|Directed by||Thambi Kannanthanam|
|Produced by||Thambi Kannanthanam|
|Screenplay by||Dennis Joseph|
|Music by||S. P. Venkatesh|
|Edited by||K. Shankunny|
|Distributed by||Jubilee Productions|
Rajavinte Makan (English: Son of the King) is a 1986 Indian Malayalam crime drama film directed by Thampi Kannanthanam and written by Dennis Joseph. It stars Mohanlal as crime boss Vincent Gomez, and also features Ratheesh, Ambika, Suresh Gopi, and Mohan Jose in supporting roles. The plot follows Vincent Gomas and his rivalry against the Kerala Home Minister N. Krishnadas (Ratheesh).
The film was a milestone in Malayalam film industry, achieving a cult status in Kerala. It established Mohanlal as a superstar overnight in Indian film industry through his portrayal of Vincent Gomas. The character became a cult figure and his dialogues became popular among the youth. Rajavinte Makan was the Highest grossing Malayalam film of 1986 followed by 'Avanazhy' crossing Fastest ₹ 1 Crore mark at Kerala Box Office.
It was remade in Tamil as Makkal En Pakkam and in Kannada as Athiratha Maharatha, with Ambika reprising her role in both the versions. It was also remade in Telugu as Ahuthi and in Hindi as Kanwarlal.
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The story begins with Krishnadas (Ratheesh) becoming Kerala Minister of Home Affairs. After college graduation, Krishnadas started working for a crime boss Vincent Gomas (Mohanlal). Gomez helps Krishnadas reach great heights and subsequently enter politics. With his help Krishnadas makes himself a good political career.
But soon, he cheats Gomez to gain favor among people as well as the party. Thus, Krishnadas becomes the Home Affairs Minister of the state and become an enemy of Gomas. Gomez plans a payback and he successfully manages to do so by manipulating Nancy (Ambika), an advocate who carries the case of his file which if submitted to court may lead to imprisonment for several years.
Gomez realizes that Nancy has struggled a lot in life as an orphan and later, a single mother. However, because of Gomez's plan, Nancy loses her job. Gomez, now remorseful of his actions, makes amends to Nancy and become friends. He confess to Nancy, and tells that he wants to halt all his activities, and asks for her hand. However Nancy denies telling that she cannot accept anyone else as her husband.
Krishnadas goes after Gomas with his political power and Gomez ends up losing all his wealth. Gomez plans to kill Krishnadas and entrusts the duty to Kumar (Suresh Gopi) and Peter (Mohan Jose), the trusted gangsters of Gomez. But Kumar and Peter get killed during the assassination attempt against Krishnadas.
The loss of his trusted friends makes Gomez extremely violent and vengeful. He alone drives towards the guest house where Krishnadas resides and open firing and kills many policemen and Krishnadas's political aides. When he was about to kills Krishnadas, Nancy begs for Krishnadas's life, and proclaims that Krishnadas is the father of her child. While Vincent stands stunned, cops reach the site and shoot Gomez. He dies before Nancy could do anything. The story ends as Nancy stares at a picture of Vincent Gomez.
- Mohanlal as Vincent Gomez, a crime boss
- Ambika as Nancy, an advocate
- Ratheesh as Krishnadas, Kerala chief minister
- Suresh Gopi as Kumar, loyal accomplice to Vincent Gomez
- Mohan Jose as Peter, loyal accomplice to Vincent Gomez
- Azeez as Advocate of Vincent Gomez
- Adoor Bhasi as the Priest cum warden of the orphanage
- Kundara Johny as a gangster
- K. P. A. C. Sunny as Senior Advocate
- Alex Mathew as Student Leader
|Soundtrack album by S. P. Venkatesh|
|Producer||S. P. Venkatesh|
|S. P. Venkatesh chronology|
|1.||"Vinnile Gandharava"||Unni Menon||03:52|
|2.||"Paadam Njan aa Ganam"||Lathika||04:30|
|3.||"Devangane"||Unni Menon, Lathika||04:12|
- "Reel life". indiatoday.in. 28 February 1987.