|Directed by||A. T. Abu|
|Produced by||Amjad Ali|
|Written by||P. R. Nathan|
|Screenplay by||P. R. Nathan|
Vaikom Muhammad Basheer
|Edited by||G Venkittaraman|
|Distributed by||Mak Productions|
Dhwani is a 1988 Malayalam musical romance film directed by A. T. Abu. It was the last completed film of veteran actor and evergreen hero of Malayalam cinema Prem Nazir who died on 16 January 1989. The film has music composed by legendary Bollywood composer Naushad. It stars Jayaram and Shobhana in the lead roles.. Suresh Gopi also makes an appearance in the movie. Noted writer Vaikom Muhammad Basheer makes a special appearance as the visitor at the hospital. The film was a huge hit due to several factors like the excellent performances by the cast and the rousing music scored by veteran composer Naushad, his first and only score for a Malayalam film.
- Prem Nazir as Rajasekharan Nair
- Jayaram as Shabari
- Shobhana as Devi
- Jayabharathi as Malathi
- Suresh Gopi as Dinesh
- Karamana Janardanan Nair as Kuttisankaran
- Thilakan as Vettukuzhy
- Sukumari as Thankamani
- Nedumudi Venu as Shekharan
- Innocent as Rappayi
- Jagathi Sreekumar ... Manikanta Pillai
- K. P. Ummer ... Omalloor Sadasivan
- Sabitha Anand ... Kanakam
- Haneefa Ambadi ... Sakhaavu Bhaskran
- Balan K. Nair ... Bahuleyan
- K. P. A. C. Sunny
- Rohini ... Sunitha
- Vaikom Muhammad Basheer ... the visitor at the hospital (special appearance)
|Soundtrack album by Naushad|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
The score and soundtrack for the movie are composed by renowned musician Naushad. It remains as the only Malayalam movie for which Naushad had composed music for. The lyrics are written by poet Yusuf Ali Kechery in Malayalam and Sanskrit. The soundtrack is highly regarded as one of the best and classic songs of all times in Malayalam film music.
|"Aankuyile Thenkuyile"||K. J. Yesudas|
|"Anuraaga Lola"||K. J. Yesudas, P. Susheela||Gowri manohari|
|"Maanasa Nilayil"||K. J. Yesudas||Abheri|
|"Oru Ragamaala Korthu"||K. J. Yesudas|
|"Jaanaki Jaane"||K. J. Yesudas||Yamuna Kalyani|
|"Jaanaki Jaane"||P. Susheela||Yamuna Kalyani|
|"Rathi Sukha Saaramayi"||K. J. Yesudas||Sindhu Bhairavi|
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