Christmas Rathri

Christmas Rathri (transl. Christmas Night) is a 1961 Indian Malayalam-language film, directed and produced by P. Subramaniam and was filmed at Merryland Studio. The film stars T. K. Balachandran, Thikkurissy Sukumaran Nair, Soman and Adoor Pankajam. The film had musical score by Br. Lakshmanan.[1][2] The plot revolves around Advocate George (played by Thikkurissi) and Annie (played by Miss Kumari). Despite its title, the film has very little to do with Christmas, except that the climax of the film occurs on Christmas Eve.[3]

Christmas Rathri
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Directed byP. Subramaniam
Produced byP. Subramaniam
Written byMuttathu Varkey
Screenplay byT. N. Gopinathan Nair
StarringT. K. Balachandran
Thikkurissi Sukumaran Nair
Soman
Adoor Pankajam
Music byBr. Lakshmanan
CinematographyN. S. Mani
Edited byK. D. George
Production
company
Neela Productions
Release date
  • 28 January 1961 (1961-01-28)
CountryIndia
LanguageMalayalam

The film was made in Tamil also and released on 22 September 1961 as Yar Manamagan?.[4]

CastEdit

SoundtrackEdit

The music was composed by Br. Lakshmanan and the lyrics were written by P. Bhaskaran.

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 "Aattummanammele" (Unniyarcha Naadakam) P. Leela, Kamukara, A. P. Komala P. Bhaskaran
2 "Appozhe Njan" Kamukara, A. P. Komala P. Bhaskaran
3 "Enthininiyum" P. B. Sreenivas P. Bhaskaran
4 "Kanmani Karayalle" P. Leela P. Bhaskaran
5 "Karinkaaru Nerthallo" Kamukara P. Bhaskaran
6 "Kinaavinte" A. P. Komala P. Bhaskaran
7 "Lelam Kale" A. P. Komala P. Bhaskaran
8 "Mishihaanaadhan" T. S. Kumaresh P. Bhaskaran
9 "Nanmaniranjoramme" P. Leela P. Bhaskaran
10 "Varanondu Laathi" T. S. Kumaresh P. Bhaskaran
11 "Vinnil Ninnum" P. Leela, Chorus P. Bhaskaran

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Christmas Raathri". www.malayalachalachithram.com. Retrieved 9 October 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Christmas Raathri". malayalasangeetham.info. Retrieved 9 October 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "CHRISTMAS RATHRI 1961". The Hindu. 28 December 2009. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 8 January 2021.
  4. ^ Film News Anandan (23 October 2004). Sadhanaigal Padaitha Thamizh Thiraipada Varalaru [History of Landmark Tamil Films] (in Tamil). Chennai: Sivakami Publishers. Archived from the original on 4 May 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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