Purappadu (1990 film)

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Purappadu 1990.jpg
Directed byJeassy
Produced byMak
Written byJohn Paul
Music byOuseppachan
Edited byK. Sankunni
Release date
  • 27 January 1990 (1990-01-27) (Kerala)
Running time
143 minutes

Purappadu (Malayalam: പുറപ്പാട്‌) is a 1990 Indian Malayalam language film, directed by Jeassy.[1] The film stars Mammootty, Parvathy Jayaram, Sumalatha and Thikkurissy Sukumaran Nair in lead roles. The musical score to the film is by Ouseppachan and lyrics are written by the renowned lyricist O.N.V.Kurup.[2][3] The film, which deals with social issues and dramatic action is shot in Panavision and considered to be Jeassy’s "magnum opus".[4]



The film was shot in Moolamattom in Kerala likes most Malayalam films, and was produced at MAC Productions. The film was shot by cinematographer Vipindas, and production design was by Kitho. The editing work for Purappadu was conducted by K. Sankunni.[5]


The musical score to the film is by Ouseppachan.[6] The lyrics were written by O. N. V. Kurup, and the playback singers were Ambili, K. J. Yesudas, K.S. Chitra, M. G. Sreekumar, and P. B. Sreenivas.[5][7] The background music to the film was composed by Shyam. The film features the songs "Annaloonjal" ( a raga), "Doore Doore", "Ee mannu nammude mannu" and "Manjupeyyunna!". The song "Doore Doore" is written by O.N.V. Kurup and is sung by P. B. Sreenivas and K. S. Chithra.[8]


# Title Singer(s)
1 "Annaloonjal" Chithra
2 "Annaloonjal" Yesudas
3 "Doore Doore" Chithra, PB Srinivas
4 "Doore Doore" Yesudas
5 "Ee Mannu Nalla Mannu" Yesudas
6 "Manju Peyunna Rathriyil" MG Sreekumar


  1. ^ "List of Malayalam films released during the year 1990". prd.kerala.govt.in. Government of Kerala Information and Public Relations Department. Archived from the original on 16 March 2012. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  2. ^ "Purappadu 1990". hridayaragam.in. Hridayaragam by pramod. Archived from the original on 15 October 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  3. ^ "Kerala State film Awards". prd.kerala.gov.in. Archived from the original on 19 November 2009. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  4. ^ Kuttikkattu, JJ. "About JayCey". jayceyf,com. Jaycey Foundation. Cochin. Archived from the original on 7 July 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  5. ^ a b "Purappadu (1990)". Malayalam Movie and Music Encyclopedia. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  6. ^ "Purappad". Entertainment One India. Retrieved 20 July 2014.
  7. ^ "Purappadu 1990 songs". www.raaga.com. raaga A world of Music. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  8. ^ "Doore Doore". Malayalam Movie and Music Encyclopedia. Retrieved 21 July 2014.

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