Nadan (Malayalam: നടന്, English: The actor) is a 2013 Malayalam drama film directed by Kamal and written by S. Suresh Babu. Jayaram and Remya Nambeeshan play the lead roles, while the rest of the cast are former theatre artists that include K. P. A. C. Lalitha, Joy Mathew, P. Balachandran, Hareesh Peradi and Sasi Kalinga. It was produced by Anilkumar Ambalakkara under the banner of Ambalakkara Global Films. Nadan features some famous scenes from the famous Kerala People's Arts Club (K P A C) dramas Ningalenne Communistakki and Mudiyanaya Puthran.
|Produced by||Anilkumar Ambalakkara|
|Written by||S. Suresh Babu|
|Edited by||K. Rajagopal|
Ambalakkara Global Films
Nadan is the story of a popular drama troupe owned by Devadas Sargavedi (Jayaram), which was previously possessed by his father and grandfather in the past, and speaks about the problems faced by the owner and his survival. The revival of this mighty art through the sustained effort of the talented theatre artists forms the crux of the narrative.
- Jayaram as Devadas Sargavedi
- Remya Nambeesan as Jyothi
- Sajitha Madathil as Sudharma
- Joy Mathew as G. Krishnakumar
- K. P. A. C. Lalitha as Radhamani
- P. Balachandran as Vikraman Pilla
- Hareesh Peradi as KPAC Bharathan
- Mukundan as Babykuttan
- Malavika Menon as Priyamvada Devadas
- Chembil Ashokan as Abubacker
- Jayaraj Warrier as Kadavoor Manikandan
- Shankar Ramakrishnan
- Balaji Sarma
- Sudheer Karamana
- Sasi Kalinga as Malakha Johnson
- Sunil Sukhada as Mapranam Pappachan
- Divya Prabha as Haseena
|Soundtrack album by|
|Recorded||Chetana Sound Studios, Thrissur|
|Label||East Coast Audios|
|1||Ethu Sundara||Prabha Varma||Shweta Mohan|
|2||Moolivarunna||Madhu Vasudevan||G. Sreeram, Mridula Warrier|
|3||Ottaykku Paadunna||Madhu Vasudevan||Vaikom Vijayalakshmi|
|4||Sargavedhikale||Madhu Vasudevan||Sharath, Praveen, Rahul R Nath, Lekshmi Priya|
|5||Ethu Sundara||Prabha Varma||Najim Arshad|
|6||Ottaykku Paadunna||Madhu Vasudevan||Nishad|
|7||Ottaykku Paadunna (Violin)||Bhavya Lakshmi|
- Best Lyricist - Prabha Varma (for Ethu Sundara) and Madhu Vasudevan (for Ottaykku Paadunna)
- Best Music Director - Ouseppachan (for Ethu Sundara and Ottaykku Paadunna)
- Best Female Singer - Vaikom Vijayalakshmi (for Ottaykku Paadunna)
- Best Film
- Best Actor - Jayaram
- Best Music Director - Ouseppachan
- Best Male Singer - G. Sreeram
- Rasmi Binoy. "On location: Drama of theatre". The Hindu.
- "Nadan: A tribute to Malayalam theatre". The New Indian Express.
- "Jayaram is finally a Nadan". indiaglitz.com.
- "Joy Mathew is a lyricist in Nadan". The Times of India.
- "Vayalar Film awards announced". Jerin T Sam. metromatinee.com. 7 May 2014. Archived from the original on 8 May 2014. Retrieved 7 May 2014.