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Pachakuthira Audio CD cover
|Produced by||babu shahir|
|Written by||T. A. Shahid|
|Budget||₹1.75 crore (US$250,000)|
|Box office||₹6.5 crore (US$940,000)|
Pachakuthira (translation: Grasshopper) is a 2006 Malayalam comedy-drama film directed by Kamal and starring Dileep and Gopika. The story of the film is adapted from 1988 American film Rain Man and received mainly negative reviews.
A junior artist in movies, Anandakkuttan, meets his long-lost German brother, Akash Menon. However, his brother is mentally unstable and he causes trouble to everyone including the neighbors. Initially Anandakkuttan hates Akash Menon, but finally he develops a bond between his brother and himself.
- Dileep as Anandakkuttan / Akash Menon
- Gopika as Nimmy
- Rosshan Andrrews as Himself
- Idavela Babu
- Kalasala Babu
- Fazil as Himself
- Salim Kumar as Chandran
- Rekha as Akash's foster mother
- Siddique as Akash's foster father
- Viji Thampi
- Nimisha Suresh as Butterfly Girl from Germany
- Sangeetha Shivan
•Ajai Shyam as the real pachakudira
It released in more than 50 theatres and had a good collection of 1.5 crore in first 6 days. The credit is to the dual role of Dileep as both as a young man and as an autistic patient.
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