Adiverukal (transl. Deep roots) is a 1986 Indian Malayalam-language social problem film directed by P. Anil (in his directorial debut) and written by T. Damodaran from a story by Peruvanthanam Sukumaran. It was produced by Mohanlal and Century Kochumon under the company Chears Films. The film stars Mohanlal, Karthika, Sukumari and Jagathy Sreekumar. The film has musical score and songs composed by Shyam.
|Directed by||P. Anil|
|Screenplay by||T. Damodaran|
|Story by||Peruvanthanam Sukumaran|
|Edited by||K. Narayanan|
|Distributed by||Century Release|
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This is a film about fighting against exploitation of forest through poaching animals, illegally logging trees, cultivating cannabis, etc.
- Mohanlal as Balakrishnan
- Karthika as Sreedevi
- Sukumari as Saraswathi Amma
- Jagathy Sreekumar as Koshy Cheriyan
- Suresh Gopi as Jayachandran
- Mukesh as Ranger Sibi Varghese
- Thilakan as Raghava Panicker
- Nedumudi Venu
- Rohini as Annakutti
- Augustine as Sathyan, Manager
- Babu Namboothiri as Josephkutty
- Jagannatha Varma as Unnithan
- Kundara Johnny as Kootuvadi Vasu
- Kunjandi as Mooppan
- Kuthiravattam Pappu as Kelu Nair
- CI Paul as Forest Conservator Vishwanathan
- Priya as Selvi
- Bastian Vinayachandran as Vinayan
- Vijayan Peringodu as M.L.A Kuriakose
- Thodupuzha Vasanthi as Thresia
Adiverukal was the directorial debut of P. Anil, who was the associate director of I. V. Sasi. The ecotourism area Thenmala in Kollam district was the filming location. The elephant used in the film was brought from Thrissur. Mohanlal escaped from the elephant attack several times while filming.
The music was composed by Shyam and the lyrics were written by Bichu Thirumala.
|1||"Maamazhakkaade"||K. S. Chithra||Bichu Thirumala|
|2||"Thenaari Thenkaashi"||K. S. Chithra, Chorus, Krishnachandran||Bichu Thirumala|
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- Adiverukal at IMDb