|Directed by||M. Padmakumar|
|Produced by||Alexander John|
|Written by||S. Suresh Babu|
|Distributed by||Jini Cinema|
Thiruvambadi Thamban (Malayalam: തിരുവമ്പാടി തമ്പാൻ) is a 2012 Malayalam action thriller film starring Jayaram and Haripriya in lead roles, directed by Padmakumar and written by S. Suresh Babu. It also marks the debut of kannada actor Kishore in Malayalam. It also has Nedumudi Venu, Samuthirakani and Jagathy Sreekumar in supporting roles.
- Jayaram as Thiruvambadi Thampan Tharakan
- Jagathy Sreekumar as Thiruvambadi Mathan Tharakan
- Haripriya as Anjali
- Kishore as Shakthivel
- Nedumudi Venu as Kunjoonju
- Samuthirakani as President
- Sreejith Ravi in a special appearance
- T. G. Ravi as Xavier
- Jayaprakash as Kishore
- Janardhanan in special appearance
- Nandhu as friend of thiruvambhadi thampan
- Babu Namboothiri as achuvettan
- Sreelatha Namboothiri as grand mother of thampan
- Anil Murali as a police man
The first schedule comprising the lead cast was filmed in Bihar where the big Gajamela at Sonepur, Bihar was filmed for the movie. The second schedule started from November 27 at Thrissur in which Thambi Ramaiah and Kishore joined the crew marking their debut in Malayalam films. Sneha was initially cast for the film but she later stepped out of the film to allocate dates for Kochadaiyaan and 2 more projects in Tamil and Telugu respectively. She was replaced by Kannada actress Haripriya.
Thiruvambaadi Thambaan was released to mixed and positive reviews. It turned out to be a family entertainter.
|2nd South Indian International Movie Awards||Best Actor in a Negative Role||Kishore||Pending|
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