|Directed by||Leo Thaddeus|
|Produced by||Noushad Kammu Vadakkan|
|Written by||Leo Thaddeus|
|Cinematography||S. G. Raman|
|Studio||Kammu Vadakkan Films|
|Distributed by||Beebah Creations
Sayujyam Cine Release
|Box office||2 Crore in 1 week|
Payyans is a 2011 Malayalam family drama film written and directed by Leo Thaddeus. It stars Jayasurya, Rohini, Anjali, Lalu Alex and Lal in pivotal roles. The film's score is composed by Rahulraj whilst the songs are composed by Alphons Joseph. The film is produced by Kammu Vadakkan and distributed by Beebah Creations and Sayujyam Cine Release. It narrates the story of a reckless youth who is forced to act his age and take responsibility for his actions.The film marked the debut of Anjali in Malayalam.
The film explores the relationship between a mother and a child. The central character Josy (Jayasurya) is brought up all by his mother Padma (Rohini) after his father John's (Lal) "disappearance". Apparently, Josy's problems start with the disappearance of his father. He drops out from the college to start his own business. But he does not succeed in his venture because of the lifestyle he leads. Later he gets a job as a Radio Jockey where he meets sound engineer Seema and falls in love.
One day John gives a call to Padma to let her know that he is alive. In excitement Padma tries to pull John's bag and she slips, falls down and dies due to fatal head injuries. Problems start when John attempts to bring Josy's life into a proper way by enforcing discipline. . But his plans does not work out the way he planned it to be. Josy starts to hate John and on one night when he was drunk, he asks his dad to walk out.
Josy later understands how much his dad loved him. He searches for him unsuccessfully. On fathers' day when Josy was anchoring a show about it, John calls to the show and tells his experience of a dad as how much he loved his kid when he was young and how much the kid dislikes him when he grew older. Josy saw that the call came from his own home and rushes home where he finds dad and reunites with him.
|Soundtrack album by Alphons Joseph|
|Released||18 Feb 2011|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|Producer||Naushad Kammu Vadakkan|
|Alphons Joseph chronology|
|1.||"Doore Vazhiyirulukayaayi"||Anil Panachooran||Alphonse Joseph||07:12|
|2.||"Kadha Parayaan"||Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri||Jayachandran||04:58|
|3.||"Rout Mari"||Anil Panachooran,Rashmi Vijayan||Benny Dayal,Rashmi Vijayan||04.29|
|4.||"Thennal Chirakundo"||Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri||Karthik, Jyotsna Radhakrishnan||04:01|
|5.||"Thennal Chirakundo [Unplugged]"||Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri||Karthik, Jyotsna Radhakrishnan||02:42|
The film had a below average opening in Kerala box office, and netted 2 crore in the opening week. The collections dropped in its second week and the film finished as an average grosser in Kerala box offices.
- "Payyans Collects 2 Crore In Its Opening Week". Sanscinema.com. 2011-02-28. Retrieved 2011-03-07.
- Jayasurya to be Lal's son in Payyans
- Jaya Surya and Anjali in Payyans
- "Payyans Opens Well". SansCinema. 2011-02-18. Retrieved 2011-02-20.
- "Payyans Fell Badly In Its Second Week". 2011-03-03. Retrieved 2011-03-07.