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Achayans film poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Kannan Thamarakkulam
Produced by C. K. Padma Kumar
Written by


Assistant directors = Sangeeth joy. Akhil.Biju bhaskar
Starring Jayaram
Unni Mukundan
Adil Ibrahim
Sanju Sivram
Prakash Raj
Amala Paul
Anu Sithara
Music by Ratheesh Vegha
Gopi Sundar (score)
Cinematography Pradeep Nair
Edited by Renjith K. R.
DNVP Creations
Distributed by Rejaputhra Release
Release date
  • 19 May 2017 (2017-05-19)
Country India
Language Malayalam

Achayans is a 2017 Indian Malayalam-language comedy film directed by Kannan Thamarakkulam and written by Sethu . Starring Jayaram, Prakash Raj, Unni Mukundan, Sanju Sivram, Adil Ibrahim,[1] Sshivada, Anu Sithara, and Amala Paul.[2][3] Principal photography began in November 2016, with shooting locations being Edakochi and Vagamon. The film was released in India on 19 May 2017.[4]


Four brothers Roy, Tony, Rafi and Aby drink on the night before Tony's wedding. Their family members send them to a Christian de-addiction centre,but are kicked out. When they decide and starts a road trip,they are accompanied by 2 women Reetha (Amala Paul) and Prayaga (Anu Sithara),whom are escaped from a critical situation. When they reached a hotel,on the eve of New Year 2017,they sleep late after celebration. On the next day Reetha is found murdered. Who is the culprit and reason behind her death makes the main plot of this movie. It is later revealed that it was Prayaga,who is the culprit as Reetha was against Prayaga's marriage to anyone. Reetha was a tomboy from her childhood,who always wished to companion of Prayaga.



The Venture began production in November 2016. Achayans marked second collaboration for the duo after Aadupuliyattam.


Achayans was opened in over 100 screens in Kerala, released alongside Godha and Adventures of Omanakuttan on 19 May 2017.[6][7]


Indiaglitz rated 2/5 and said that "Achayans needs to have been reworked in a different way. A more sharper script would have made it more entertaining".[8] Deccan Chronicle stated that the movie is a one time watch and rated 2.5/5.[9] The Times of India rated the movie 2.5/5 and said that "Overall, Achayans is a film that requires some patience to watch and doesn't quite qualify as an entertainer".[10] Though the critic reviews were unfavourable, the film managed to be one of the profitable ventures of 2017,due to positive reviews from audience.[11][12]


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