Kannum Karalum

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Kannum Karalum
Kannum Karalum.jpg
Directed by K. S. Sethumadhavan
Produced by A. K. Balasubramaniam
Written by K T Muhammed
Starring Sathyan,
Ambika Sukumaran,
Kamal Haasan,
Baby Vinodini
Music by M. B. Sreenivasan
Release date
28 September 1962
Country India
Language Malayalam

Kannum Karalum is a Malayalam language film starring Sathyan, Ambika Sukumaran, Sukumari, Kamal Haasan, and Vinodini.[1]

This was the first Malayalam film of Kamal Haasan - he played Sathyan's son. Vinodini was a child artist when she did this film and she did a dual role in this movie. The climax scenes of this film was shot on the top of the Sreenarayana Guru memorial at Varkala, Sivagiri. The movie has been produced by A. K. Balasubramaniam under the banner of Saravana Pictures



The music was composed by MB Sreenivasan and lyrics was written by Vayalar Ramavarma.

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 Aare Kaanaan Alayunnu K. J. Yesudas, Renuka Vayalar Ramavarma
2 Chenthaamarappoonthen Mehboob Vayalar Ramavarma
3 Kadaleevanathin P. Leela Vayalar Ramavarma
4 Kalimannu Menanju (Happy) P. Leela Vayalar Ramavarma
5 Kalimannu Menanju (Sad) P. Leela Vayalar Ramavarma
6 Thaatheyyam Kaattile Latha Raju Vayalar Ramavarma
7 Thirumizhiyaale K. J. Yesudas, P. Leela Vayalar Ramavarma
8 Valarnnu Valarnnu S Janaki Vayalar Ramavarma

Box office[edit]

The film was commercial success and ran over 100 days in theatres.[2]


  1. ^ "Kannum Karalum". vellithira.in. Retrieved 12 February 2010. 
  2. ^ "I wanted to become a sanyasi". Rediff.com. 29 May 2009.