Gramam

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Gramam
Directed by Mohan Sharma
Produced by Mohan Sharma
Written by Mohan Sharma
Starring
Cinematography Madhu Ambat
Release date
  • 10 August 2012 (2012-08-10)
Running time
131 minutes
Country India
Language Malayalam
Tamil

Gramam (Namma Gramam) is an Indian bilingual film written, directed and produced by actor-producer Mohan Sharma. It was simultaneously made in Malayalam and Tamil languages under the titles Gramam and Namma Gramam, respectively. It stars Nishan, Samvrutha, Nedumudi Venu, Sukumari, Mohan Sharma, Y. G. Mahendraa, Nalini and Fathima Babu. The film, which was well received by critics upon its screening at various film festivals, won two National Film Awards and two Kerala State Film Awards among other laurels.[1]

Gramam is the first part of a trilogy on the Palakkad Brahmin community. Set between 1937 and 1947, the film is about a child widow and how she fights societal conventions. The second and third parts of the trilogy will be respectively set between 1947-1962 and 1962-1975.[2]

The film released in Kerala on 10 August 2012.

Awards[edit]

National Film Awards
Kerala State Film Awards

Cast[edit]

  • Mohan Sharma as Rao Bahadur Mani Swami
  • Nishan as Kannan
  • Samvrutha as Thulasi
  • Nedumudi Venu as Govindankutty Maashu
  • Sukumari as Amminiyamma/ Paatti
  • Nalini as Kunju Ammaal
  • Priya as Nechumu/Lakshmiyamma
  • Renuka as Thankam
  • Kozhikode Narayanan Nair as Panikkar Jolsyan
  • Kalamandalam Radhika as Narayani
  • Fathima Babu as Karthyayani
  • Y. G. Mahendraa as Burma Ambi Swami
  • Maya Vishwanath as Bhargavi
  • Kripa as Vrinda
  • Aneesh G Menon as Kuttan
  • Ravi Shankar
  • Abhilash


References[edit]

  1. ^ Pradeep, K (26 June 2012). "Frames of memory". The Hindu. Kochi. Retrieved 29 June 2012. 
  2. ^ Pradeep, K (7 June 2012). "A new role". The Hindu. Kochi. Retrieved 29 June 2012. 

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