Aye Auto

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Aye Auto
Aey auto poster.jpg
VCD cover
Malayalam ഏയ്‌ ഓട്ടോ
Directed by Venu Nagavalli
Produced by Maniyanpilla Raju
Written by Venu Nagavalli[1]
Starring Mohanlal
Thikkurisi Sukumaran Nair
K. B. Ganesh Kumar
Maniyanpilla Raju
Music by Raveendran (Songs)
Johnson (Score)
Cinematography S. Kumar
Edited by N. Gopalakrishnan
Saraswathy Chaithanya
Distributed by Shirdisai Release
Release date
Running time
137 minutes
Country India
Language Malayalam

Aye Auto is a 1990 Indian Malayalam romantic-musical film directed by Venu Nagavalli and starring Mohanlal and Rekha in the lead roles.[2] The plot follows the life of auto drivers in the city of Kozhikode in Kerala. Aye Auto was the second highest-grossing Malayalam film of 1990 at the box office, behind His Highness Abdullah.[3]


Sudhi (Mohanlal) is a poor auto-rickshaw driver who meets Meenakshi (Rekha), granddaughter of a well-to-do family. Sudhi and Meenakshi fall in love but face strong opposition from her family, their only support being her grandfather, Krishna Pillai (Thikkurisi Sukumaran Nair).


Actor Role
Mohanlal Sudhi
Rekha Meenakshi (Voice dubbed by Bhagyalakshmi)
Sreenivasan Police
Thikkurisi Sukumaran Nair Krishna Pillai
K. B. Ganesh Kumar Suresh
Maniyanpilla Raju Thangu
Jagadish Sreekrishnan
Kuthiravattam Pappu Moidu
M. G. Soman Police Commissioner
Mohan Jose Dominic
Shyama Raji
Murali Bhadran
Kunchan Ramanan
Valsala Menon College Principal
Nandhu Lonappan
Adoor Pankajam Pankachi
Sukumari Rekha's grand mother
Keerikkadan Jose[Mohan Raj] Police inspector
Ashokan Sunnykutty
Santha Devi Sunnykutty's mother


The songs were composed by music maestro Raveendran and lyrics by Bichu Thirumala

Song Playback Other notes
"A. E. I. O. U" Mohanlal, Sujatha Raaga: Madhyamavati
"Auto Auto" Jayachandran, M. G. Sreekumar
"Sundari Sundari" M. G. Sreekumar, Chorus Raaga: Vasantha
"Saraswathi [Bit]" M. G. Radhakrishnan Traditional Folk


Aye Auto widely received positive response and was the second highest-grossing Malayalam film of 1990 at the box office, behind His Highness Abdullah.[3]


  1. ^ "Bharya Swantham Suhruth — Review". Oneindia.in. 11 March 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-26. 
  2. ^ "List of Malayalam films released during the year 1990". PRD, Government of Kerala. Retrieved 2009-07-26. 
  3. ^ a b Sharadhaa, A. (8 May 2013). "When the autowale grab all the limelight". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 15 January 2017. 

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