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Achani (Accāṇi, English: The Axle) is a 1973 Indian Malayalam film, directed by A. Vincent and produced by K. Ravindran Nair. The film stars Prem Nazir, Nanditha Bose, Adoor Bhasi and Kottarakkara Sreedharan Nair in the lead roles. The film had lyrics by P. Bhaskaran and musical score by Devarajan. It tells the story of a tailor and the trials and tribulations of his family.[1] The film is reported to have been a commercial success and the proceeds from the film are known to have been donated by the producer for the construction of a Public Library in Kollam.[1][2]

Achani
Poster of the film, Achani.jpg
Directed byA. Vincent
Produced byK. Ravindran Nair
Written byKaraikudi Narayanan
Screenplay byThoppil Bhasi
StarringPrem Nazir
Nanditha Bose
Adoor Bhasi
Sankaradi
Kottarakkara Sreedharan Nair
Music byDevarajan
CinematographyVenkit
Prakash
Edited byG. Venkitaraman
Production
company
Satya Studios
Distributed byGeneral Pictures
Release date
  • 12 July 1973 (1973-07-12)
CountryIndia
LanguageMalayalam

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CastEdit

SoundtrackEdit

The songs of the movie were reported to have been hits during the time, especially Ente Swapnathin, sung playback and on screen by the renowned singer, K. J. Yesudas.[1][3][4]

No. Song Singer(s) Lyrics Music
1 "Ente Swapnathin" K. J. Yesudas P. Bhaskaran Devarajan
2 "Mallikabaanan Thante" P. Jayachandran
P. Madhuri
P. Bhaskaran Devarajan
3 "Manivilakkananju" P. Susheela P. Bhaskaran Devarajan
4 "Neela Neela Samudra" P. Madhuri P. Bhaskaran Devarajan
5 "Samayamaam Nadi" P. Susheela P. Bhaskaran Devarajan

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Achani (1973)". The Hindu. 25 May 2014. Retrieved 6 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Thiruvananthapuram First". Thiruvananthapuram First. 11 June 2014. Retrieved 6 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Malayalachalachithram". Malayalachalachithram.com. 2014. Retrieved 6 December 2014.
  4. ^ "Raaga". Raaga. 2014. Retrieved 6 December 2014.

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