Yakshiyum Njanum

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Yakshiyum Njanum
Yakshiyum Njanum.jpg
Directed by Vinayan
Produced by Rubon Gomas
Written by Vinayan
Starring Spadikam George
Gautham Krishn
Meghana Raj
Music by Sajan Madhav
Cinematography Navas Ismail
Edited by Pradeep Emily
Release date
  • 20 August 2010 (2010-08-20)
Country India
Language Malayalam

Yakshiyum Njaanum is a 2010 Malayalam film written and directed by Vinayan. The film is produced under the banner of RG Productions India Pvt. Ltd by multinational industrialist Rubon Gomez.

Yakshiyum Njanum is a suspense horror thriller and is director Vinayan's third film of this genre after the hits Aakasha Ganga and Vellinakshatram. Yakshiyum Njanum is the first Malayalam film to be shot in Red One camera which has immense potential for graphics.


The movie engages with social issues through the horror and fantasy genres.Spadikam George is the lead actor of this film. The film runs around the ghost Athira played by Meghna Raj, Syam (Gautham Krishn) plays hero. Jubil Raj (son of late veteran Actor Rajan P Dev as Renjith [villain]. Thilikan enacts the role of an astrologer, Narayanji. Mala Aravidan as Vatmeki,an evil witch. Captain Raju as Athiras father, Sudeer as Menon, Parur Ramachandran as Gounder.

Syam commits a crime and flee to the estate bungalow of Minister(Spadikam George),where he hides himself. There he befriends Athira(Meghna Raj) & fall in love with her. The estate bungalow where he is staying is well known for the presence of ghosts & is rumored that people who go there will never leave the bungalow alive. Later Syam learns that Athira is a ghost who is seeking vengeance against the Minister who killed her & her lover in the past & agrees to help her to accomplish her mission.In the meanwhile the Minister plan to conduct a Pooja to destroy the ghost of Athira permanently. Athira manages to kill Valmeki with the help of Syam, but could not withstand the efforts of Narayanji & is destroyed permanently. Before vanishing she expresses one last wish to kill the Minister. Syam is arrested by the Police shortly & brought to the bungalow. There he learns about the death of his sister & his mother was imprisoned. Furious he kills the Minister thereby fulfilling the last wish of Athira.



The shooting of the film commenced on 2 December 2009 at various locations – Marine Drive, Vaikom, Muhamma, Cherthala, Vypin Beach, Kakkanad, Athirapally, Kuttalam, Ambasamudram, Achankovil, Thenmala, Palaruvi. All Sound recorded at Chitranjali Studio Kochi Sound Recordist Mebinsreejith And DTS Mix by N Harikumar at chtranjali Tvm

The film stirred lots of controversy because director Vinayan was against FEFKA, the directors association of kerala.The shooting of the film was interrupted due to external interferences.Actors Jagathi Sreekumar and Indrans stepped out from the film after the pressure from film associations.The film was not allowed to censor at first, but director Vinayan consulted the high Court of kerala and he won the case. This move was a boon to several filmmakers since then.


The soundtrack for the film was scored by débutante Sajan Madhav, with lyrics penned by Kaithapram and Vinayan. The composer is the son of Music Maestro Raveendran Master. The album featured 4 songs and the karaoke of them and it got mostly positive reviews.

Song Artist(s)
"Vrindhavanamundo" Madhu Balakrishnan
"Anuragayamune" K. S. Chithra
"Thenundo Poove" Vijay Yesudas, Manjari
"Ponmane" Sithara Krishnakumar
"Vrindhavanamundo (karaoke)" Instrumental
"Anuragayamune (karaoke)" Instrumental
"Thenundo Poove (karaoke)" Instrumental
"Ponmane (karaoke)" Instrumental


The film received moderate to negative reviews and was branded as a masala entertainer.[1][2][3][4]


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