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Directed byBlessy
Produced byRaju Malliath
A. R. Zulfikar
Written byBlessy
Bhumika Chawla
Suresh Menon
Murali Gopy
Lakshmi Gopalaswamy
Music byMohan Sithara
CinematographyAjayan Vincent
Edited byVijay Shanker
YavonnE Entertainment Company
Distributed byMaxlab Cinemas and Entertainments
Release date
  • 25 June 2009 (2009-06-25)
Running time
150 minutes

Bhramaram (transl.Beetle) is a 2009 Indian Malayalam-language thriller road movie, written and directed by Blessy, starring Mohanlal, Suresh Menon, Murali Gopy, and Bhumika Chawla. The film was released on 25 June 2009.


Unni is a share broker in Coimbatore and leads a comfortable life with his wife Latha and daughter Lakshmi / Lechu. Into the cosiness of such a living intrudes a stranger who introduces himself as Jose.

Cashing in on Unni's forgetfulness, Jose goads him into believing that he is Unni's 7th grade classmate. However, a sense of insecurity pervades, with the unwelcome guest – alcoholic and somewhat eccentric – pitching for an extended stay. Unni's misgivings about the 'mystery man' and his ulterior motives proves true, when his confidant and classmate, Dr Alex Varghese, on consultation, reaffirms his doubts that they had no schoolmate in the name of Jose.

Soon, they discover to their horror that the stranger is that man whose arrival they have been dreading for a long time now, Sivankutty. It is eventually revealed that Unni and Alex ruined Sivankutty's life by framing the latter for a murder which they had committed. The duo realises that it is payback time and that they're at the receiving end. Death is looming over their head.



Soundtrack album by
LabelManorama Music
ProducerRaju Malliath, A. R. Zulfikar
Mohan Sithara chronology
Dalamarmarangal Bhramaram Malayali

The soundtrack features two songs composed by Mohan Sithara, with lyrics by Anil Panachooran.

Track Song Title Singer(s) Duration
1 Kuzhaloothum Poomthennale G. Venugopal, Sujatha Mohan 4:26
2 Annarakanna Va Vijay Yesudas, Poornasree, Krishna, Vishnu, Dr. Unnikrishnan 5:06
3 Kuzhaloothum Poomthennale G. Venugopal 4:26
4 Annarakanna Va Mohanlal, Vishnu, Dr. Unnikrishnan 5:06


The film was released on 25 June 2009.


The film got mostly positive reviews. The film was widely appreciated for Mohanlal's performance. Many directors had commented on the style of making and maintaining suspense. The film got overwhelmingly positive reviews from critics.The film was dubbed in Telugu under the same title.


Kerala State Film Awards
Filmfare Awards South
Asianet Film Awards
  • Best Actor – Mohanlal
  • Best Child Artist – Baby Niveditha
  • Best Cinematographer – Ajayan Vincent
  • Best Editing – Vijay Sankar
Annual Malayalam Movie Awards (Dubai)
Amrita Mathrubhumi Film Awards
  • Best Cinematographer – Ajayan Vincent
State Film Critics Awards
Vanitha Film Awards
  • Most Popular Actor – Mohanlal
  • Best Cinematographer – Ajayan Vincent
Kairali TV – World Malayali Council Film Awards
Federation of Film Societies
  • Special Jury Award (Director) – Blessy
Jaihind TV Film Awards
Jaycee Award
South Cine Awards[2]
Surya TV Film Awards
  • Best Cinematographer – Ajayan Vincent
  • Best Child Artist – Baby Niveditha
The Sathyan Memorial Film Awards[3]


  1. ^ "Amma Awards 2009". Archived from the original on 27 September 2009.
  2. ^ "South Cine Awards Result". Archived from the original on 10 September 2010.
  3. ^ "Sathyan memorial film awards announced". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 13 January 2010.

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