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Directed by G Aravindan
Produced by K. Ravindran Nair
Written by Dr SP Ramesh
G Aravindan
Dr SP Ramesh
G Aravindan
Screenplay by Dr SP Ramesh
G Aravindan
Starring Balachandran Chullikkad
Satish Kumar ( currently EVP Asianet ) Kalpana
Kalabhavan Ansar
Chavara VP Nair
Music by Balachandran Chullikkad
Cinematography Shaji N. Karun
Edited by A Ramesan
General Pictures
Distributed by General Pictures
Release date
  • 22 January 1982 (1982-01-22)
Country India
Language Malayalam

Pokkuveyil (English: Twilight) is a 1982 Indian Malayalam film, directed by G Aravindan and produced by General Pictures ,Raveendranathan Nair. The film stars Balachandran Chullikkad, Kalpana,S Satish Kumar ( In Pokkuveyil Aravindan recorded its audio first as a composition for the flute by Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia and the sarod by Rajeev Taranath. The visuals were 'composed' according to musical notations, without any script.

Pokkuveyil won Aravindan the State Film award for best director.

Balachandran Chullikad ( Poet) , Kalpana ( Malayalam film actress ) , S Satish Kumar ( a national level basketball player) Kalabhavan Ansar and Chavara VP Nair were in lead roles. The film had musical score by Balachandran Chullikkad.[1][2][3] The indefinability of the human mind is the theme of the film.


The protagonist of the film is a young artist (Balachandran Chullikkad) who lives with his father, a radical friend, a Sportsman and a music-loving young woman. His world collapses when his father dies, the radical friend leaves him, the sportsman friend gets injured in an accident and has to give up sports and her family takes the woman away to another city. The final shot shows him curled up in foetal position in his cell in a mental asylum.

The movie won the Rajat Kamal for the second best movie in the country for the year 1982 . It was screened in several international film festivals ,including Cannes.

Pokkuveyil won Aravindan the State Film award for best director.

The background music of this movie was done by the great Sri Hari Prasad Chaurasia with the flute.

Shaji Karun's outstanding work behind the Camera was one of the main highlights of this movie.



The music was composed by Balachandran Chullikkad and lyrics was written by Balachandran Chullikkad.

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 Amme Pinvili Vilikkaathe Balachandran Chullikkad Balachandran Chullikkad
2 Oru Ormmathan Balachandran Chullikkad Balachandran Chullikkad


  1. ^ "Pokkuveyil". www.malayalachalachithram.com. Retrieved 2014-10-16. 
  2. ^ "Pokkuveyil". malayalasangeetham.info. Retrieved 2014-10-16. 
  3. ^ "Pokkuveyil". spicyonion.com. Retrieved 2014-10-16. 

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