Puzhikkadakan is a 2019 Indian Malayalam-language romantic drama directed by newcome Gireesh Nair and starring Chemban Vinod Jose and Dhanya Balakrishna.

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Film poster
Directed byGireesh Nair
Produced bySam
Screenplay byDialogues and screenplay:
Shyal Satheesh[1]
Hari Prasad Koleri[1]
Story byGireesh Nair[1]
Unni Malayil[1]
Music byRanjith Meleppat
Ajay Joseph (1 song)
Bijibal (1 song)
Evaab Productions
Release date
  • 29 November 2019 (2019-11-29)



The movie is based on real life events.[3] Chemban Vinod Jose plays the lead character of an army sergeant while Dhanya Balakrishna and Mala Parvathy play his wife and mother, respectively.[4][3] Jayasurya plays the role of a collector in the film and his role is based on Sriram Venkitaraman.[3][5] The trailer release in November and generated publicity due to its satire.[6] The film is produced by Dubai-based entrepreneurs, Sam and Nauful,Project Designing was by KASHSH MOVIES and the movie discusses the degrading quality of some of India's roads.[7] The film released on 29 November.[8]


The music was composed by Ranjith Meleppat, Ajay Joseph, and Bijibal. Meleppat composed three songs while Ajay Joseph and Bijibal each composed one song, respectively.[9][10][11]

  • Note: all songs are composed by Ranjith Meleppat, except where indicated.
1."Ponveyilin"Rafeeq AhamedVijay Yesudas, Anne Amie3:27
2."Nakshathram"Manu ManjithK S Harishankar3:15
3."Puzhikkadakan"Ranjith MeleppatHarish Sivaramakrishnan, Santhosh Varma3:56
4."Akaleyaayi (Music by Ajay Joseph)"Gireesh NairArun Naik3:56
5."Mazhavannu (Music by Bijibal)"Santhosh VarmaP. Jayachandran2:58
Total length:17:32


The Times of India gave the film a rating of three out of five stars and wrote that "The film tackles the relevant topic emotionally and is sure to make the audience think, especially with its characters who are relatable laymen".[2]


  1. ^ a b c d "Jayasurya to play a cameo role in Chemban Vinod Jose-starrer Puzhikkadakan". The New Indian Express. 23 July 2019. Retrieved 12 June 2021.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "Puzhikkadakan Movie Review {3.0/5}: Critic Review of Puzhikkadakan by Times of India". The Times of India.
  3. ^ a b c "Jayasurya's next role is inspired by a real-life collector - Times of India". The Times of India.
  4. ^ "Chemban Vinod to play an army sergeant in Puzhikkadakan - Times of India". The Times of India.
  5. ^ "Jayasurya's role in Puzhikkadakan inspired by Sriram Venkitaraman? - Times of India". The Times of India.
  6. ^ "Puzhikkadakan trailer raises curiosity and laughs - Times of India". The Times of India.
  7. ^ "Puzhikkadakan presents the issue of poor roads - Times of India". The Times of India.
  8. ^ "Chemban Vinod Jose is a soldier in Puzhikkadakan - Times of India". The Times of India.
  9. ^ "Puzhikkadakan | Song - 'Nakshatharam' | Malayalam Video Songs - Times of India". timesofindia.indiatimes.com.
  10. ^ "Puzhikkadakan - Ranjith Meleppat, Ajay Joseph, Bijibal - Download or Listen Free - JioSaavn". JioSaavn.
  11. ^ "Puzhikkadakan Official Audio Jukebox - Ranjith Meleppat - Ajay Joseph - Bijibal". satyamjukebox. 26 November 2019.

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