Lorry (film)

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Not to be confused with The Lorry, a 1977 French film.
Directed by Bharathan
Produced by Rajamma Hari
Written by Padmarajan
Starring Achankunju
Balan K. Nair
Prathap Pothan
Music by M. S. Viswanathan
Cinematography Ashok Kumar
Edited by K. Narayanan
Supriya Films
Release date
  • 23 August 1980 (1980-08-23)
Country India
Language Malayalam

Lorry is a 1980 Malayalam film directed by Bharathan and written by Padmarajan. It stars Achankunju, Balan K. Nair, Nithya, Meena and Prathap Pothan.


Velan (Achan Kunju) is a street circus performer. He kidnaps and forcibly blinds village children and turn them into fellow circus performers. Once, he falls in love with one of his victims, Rani (Nithya), as does his lorry driver friend Ouseph (Balan K. Nair). Eventually, Ouseph and Velan kills each other allowing Rani to escape with the man she really loves, a lorry cleaner (Prathap Pothen).[1]



The music was composed by M. S. Viswanathan and lyrics was written by Poovachal Khader.

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 Arinju Naam thammil S Janaki, Chorus Poovachal Khader
2 Kannippoovininnu kalyaanam P Susheela, Jolly Abraham Poovachal Khader


  1. ^ "Bharathan". Cinemaofmalayalam.net. Retrieved 9 March 2011.

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