Akkare Akkare Akkare

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Akkare Akkare Akkare
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Malayalam: അക്കരെ അക്കരെ അക്കരെ
Directed byPriyadarshan
Produced byG. P. Vijayakumar
Written bySreenivasan
M. G. Soman
Maniyanpilla Raju
Nedumudi Venu
K. P. A. C. Lalitha
Music byOuseppachan
CinematographyS. Kumar
Edited byN. Gopalakrishnan
G. P. Films
Distributed bySeven Arts Release
Release date
Running time
150 minutes

Akkare Akkare Akkare (English: Beyond Across and Forever) is a 1990 Malayalam buddy comedy thriller film directed by Priyadarshan and written by Sreenivasan. It is the sequel to 1987's Nadodikkattu and 1988's Pattanapravesham. The story follows C. I. Ds Dasan (Mohanlal) and Vijayan (Sreenivasan) on an investigation for a stolen gold crown in the United States. Others in the cast include M. G. Soman, Mukesh, Maniyanpilla Raju, Parvathy, Nedumudi Venu, Sukumari, Jagadish, and K. P. A. C. Lalitha.[1]

The film was produced by G. P. Vijayakumar and distributed by Seven Arts Release. It was filmed in Houston, Texas and the Greater Los Angeles Area, California.[1]


When a priceless gold crown is stolen from India, Ramdas (Mohanlal) and Vijayan (Sreenivasan) are sent to the United States to retrieve it. The only clue they have is the pseudonym "Paul Barber" and a piece of torn shirt.



Akkare Akkare Akkare is one among the first few films in Malayalam to be shot in the United States.[2] The various filming locations were in,

The film was also shot in the city of Burbank, California.[3]


The music composition was done by Ouseppachan. The audio songs were released by the label J. S. Audio.[4]

All lyrics written by Sreekumaran Thampi.

Track list
1."Kannukannil"M. G. Sreekumar, Unni Menon, Jojo 
2."Swargathilo"M. G. Sreekumar, Unni Menon 

Cultural references[edit]

"Don't Let It End" by Styx plays in the backdrop when Dasan and Vijayan come down the escalator at the Chicago Ohare International Airport


The dialogue "Sadhanam Kayyilundo" from the film came as a popular catchphrase in Malayalam.[5] As well as "Meenaviyal Enthayo Entho", the popular one-liner delivered by Sreenivasan found place in Printed T-shirts.[6]


  1. ^ a b Aishwarya Vasudevan. "Priyadarshan – Mohanlal: Best films of the duo - The Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 8 May 2016.
  2. ^ Sanjith Sidhardhan (14 April 2012). "Mollywood goes to America". The Times of India. Retrieved 8 May 2016.
  3. ^ Asha Prakash (3 June 2014). "Once the fate of a film is decided, my entire focus is on the next film: Mohanlal". The Times of India. Retrieved 8 May 2016.
  4. ^ "Akkare Akkare Akkare Songs". Hungama Digital Media Entertainment. Retrieved 8 May 2016.
  5. ^ Nita Sathyendran (8 June 2011). "Rock on Avial". The Hindu. Retrieved 8 May 2016.
  6. ^ Shibu B. S. (18 October 2011). "Packing a punch". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 8 May 2016.

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