Johnnie Walker (film)

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Johnnie Walker
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Directed by Jayaraj
Produced by Akshaya
Written by Ranjith
Starring Mammootty
Jeet Upendra
Kamal Gaur
Ranjitha
Jagathy
Soman
Music by S. P. Venkatesh
Cinematography S. Kumar
Release date
  • 10 April 1992 (1992-04-10)
Country India
Language Malayalam

Johnnie Walker (1992) is a Malayalam film directed by Jayaraj and written by Ranjith. Mammootty appeared in the lead along with a set of youngsters. The story centres around a middle aged man who joins the same college that his younger brother studies. The film, noted for its different filmmaking style, was a trendsetter in the 1990s[1] and was a big box office hit[2]

Plot[edit]

The film gets its title from Mammootty's character's role Johnnie Varghese. He has a brother Bobby Varghese who studies in Bangalore degree college for Economics. A visit from his brother and friends changes Johnnie's mind and he joins college despite of his age. From there he clashes with Swamy who rules the college with his drug gang. Because of his love towards his brother Bobby, Johnnie joins to his college as a student and starts living together. Soon he became the hero of the college as well as rival to Saamy and his gang. Bobby falls in love with his classmate Chandini, who was a depressed girl, as she was an adopted child to her parents. Chandini was addicted to drugs by Saamy and was hospitalised. Johnnie suffers from eye sight problems and realizes that he will soon lose his sight completely. Because of this he wants to see Bobbie's marriage and pleads to Chandini's parents for the same. At last they agrees after hearing his story. On the night of the marriage Bobbie is killed by Saamy and his gang. When Johnnie comes to know about his brother's death, he rushes towards Saamy and Didi, the leader of the gang and kills them. In the end Johnnie loses his sight completely and meets with an accident and dies.

Cast[edit]

Music[edit]

The music composed by S. P. Venkatesh, especially the song "Shanthamee Ratriyil". The lyrics were penned by Gireesh Puthenchery, who had a major break through this film.

Track listing
  • "Poo Mariyil" - K. J. Yesudas, K. S. Chitra
  • "Shanthamee Ratriyil" - K.J.Yesudas
  • "Minnum Palunkukal" - K. J. Yesudas
  • "Chanchakkam Thenniyum" - K. J. Yesudas
  • "Chemmana Poomacham" - S. Janaki

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Past To Present: Mammootty's Johnnie Walker!". Filmibeat.com. August 4, 2017. Retrieved August 6, 2017.
  2. ^ Lakshmi Vijayan (September 12, 2016). "ജോണി വാക്കര്‍ അന്നും ഇന്നും ഒരു നൊമ്പരം: ജയരാജ്". Malayala Manorama. Retrieved August 15, 2017.

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