanarayana|
|1998||Doli Saja Ke Rakhna||Hindi||Akshaye Khanna, Jyothika||Priyadarshan|
|2007||Preethigagi||Kannada||Murali, Sridevi Vijayakumar||Mahendar|
- The 1970s and 1980s actor, Krishnachandran, dubbed his voice for Kunchacko Boban, since it was his first movie. Krishnachandran was famous for his classic movies such as: Rathinirvedam, Unaroo, Yuvajanotsavam, Ee Nadu, and Belt Mathai.