Janmabhoomi (1969 film)

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For Hindi film, see Janmabhoomi (1936 film).
Directed by John Sankaramangalam
Produced by John Sankaramangalam
Written by John Sankaramangalam
Starring Madhu,
Kottarakkara Sreedharan Nair,
S. P. Pillai,
T. R. Omana
Music by B. A. Chidambaranath
Cinematography Ashok Kumar
Edited by Ravi Kadakkal
Distributed by Dinny Films
Release date(s)
  • February 20, 1969 (1969-02-20)
Country India
Language Malayalam

Janmabhoomi (English: Home Land) is a 1969 Malayalam film written, directed and produced by John C. Sankaramangalam with Madhu, Kottarakkara Sreedharan Nair, S. P. Pillai and Ushakumari in the star cast.[1] It marks the directorial debut of John Sankaramangalam who later directed critically acclaimed feature films like Avalalppam Vaikippoyi (1971) and Samantharam (1985).[2] It won the Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration.



The film was made with financial support from the Film Finance Corporation. The film was shot in Wayanad on the Western Ghats.

The Film was distributed by Dinny Films.[3]


The film won the Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration for its theme of religious co-existence.[3]


  1. ^ Bibekananda Ray, Naveen Joshi (2005). Conscience of the race: India's offbeat cinema. Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Publications Division (India). p. 118. 
  2. ^ "John Shankaramangalam - Person Information". Complete Index to World Film (CITWF). Retrieved April 27, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Sixties: Collective Cinema". Public Relation Department, Government of Kerala. Retrieved April 27, 2011. 

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