C.I.D. Nazir

C.I.D. Nazir is a 1971 Indian Malayalam film, directed and produced by P. Venu. The film stars Prem Nazir, Jayabharathi, Adoor Bhasi and Jose Prakash in the lead roles. The film was scored by M. K. Arjunan. This movie has a sequel Taxi Car.The film is inspired by the James Bond film series.[1][2][3] It is considered as one of the first detective movies in Malayalam.[4]

C.I.D. Nazir
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Directed byP. Venu
Produced byP. Venu
Written byUmadevi
P. J. Antony (dialogues)
Screenplay byP. Venu
StarringPrem Nazir
Adoor Bhasi
Jose Prakash
Music byM. K. Arjunan
CinematographyC. J. Mohan
Edited byG. Venkittaraman
Anupama Films
Distributed byAnupama Films
Release date
  • 14 April 1971 (1971-04-14)



All lyrics are written by Sreekumaran Thampi; all music is composed by M. K. Arjunan.

1."Chandralekha Kinnari"K. J. Yesudas 
2."Neela Nisheedhini"K. P. Brahmanandan 
3."Nin Maniyarayile"P. Jayachandran 
4."Pranayasarovarame"S. Janaki 
5."Sankalpathin Thankaradhathil"P. Jayachandran, Sudha Varma 
6."Thenmala Poyi Varumpam"P. Leela, K. P. Chandramohan 

Box officeEdit

The film was a commercial success.[5]


  1. ^ "CID Nazir". www.malayalachalachithram.com. Retrieved 15 October 2014.
  2. ^ "CID Nazir". malayalasangeetham.info. Retrieved 15 October 2014.
  3. ^ "C.I.D. Nazir". spicyonion.com. Archived from the original on 15 October 2014. Retrieved 15 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Unforgettable Dectective roles in Mollywood". The Times of India. Retrieved 25 May 2021.
  5. ^ "Unforgettable Dectective roles in Mollywood". The Times of India. 13 July 2013.

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