|Produced by||R. Mohan|
|Screenplay by||Venu Nagavalli|
|Music by||S. P. Venkatesh|
|Editing by||N. Gopalakrishnan|
|Distributed by||Manorajyam Release|
|Running time||155 minutes|
Kilukkam (Malayalam: കിലുക്കം, English: Jingle) is a 1991 Malayalam musical comedy film directed by Priyadarshan and screenplay written by Venu Nagavalli. The story revolves around Nandini (Revathi), an orphan who comes to Ooty in search of her father.
The film was the highest grossing Malayalam film of 1991, it had more than a 300 day run at the theaters. It won five Kerala State Film Awards, including the awards for Best Actor (Mohanlal), Best Supporting Actor (Jagathy Sreekumar), Best Editor (N. Gopalakrishnan), and Best Cinematographer (S. Kumar).
Nandini (Revathy), is an illegitimate child who comes to Ooty, in search of her father who is a retired chief justice of supreme court. She finds Joji (Mohanlal), a tourist guide and acts as though she is mentally retarded and takes shelter in his home. Eventually she reveals her true identity and they slowly begin to fall in love. Other parallel threads includes the life of Joji and Nischal (Jagathy Sreekumar) and also that of Kittunni (Innocent) who leads a miserable and frustrated life as a servant.
|Sharat Saxena||Samar Khan|
|K. B. Ganesh Kumar||Justice Pillai's Son|
|Jagadish||Photographer (Guest Role)|
The movie was a huge success at the box office. Now the film is quite widely regarded as one of the greatest comedy films made in Malayalam and as a comedy classic. The scenes in which Nischal (Jagathy Sreekumar) lands up in hospital several times and Kittunni's (Innocent) farewell to his master (Thilakan) are still widely sought by audience in television phone-in shows. Kilukkam is also one of the highest grossing films in the Malayalam film history at that time. The movie ran for above 250 days. This film was remade in Telugu as Allari Pilla and in Hindi as Muskurahat.
|1||Kilukil Pambaram||M. G. Sreekumar|
|2||Ootypattanam||S. P. Balasubrahmaniam, M. G. Sreekumar, K. S. Chithra|
|3||Meenavenalil||M. G. Sreekumar, K. S. Chithra|
|4||Panineer Chandrike||M. G. Sreekumar|
- Best Actor - Mohanlal
- Second Best Actor - Jagathy Sreekumar
- Best Playback Singer (Male) - M. G. Sreekumar
- Best Cinematographer - S. Kumar
- Best Editor - N. Gopalakrishnan
- Kilukkam at the Internet Movie Database
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