Nammal

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Nammal
Nammal.jpg
Soundtrack cover
Directed byKamal
Produced byDavid Kachappally
Screenplay byKalavoor Ravikumar
Story byBalamuralikrishna
StarringSidharth Bharathan
Jishnu Raghavan
Renuka Menon
Bhavana
Music byMohan Sithara
Kaithapram Damodaran
CinematographyVenugopal
Edited byK. Rajagopal
Production
company
Chinku Achu Cinemas
Distributed bySwargachithra Release
Release date
  • 20 December 2002 (2002-12-20)
Running time
145 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageMalayalam

Nammal (English: Us) is a 2002 Indian Malayalam-language romantic comedy-drama film directed by Kamal and written by Kalavoor Ravikumar. The film features Sidharth Bharathan, Jishnu Raghavan, Renuka Menon, and Bhavana in the lead roles. It was the debut film of Sidharth, Renuka, and Bhavana. The music was composed by Mohan Sithara. The film was shot in Government Engineering College, Thrissur and Holy Trinity School, Kanjikode.[1]

Nammal was released on 20 December 2002 and was a commercial success at the box office. The film received three Kerala State Film AwardsBest Film with Popular Appeal and Aesthetic Value, Special Mention (Bhavana), and Best Art Director. It was remade in Telugu as Dost (2004).

Plot[edit]

Snehalatha (Suhasini) takes charge as the Principal in a college where Shyam (Siddharth) and Sivan (Jishnu) are the heroes. Shyam and Sivan are fun filled characters as well as naughty. Aparna (Renuka Menon) is teased and ragged by the duo, who happens to be the daughter of Principal's friend. Aparna complains and Snehalatha takes action against Shyam and Shivan. Soon to her surprise she discovers that Shyam and Shivan are orphans, hardworking and their guardian is a priest (Balachandra Menon). But the real twist to the story happens when Snehalatha finds out that one of them is her son.

Cast[edit]

Jishnu's voice was dubbed by Mithun Ramesh. Besides, Ramesh also played the role of Reji. Suhasini's voice was dubbed by Bhagyalakshmi.

Soundtrack[edit]

The film's soundtrack contains five songs, all composed by Mohan Sithara. Lyrics were written by Kaithapram Damodaran.

No. Title Singer(s)
1 "Enkaralil" Afsal, Franco, Chorus
2 "Ennamme" K. J. Yesudas
3 "Sukhamaani Nilavu" Vidhu Prathap, Jyotsna
4 "Kaathu Kaathoru" Pushpavathi, Balu, Gopan, Sunil
5 "Sooryane" M. G. Sreekumar, Rajesh Vijay
6 "Sukhamaani Nilavu" Jyotsna

Box office[edit]

Nammal was a commercial success at the box office.[2]

Awards[edit]

Kerala State Film Awards[3]
Asianet Film Awards

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kinescope". The Hindu. 23 December 2002. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  2. ^ "A filmi shot in the arm". The Hindu. 15 February 2003.
  3. ^ "State Film Awards (2000–12)". Kerala State Chalachitra Academy. Archived from the original on 7 July 2015. Retrieved 22 January 2018.

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