Ara Nazhika Neram (Half an Hour) is a 1970 Malayalam film, directed by K. S. Sethumadhavan and written by Parappurath, based on his own novel of the same name. Parappurath also played a minor role in the film. The story of the film revolves around an orthodox Christian family headed by Kunjenachan (Kottarakkara Sreedharan Nair), a ninety-year-old patriarch who lives his life by The Book. The film also features Prem Nazir, Sathyan, Ragini, Sheela, K. P. Ummer, Adoor Bhasi and Ambika Sukumaran.
|Ara Nazhika Neram|
|Directed by||K. S. Sethumadhavan|
|Based on||Ara Nazhika Neram by Parappurath|
|Produced by||M. O. Joseph|
K. P. Ummer
|Music by||G. Devarajan|
- Kottarakkara Sreedharan Nair as Kunjonachan
- Sathyan as Mathukutty
- Prem Nazir as Rajan
- Ragini as Deenamma
- Sheela as Santhamma
- Ambika Sukumaran as Kuttiamma
- Adoor Bhasi as Sivarama Kurup
- K. P. Ummer as Thomas
- Sankaradi as Geevarghese
- Bahadur as Kunju Cherukkan
- N. Govindan Kutty as Philippose
- Meena as Annamma
- Jessey as Danny
|1.||"Anupame Azhake"||K. J. Yesudas|
|2.||"Chippi Chippi"||C. O. Anto, Latha Raju|
|4.||"Samayamaam Radhathil"||Rev. V. Nagel / Vayalar||P. Leela, P. Madhuri|
|5.||"Swarangale Sapthaswarangale"||P. Leela|
- Kerala State Film Awards (1970)
- B. Vijayakumar (26 July 2010). "ARANAZHIKANERAM 1970". The Hindu. Retrieved 30 June 2013.
- "Aranaazhikaneram". www.malayalachalachithram.com. Retrieved 12 October 2014.
- "Aranaazhikaneram". malayalasangeetham.info. Archived from the original on 16 October 2014. Retrieved 12 October 2014.
- "Aranaazhikaneram". spicyonion.com. Retrieved 12 October 2014.