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DVD cover
Directed by Cochin Haneefa
Produced by Movie Basheer
Written by A. K. Lohithadas
Starring Mammootty,
Kaviyoor Ponnamma
Music by

S. P. Venkatesh

Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri (lyrics)
Cinematography K. P. Namyathiri
Edited by K. Sankunni
Distributed by Jubilee Pictures
Release dates
1993 vishu release
Country India
Language Malayalam

Vatsalyam (Malayalam: വാത്സല്യം, meaning Motherly Love) is a 1993 Malayalam film directed by Cochin Haneefa and written by Lohithadas. It stars Mammootty, Siddique, Geetha, Janardhanan, Sunitha and Kaviyoor Ponnamma in the main roles.



Mammootty received the 1993 Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor for his role in the film.


  • The shooting of the film Devaasuram was nearby, wherein Cochin Haneefa and Janardhanan played roles in the film.
  • Geetha had to reject the lead female role in the film Akashadoothu for completing this film.


Vatsalyam was a Vishu release. The film was a super hit. It is one of the biggest family hit movies in the history of Malayalam film industry. It completed 100 days in a theatre in Thalassery (dharma movies).It was also one of the hits of that year.


The films soundtrack contains 4 songs, all composed by S. P. Venkatesh and Lyrics by Kaithapram.

# Title Singer(s)
1 "Alayum Kaattin Hrudayam" K. J. Yesudas
2 "Thaamarakkannan (F)" K. S. Chitra
3 "Inneekkochuvarambin" K. J. Yesudas, K. S. Chitra
4 "Thaamarakkannan (M)" K. J. Yesudas

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