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Poster designed by Gayathri Ashokan
Directed by Priyadarshan
Produced by Thiruppathi Chettiyar
Written by Priyadarshan
Screenplay by VR Gopalakrishnan
Starring Mohanlal
Ganesh Kumar
Music by Reghu Kumar (Songs)
K. J. Joy (Background score)
Cinematography S Kumar
Edited by Sankunni
Distributed by Evershine Release
Release date
  • 8 June 1987 (1987-06-08)
Country India
Language Malayalam

Cheppu (Malayalam: ചെപ്പ്) is a 1987 Malayalam language film made in India, directed by Priyadarshan and starring Mohanlal.[1][2][3] The film is based on the 1982 Canadian film Class of 1984.This film was a huge hit.


Ramachandran (Mohanlal) got a job as an English lecturer in T. K. P. Memorial College, only to find that the college is full of drugs and politics, led by young Ranjith Mathews (Ganesh), son of an M.P. (Prathapachandran). Ramachandran has helped the students, including a geek who was beaten by Ranjith's gang.

Ramachandran fights against Ranjith until he is murdered by his gang in the end. A student, whom Ramachandran had saved, late kills Ranjith for his honour.



The music was composed by Raghu Kumar and lyrics was written by Poovachal Khader.

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 Free And Young Brenda Lee Priyadarshan
2 Maarivillin Chirakode K. J. Yesudas, K.S. Chitra Poovachal Khader


  1. ^ "Cheppu". Retrieved 2014-10-17. 
  2. ^ "Cheppu". Archived from the original on 17 October 2014. Retrieved 17 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "Cheppu". Retrieved 2014-10-17. 

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