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Poster by Gayathri Ashokan used as DVD Cover
Directed by Sathyan Anthikkad
Produced by K. Rajagopal
Screenplay by Sreenivasan
Story by Sreenivasan
Starring Mohanlal
Music by Johnson
Cinematography Vipin Mohan
Edited by K. Rajagopal
K. R. G. Movie International
Distributed by K. R. G. Enterprises
Release date(s)
  • April 7, 1989 (1989-04-07)
Running time 145 minutes
Country India
Language Malayalam

Varavelpu (English: Welcome) is a 1989 Malayalam black comedy film directed by Sathyan Anthikkad and written by Sreenivasan. The film stars Mohanlal, Revathi, Sreenivasan, Thilakan, Murali, Innocent, Mamukkoya, and Jagadish. The film was produced by editor K. Rajagopal under the banner of K. R. G. Movie International and has been distributed by K. R. G. Enterprises.

The film depicted trade union problems plaguing Kerala. The story follows Murali (Mohanlal) who starts a bus service, and the problems he had to face with the trade unions.

Plot summary[edit]

The Movie is about a young Malayali man who returns to his home state of Kerala after seven long years of working hard in the Gulf. He now plans to settle in his native town, with whatever he managed to save over the years. The movie traces his plight as he ventures to spend the rest of his life running a bus in a state where employee strikeouts are a common day-to-day event. How he finally has to return to the Gulf losing everything, for another coming (welcome) forms the crux of the movie.



The songs of this movie has been composed by Johnson and has been written by Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri.


Government of Tamil Nadu

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