Aye Auto

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Aye Auto (transl. Hey Auto) is a 1990 Indian Malayalam-language romantic comedy film written and directed by Venu Nagavalli and produced by Maniyanpilla Raju. The film stars Mohanlal and Rekha in the lead roles. The songs were composed by Raveendran, while Johnson provided the background score.[1] The plot follows the life of auto drivers in the city of Kozhikode in Kerala. Aye Auto was the second highest-grossing Malayalam film of 1990 at the box office, behind His Highness Abdullah.[2]

Aye Auto
Aey Auto poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byVenu Nagavalli
Written byVenu Nagavalli
Produced byManiyanpilla Raju
StarringMohanlal
Rekha
CinematographyS. Kumar
Edited byN. Gopalakrishnan
Music byRaveendran (songs)
Johnson (score)
Production
company
Saraswathy Chaithanya
Distributed byShirdisai Release
Release date
  • 25 January 1990 (1990-01-25)
Running time
137 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageMalayalam
Budget₹ 27.3 lakh
Box office₹ 4.50 crore

PlotEdit

Sudhi (Mohanlal) is a poor auto-rickshaw driver who meets Meenakshi (Rekha), granddaughter of a well-to-do family. Sudhi and Meenakshi fall in love but face strong opposition from her family, their only support being her grandfather, Krishna Pillai (Thikkurisi Sukumaran Nair). The police, despite having the duty of protecting the law, start breaking it.

CastEdit

SoundtrackEdit

The film score was composed by Johnson while the songs were composed by Raveendran.

All lyrics are written by Bichu Thirumala.

No.TitleArtist(s)Length
1."A. E. I. O. U" (Madhyamavati)Mohanlal, Sujatha Mohan 
2."Auto Auto"P. Jayachandran, M. G. Sreekumar 
3."Sundari Sundari" (Vasantha (raga))M. G. Sreekumar, Choir 
4."Saraswathi (Bit)" (Traditional Folk)M. G. Radhakrishnan 

ReceptionEdit

Aye Auto widely received positive response and was the second highest-grossing Malayalam film of 1990 at the box office, behind His Highness Abdullah.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "List of Malayalam films released during the year 1990". PRD, Government of Kerala. Archived from the original on 16 March 2012. Retrieved 26 July 2009.
  2. ^ a b Sharadhaa, A. (8 May 2013). "When the autowale grab all the limelight". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 15 January 2017.

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