Shyama (film)

Shyama is a 1986 Malayalam–language romantic thriller film directed by Joshiy and starring Mammootty and Nadia Moidu. It was produced by Joy Thomas.[2] The film was remade in Tamil as Unakkaagavee Vaazhgiren.[3][4] It is inspired by Gulzar directed film Kinara.

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Directed byJoshiy
Written byDennis Joseph
Produced byJoy Thomas
Nadia Moidu
CinematographyJayanan Vincent
Edited byK. Sankunni
Music bySongs:
Raghu Kumar
Background score:
Distributed byJubilee Productions
Release date
  • 23 January 1986 (1986-01-23)


Viswanathan (Mammootty), a famous filmmaker, is haunted by the death of his wife (Sumalatha) and a young man (Mukesh) whom he accidentally hit while driving. Later he meets Shyama (Nadia Moidu), the daughter of his friend, still struggling with the death of her boyfriend, the man whom Viswanathan had killed. They fall in love but Viswanathan tries to avoid her. In the climax, he reveals the truth to Shyama. He tries to leave the town but is stopped by her brother Chandran (Lalu Alex). They have a fight and Viswanathan is hurt. The film ends where Shyama and Viswanathan console each other and are united.



The film was released on 23 January 1986.

Box officeEdit

The film was commercial success.[5][6][7]


The songs featured in the movie were composed by Raghu Kumar, with lyrics by Shibu Chakravarthy & Poovachal Khader. The film score was composed by Shyam.

  1. "Chembarathipoove" — K. S. Chithra (lyric by Shibu Chakravarthy)
  2. "Ekanthamam" — P. Jayachandran (lyric by Shibu Chakravarthy)
  3. "Poonkaatte Poyi" — Unni Menon, K. S. Chithra (lyric by Shibu Chakravarthy)
  4. "Swarnamedukalil" — P. Jayachandran (lyric by Poovachal Khader)


  1. ^ Shyama – Malayalam Movie Reviews, Trailers, Wallpapers, Photos, Cast & Crew, Story & Synopsis –
  2. ^ The Hindu : Metro Plus Coimbatore / Cinema : Nadia spelt fun
  3. ^ "Mammootty's Doubles on Vishu day". Sify. 31 March 2011. Archived from the original on 26 November 2016.
  4. ^ "Nadia spelt fun". The Hindu. 26 January 2008.
  5. ^ "Screenwriter Dennis Joseph passes away". The Hindu. 10 May 2021.
  6. ^ "Malayalam screenwriter-director Dennis Joseph passes away". The Indian Express. 10 May 2021.
  7. ^ "Mamootty, Joshiy join hands again after a decade". Mathrubhumi. 30 December 2018.

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