Kilichundan Mampazham

Kilichundan Mampazham is a 2003 Indian Malayalam-language romantic comedy film written and directed by Priyadarshan from a story by Sreenivasan. It was produced by Antony Perumbavoor under the company Aashirvad Cinemas. The film stars Mohanlal, Soundarya, Sreenivasan, and Salim Kumar.[2] Vineeth Sreenivasan debuted as a singer in the film.[3][4]

Kilichundan Mampazham
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Directed byPriyadarshan
Produced byAntony Perumbavoor
Written byPriyadarshan
Story bySreenivasan
StarringMohanlal
Soundarya
Sreenivasan
Cochin Haneefa
Salim Kumar
Music byVidyasagar
CinematographyRavi Varman[1]
Edited byN. Gopalakrishnan
Production
company
Distributed byJohny Sagariga
Release date
  • 11 April 2003 (2003-04-11)
Running time
148 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageMalayalam

PlotEdit

Moidukutty Haji returns to his village after marrying a third time. His new wife Amina is young and beautiful. His other two wives are really unhappy to see this, but they have no other choice other than to accept it. Amina was in love in with Abdu. Abdu and Usman come to the village and they come to Moidukutty Haji's house to sell bangles.

Abdu sees Amina and tries various tricks in order to get into Moidukutty Haji's house, but Moidukutty Haji drives them away. When Abdu was in Gulf, Amina's wicked father secretly stole all letters sent by Abdu by bribing the postman. Amina's marriage took place without her acceptance. Abdu with some help from his friends makes secret moves to get Amina back. The events that are going to happen from here makes the plot of the story.

CastEdit

Actor Role
Mohanlal Abdul Khader
Soundarya Amina[5]
Sreenivasan Moidhootty Haji
Vindhya Fathima
Geetha Vijayan Maimuna
Sukumari Beeyathu
Cochin Haneefa Kalanthan Haji
Salim Kumar Usman
Jagathy Sreekumar Irunthalakadan Nampoothiri
T. Damodaran Hajiyar with Kalandhan Haji
Thilakan Amina's Father
Kozhikode Narayanan Nair Musaliyar
Baiju Amina's Uncle
Baburaj Amina's Uncle
Ganesh Kumar Ummer
Seema Subaida Abdu's sister
Abu Salim Amina's Uncle
V K Sreeraman Amina's Uncle
Poojappura Ravi Chappuni Nair
Santha Devi Amina's mother
Manka Mahesh Wife of Chappuni Nair

SoundtrackEdit

all the music is composed by Vidyasagar and the lyrics are penned by B.R Prasad

No.TitleArtist(s)Length
1."Onnamkilli Ponnankili" (Mohanam)M. G. Sreekumar, Sujatha Mohan 
2."Onnanam Kunnin Mele"M. G. Sreekumar, Sujatha Mohan 
3."Parayuka Nee Kadha" (Sindhu Bhairavi (raga))Kailash Kher 
4."Vilakkukoluthi Varum"M. G. Sreekumar, Sujatha Mohan 
5."Kasavinte Thattamittu"Sujatha Mohan, Vineeth Sreenivasan 

Critical receptionEdit

Sify gave a positive review, calling it a "sparkling entertainer" and praised the performances of Mohanlal and Sreenivasan. Also adding, technically it is one of the best films in recent times, praising the cinematography, art direction, songs, lyrics, but criticized the plot in the second half.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pillai, Sreedhar (3 September 2019). "Ravi K Varman on how he become a cinematographer, and why Mani Ratnam is his favourite director". Firstpost.
  2. ^ Menon, Akhila (17 September 2016). "WOW! Mohanlal-Priyadarshan-Sreenivasan Trio To Team Up Again?". FilmiBeat.
  3. ^ "Happy Birthday, Vineeth Sreenivasan: Here's why the Mollywood star is an all-rounder". The Times of India. 1 October 2019.
  4. ^ Kumar R., Manoj (13 February 2018). "I wanted Vineeth Sreenivasan's voice to be the highlight of Manikya Malaraya Poovi: Oru Adaar Love composer Shaan". The Indian Express. Bangalore.
  5. ^ "Non-Malayalam actresses who became the heartthrob of M-Town". The Times of India. 9 January 2019.
  6. ^ Moviebuzz (17 April 2003). "Review : Kilichundan Mambazham (2003)". Sify. Retrieved 14 July 2019.

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