Theatrical release poster
|Produced by||David Kachappally|
|Screenplay by||Kalavoor Ravikumar|
|Story by||Kalavoor Ravikumar|
|Music by||Mohan Sithara
|Edited by||K. Rajagopal|
|Release date(s)||20 December 2002|
Nammal is a blockbuster Malayalam movie released in 2002. It is directed by the notable director, Kamal and produced by David Kachapalli. The movie stars Jishnu, Siddharth, Renuka Menon and Bhavana. It is best known for its award winning song, "Sukamanee Nilavu", sung by Vidhu Prathap and Jyotsana. The movie was shot in the campus of Government Engineering College, Thrissur and Holy Trinity School, Palakkad.
Other members of the cast include Vigeesh and Innocent. The music director is Mohan Sithara and songs were penned by Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri.
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.
- Jishnu as Sivan
- Siddharth Bharathan as Shyam
- Mithun Ramesh as Reji Voice for Jishnu
- Renuka Menon as Aparna
- Bhavana as Parimalam
- Suhasini Mani Ratnam as Snehalatha
- T. P. Madhavan
- Vijeesh as Jojo Thomas (Noolunda)
- Innocent as Shanmughan
- Balachandra Menon as Sathyanathan
- Ambika Mohan as Jojo Thomas's (Noolunda)mother
- Yamuna as Damayanthi
Malayalam Movie Awards 2002
- Kamal/David Kachapally
- Best Film with Popular Appeal and Aesthetic Quality
- Suresh Kollam
- Best Art Direction
- Special Jury Mention