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Directed byKamal
Written byVinu Kiriyath
Rajan Kiriyath
Gavin Packard
Kaviyoor Ponnamma
Music byOuseppachan
CinematographySaloo George
Edited byK. Rajagopal
Release date
  • 1992 (1992)

Aayushkalam (Malayalam:ആയുഷ്കാലം) (English:Life Long) is a 1992 Malayalam psychological thriller-fantasy film starring Jayaram, Mukesh, Sreenivasan and Gavin Packard. This movie was an uncredited adaptation of the 1990 Hollywood film Heart Condition[1] Aayushkalam was remade in Hindi as Hello Brother.


Balakrishnan (Mukesh) is a heart patient and works in a bank. He urgently needs a heart transplant and luckily he receives the heart of Aby Mathew (Jayaram) who dies a in a car accident. After the operation, Balakrishnan discovers that he can see Aby Mathew while nobody else can. Balakrishnan realizes that Aby Mathew is a ghost and is only visible to him.

Aby informs Balakrishnan that he has a mother who is staying with his wife and newborn daughter. He was murdered and not killed in a car accident. Aby had no enemies and wants to know his murderer and bring his killers to justice. He asks for Balakrishnan's help to find who was behind his death. Balakrishnan also gets the help of Sub Inspector Damu (Sreenivasan) who at first does not believe him but later assists in the investigation in an unofficial manner.

Balakrishnan discovers that Aby Mathew was murdered by his adopted brother and confidant, Alex Chandanavelil (Saikumar) who has selfish motives to take over his business, and realizes that the life of Aby's wife (Maathu) and mother (Kaviyoor Ponnamma) is also in danger. In the end Aby kills Alex, by entering Inspector Damu's body.



The film has one song in solo and another a duet written by Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri and composed by Ouseppachan.

  • Mounam Swaramaay by KJ Yesudas
  • Mounam Swaramaay by KJ Yesudas, KS Chithra
  • Mounam swaramaayi's tune is taken to sing the song chittikurumbi in 2003 Malayalam film [{mullavalliyum thenmaavum}] .. its music was also composed by {[oussepachan]} but the song is a bit type of western..and starting from a hum by [{unnimenon and sujatha]}..both songs is in raaga [{kalyani]}..==sound track==..


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