Aniyan Bava Chetan Bava

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Aniyan Bava Chetan Bava
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VCD cover
Directed by Rajasenan
Written by Rafi Mecartin
Produced byRemis Raja
Nazeer Nettoor
Starring Jayaram
Narendra Prasad
Rajan P. Dev
Cinematography Anandakuttan
Edited byHarihara Puthran
Music by S. P. Venkatesh
Highness Arts
Distributed byKavya Chandrika
Release date
  • 9 January 1995 (1995-01-09)
Running time
144 minutes
Language Malayalam

Aniyan Bava Chetan Bava (transl.Younger-brother Bava, elder-brother Bava) is a 1995 Indian Malayalam-language comedy-drama film directed by Rajasenan and written by Rafi Mecartin. It stars Jayaram, Narendra Prasad, Rajan P. Dev, Kasturi and Sangita. The movie was remade in Telugu as Subhamastu and in Tamil as Periya Idathu Mappillai , the latter starring Jayaram himself in the lead role. It was the debut movie of K. T. S. Padannayil.



The film follows brothers Kuttan Bava/Chettan Bava and Kunjan Bava/Aniyan Bava, and their driver Premachandran, with whom the daughters of both the Bavas fall in love. This makes the Bavas enemies and it becomes their issue of pride on who will marry Premachandran. On top of this includes Sundaran, the nephew of the Bavas trying to take Premachandran down.



Aniyan Bava Chetan Bava's songs and background score were composed by S. P. Venkatesh, with lyrics by S. Ramesan Nair and I. S. Kundoor. The music album has 5 songs:

TrackSong TitleSinger(s)
1"Mazhavil Kodiyil" Biju Narayanan, K. S. Chitra
2"Mazhavil Kodiyil" (f)K. S. Chitra
3"Mizhineerin Kaayal"Biju Narayanan
4"Mizhineerin Kaayal" K. J. Yesudas
5"Pulari Pookkalal" P. Jayachandran, K. S. Chitra


The film was remade in Telugu as Shubhamastu (1995) and in Tamil as Periya Idathu Mappillai (1997) with Jayaram.

Box office

The film was declared a hit. The film ran for more than 100 days in theaters [1]

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