Theatrical release poster
|Produced by||David Kachappally|
|Screenplay by||Kalavoor Ravikumar|
|Story by||Kalavoor Ravikumar|
|Music by||Mohan Sithara
|Edited by||K. Rajagopal|
|20 December 2002|
Nammal (English: We) is a 2002 Malayalam romantic comedy drama film directed by notable director Kamal and produced by David Kachapalli. The movie stars Siddharth, Jishnu, Renuka Menon and Bhavana. It is best known for its award winning song, "Sukamanee Nilavu", sung by Vidhu Prathap and Jyotsana. It was the debut film of Sidharth, Jishnu and Bhavana. The movie was shot in the campus of Government Engineering College, Thrissur and Holy Trinity School, Palakkad.
Nammal is another campus movie from Kamal after Niram. What is different this time is Kamal introduces new faces Siddharth and Jishnu. Kamal provides glimpses of the new campus with adventure in his movie with these debutants.
Snehalatha (Suhasini) takes charge as the Principal in a college where Shyam (Siddharth) and Sivan (Jishnu) are the heroes. Shyam and Sivan are fun filled characters as well as naughty. Aparna (Renuka Menon) is teased and ragged by the duo, who happens to be the daughter of Principal's friend. Aparna complaints and Snehalatha takes action against Shyam and Shivan. Soon to her surpurise she discovers that Shyam and Shivan are orphans, hardworking and their guardian is a priest (Balachandra Menon). But the real twist to the story happens when Snehalatha finds out that one of them is her son.
Suhasini has done a splendid job backed by a strong character. Music by Mohan Sitara's and script by Kalavoor Ravi kumar.
- Siddharth Bharathan as Shyam
- Jishnu as Sivan
- Suhasini Mani Ratnam as Snehalatha
- Renuka Menon as Aparna
- Bhavana as Parimalam
- Balachandra Menon as Sathyanathan
- Innocent as Shanmughan
- Mithun Ramesh as Reji Voice for Jishnu
- T. P. Madhavan as Principal
- Vijeesh as Jojo Thomas (Noolunda)
- Ambika Mohan as Jojo Thomas's (Noolunda)mother
- Yamuna as Damayanthi
- Kulappulli Leela
- Kalabhavan Shajon
Nammal was a blockbuster at the box office.
Malayalam Movie Awards 2002
- Kamal/David Kachapally
- Best Film with Popular Appeal and Aesthetic Quality
- Suresh Kollam
- Best Art Direction
- Special Jury Mention
|1||"Enkaralil"||Afsal, Franco, Chorus|
|2||"Ennamme"||Dr. K. J. Yesudas|
|3||"Sukhamaani Nilavu"||Vidhu Prathap, Jyotsna|
|4||"Kaathu Kaathoru"||Pushpavathi, Balu, Gopan, Sunil|
|5||"Sooryane"||M. G. Sreekumar, Rajesh Vijay|