Aa Neram Alppa Dooram

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Aa Neram Alppa Dooram
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Directed by Thampi Kannanthanam
Written byThampi Kannanthanam
Kamal (dialogues)
Screenplay byThampi Kannanthanam
Produced byE. K. Thyagarajan
Starring Mammootty
Jose Prakash
Manavalan Joseph
Edited byK. Sankunni
Music by Johnson
Sree Murugalaya Films
Distributed bySree Murugalaya Films
Release date
  • 1 November 1985 (1985-11-01)
Country India
Language Malayalam

Aa Neram Alppa Dooram (മലയാളം: ആ നേരം അല്പദൂരം) is a 1985 Indian Malayalam film, directed by Thampi Kannanthanam and produced by E. K. Thyagarajan. The film stars Mammootty, Jose Prakash, Manavalan Joseph and Siddique in the lead roles. The film has musical score by Johnson. [1] [2] [3] The film failed at box-office.




Mammootty approached Kamal to write dialogues for the film though Kamal initially was uninterested to pen dialogues as "Thampy's idea of filmmaking was not something that I shared" though he agreed as he knew Thampy from his days as assistant director. Thampy wanted to cast Lalu Alex as antagonist however on the insistence of a person called as Kora Chettan in industry circles, he decided to cast Siddique in that role. After Thampy came to know Siddique who was then a college student went to abroad, he "lost interest in Siddique" and roped Lalu Alex. Thampy who was surprised to see Siddique turning up at the sets gave him a small role in the film not to disappoint him. [4]


The music was composed by Johnson and the lyrics were written by Poovachal Khader. [5]

No.SongSingersLyricsLength (m:ss)
1"Akaleyaay Kilipaadukayaayi" K. S. Chithra Poovachal Khader


The film failed at box-office. [4] In a 2018 interview with Safari TV, Dennis Joseph told that the failure of the film affected Mammootty very much and he was not keen on working with Kannanthanam again. The incident created a permanent rift between them. [6]

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