Mattupetti Machan

Mattupetty Machan is a 1998 Malayalam movie, directed by Jose Thomas. Mukesh, Baiju, Jagathy Sreekumar, Oduvil Unnikrishnan, Kalabhavan Navas, Maathu etc. played the main roles in the movie. The movie was produced by Gopikrishnan, Vinu Kiriyath and Kannan Nair under the banner of Gopurachithra, who also distributed the movie. The film is considered as an all-time blockbuster in Mukesh's career and was remade in Tamil as Banda Paramasivam, with Prabhu and Rambha, remade in Telugu as Hungama, with Ali and Venu Madhav. Bollywood blockbuster Housefull 2 was an uncredited remake of Mattupetti Machan.

Mattupetty Machan
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Directed byJose Thomas
Produced byGopikrishnan
Vinu Kiriyath
Kannan Nair
Screenplay byUday Krishna, Siby K.Thomas.
Story byRajan Kiriyath
Vinu Kiriyath
Jagathy Sreekumar
Oduvil Unnikrishnan
Kalabhavan Navas
Sree lakshmi
Music byC.Thankaraj
CinematographySree Shankar
Edited byK. Rajagopal
Distributed byGopurachithra
Release date
  • 1998┬á(1998)


Kumar Kubera (Kumaran) (Jagathy Sreekumar) and Prabhakara Prabhu (Prabhakaran) (Oduvil Unnikrishnan) are former friends, business rivals and bitter enemies. They want to outdo each other in everything, especially when it comes to when marrying off their daughters. Manoharan (Salim Kumar) the marriage broker brings them many good suitors for their daughters, but Kubera and Prabhu succeed in driving away the suitors. One day, Manoharan brings a middle easy NRI (Kottayam Nazeer) to see Prabhu's daughter. Nazeer works in Oman, but Prabhu finds him unsuitable and insults him. Nazeer vows to take revenge and marry off Prabhu's daughter to the most unsuitable boy in the land. He enlists Manoharan's help to find such a suitor and Manoharan introduces him to Mattupetti Machan (Mukesh), a notorious coolie in the local market. Kannappan (Baiju) is the rival faction leader and the two often lock horns over unloading work.


Actor Character
Mukesh Mattupetti Machan
Baiju Kannappan/Kannan
Jagathy Sreekumar Kumar Kubera
Oduvil Unnikrishnan Prabhakara Prabhu
Kalabhavan Navas Unnikrishnan
Captain Raju Mattupetti Mahadevan
Salim Kumar Manoharan
Kottayam Nazir
Bobby Kottarakkara
Kochu Preman Industries Minister Sankarankutty (Cameo role)
Tony Rajappan
Kanakalatha Prabhakara prabhu's wife
Sonia Chenthamara
Maathu Parvathy Prabhu
Sreelakshmi Lakshmi Kubera


The songs in the movie were written by Bichu Thirumala and composed by Thankaraj. The BGM was done by Rajamani. This was the debut film for Thankaraj.

  • "Chillu Janalinte Arikil" - M. G. Sreekumar, K. S. Chithra
  • "Rasa Thaan Daa" - M. G. Sreekumar
  • "Kadukodachu" - M. G. Sreekumar, K. S. Chithra

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