Poomaram

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Poomaram
Poomaram film poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byAbrid Shine
Produced byPaul Varghese
Abrid Shine
Written byAbrid Shine
StarringKalidas Jayaram
Music byPerumbavoor G. Raveendranath
Gopi Sundar
Faisal Razi
Leela L GiriKuttan
Arackal Nandakumar
Nasil P
K.A Anish
Vishnu Sivasankar
Sayoojya Das
CinematographyGnaanam Subramanian
Edited byKR Midhun
Production
company
Dr. Paul's Entertainment
Distributed byCentral Pictures, Popcorn Entertainments (Asia Pacific release)
Release date
  • 15 March 2018 (2018-03-15) (India)
Running time
152 minutes[1]
CountryIndia
LanguageMalayalam

Poomaram released in 2018 Indian Malayalam-language musical drama film written, co-produced and directed by Abrid Shine. The film stars Kalidas Jayaram.[2] Principal photography began on 12 September 2016 in Ernakulam.[3][4][5]

Plot[edit]

The film is based on the Mahatma Gandhi University Youth Festival which takes place every year, where different colleges under the university participate for winning the champion trophy.

Cast[edit]

  • Kalidas Jayaram as Gauthaman C.A, Chairman of Maharaja's College Union[6]
  • Neeta Pillai as Irene George, Chairperson of St. Teresa's College Union
  • Architha Anish as Malavika[7]
  • Joju George as Police Inspector Daya Swaroop
  • Jayaraman Siva Menon as Gauthaman’s father
  • Rohini Nair as Teacher
  • Sarvasri as Singer
  • Shikha Prabhakar as Singer
  • Ismath P.I as Singer
  • Ramya Krishnan as Chenda player
  • Pooja Suchithran as Harmonium player
  • Aparna as Tablist
  • Sreeshma as Meenakshi(Meenu)
  • Vivek as Vivek C.B(Kili)
  • Merin Philip as Friend of Irene
  • RLV T K Anil Kumar as Dance Master of St.Teresa's College
  • Sangeetha S kumar
  • Kunchacko Boban as Himself (Cameo appearance)[8]
  • Meera Jasmine as Herself (Cameo appearance)[9]
  • Suresh Thampanoor as Suresh (Cameo Appearance)
  • Rasnesh Kannadikuzhi as Sunikuttan

Production[edit]

Shooting commenced on 12 September 2016 at Maharaja's College, Ernakulam.[10] St. Kuriakose Senior Secondary School Kaduthuruthy,Mangalam College of Engineering and St. Thomas College, Kozhencherry.[11][12]

Soundtrack[edit]

The first track "Poomaram" was released by Muzik 247 on their YouTube channel in November 2016.

Track listing
No.TitleLyricsMusicSinger(s)Length
1."Kadavathoru Thonni"Ajeesh DasanGireesh KuttanKarthik4:12
2."Njanum Njanumentallum"Aashaan Babu, Dayal SinghFaisal RaziFaisal Razi3:22
3."Ini Oru Kalathe"Ajeesh DasanLeela L GirikuttanKarthik4:03
4."Mruthu Mandahasam"Arackal NandakumarArackal NandakumarK.S.Chithra3:54
5."Arikilundu Njaanengilum"Balachandran ChullikkaduVishnu SivasankarK.S.Chithra 
6."Neramayi"Ajeesh DasanFaisal RaziKarthik, Shreya Ghoshal5:02
7."Desh Raga Thilana"Lalgudi JayaramanLalgudi JayaramanShikha Prabhakaran, Ismath P I, Sarvasri2:49
8."Ore Sooryanalle"Balachandran ChullikkaduGopi SundarKarthik5:09
9."Thaka Tharom"Nasil PNasil PNasil P4:00
10."Oru Mamarathinte"Harinarayanan BKSayoojya DasKarthik4:46

Release[edit]

The film was scheduled for release in late-December 2017,[2] but was postponed to March 2018.[13] The film later released on 15 March 2018.[3][4][5]

Accolades[edit]

Award Date of ceremony Category Song Nominee(s) Result Ref.
Mazhavil Mango Music Awards 24 August 2018 Best Playback Singer Female Mruthu Mandahasam K.S.Chithra Won [14]
8th South Indian International Movie Awards 16 August 2019 Best Playback Singer Female Mrudumandahaasam K.S.Chithra Nominated
Best Playback Singer Female Vaanaville Karthik Nominated
Best Lyricist Neramayi Ajesh Dasan Nominated
Best Debut Actress Poomaram Neeta Pillai Nominated
Best Debut Actor Poomaram Kalidas Jayaram Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Finally, 'Poomaram' is releasing on Mar 33". Sify. 13 March 2018. Retrieved 13 March 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Kalidas Jayaram takes trolls about Poomaram's release in good stride - Times of India". Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  3. ^ a b "By God's grace, Poomaram will release on Mar 9, says Kalidas Jayaram". Sify. Retrieved 13 February 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Poomaram in March". www.kaumudiglobal.com. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  5. ^ a b "A fantastic welcome to Kalidas's Poomaram song". timesofindia. 16 January 2017. Retrieved 12 February 2017.
  6. ^ "പാട്ടിൽ‌ പൂത്ത പൂമരം; റിവ്യു". ManoramaOnline. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  7. ^ "Abrid Shine picks youth festival star Archita Anish Kumar for Poomaram". Times of India. 17 March 2017.
  8. ^ "Binson Thomas". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  9. ^ "Kunchacko Boban join Poomaram cast". timesofindia. 5 November 2016. Retrieved 12 December 2016.
  10. ^ "Kalidas Jayaram's 'Poomaram' with Abrid Shine starts rolling". Malayala Manorama. 13 September 2016. Retrieved 20 January 2018.
  11. ^ "'Poomaram' director scouts for actors at MG varsity fest". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 14 July 2017.
  12. ^ "Abrid Shine's next". indiatimes. 4 September 2016. Retrieved 6 September 2016.
  13. ^ "Poomaram not on March 9". 5 March 2018. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  14. ^ "'Poomaram' wins big at Mazhavil Mango Music awards".

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