Mr. Marumakan

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Mr. Marumakan
Theatrical poster
Directed by Sandhya Mohan
Written by Udayakrishna
Siby K. Thomas
Produced by Maha Subair
Nelson Ipe
Starring Dileep
K. Bhagyaraj
Khushbu Sundar
Cinematography P. Sukumar
Edited by Mahesh Narayanan
Music by Suresh Peters
Varnachitra Big Screen
Distributed byPJ Entertainments Europe
Release date
  • 18 August 2012 (2012-08-18)
Running time
177 minutes

Mr. Marumakan (transl.Mr. Son-in-law) is a 2012 Malayalam-language comedy-drama film written by the duo Udayakrishna-Siby K. Thomas and directed by Sandhya Mohan. [1] [2] The movie stars Dileep in the title role with an ensemble cast including K. Bhagyaraj, Sanusha, Khushbu Sundar, Sheela, Biju Menon, Nedumudi Venu, Baburaj, Riyaz Khan, Sai Kumar, Kaviyoor Ponnamma, Suraj Venjaramoodu, Salim Kumar and Harisree Ashokan. [3] [4] The film is a remake of the 1989 Telugu film Attaku Yamudu Ammayiki Mogudu . Some scenes of the film is borrowed from another 1971 Malayalam film Oru Penninte Kadha.Upon release, the film received positive reviews and it was a commercial success. [5]


The film tells the story of three rich arrogant women, Raja Kokila, her adopted daughter Raja Mallika and her daughter Raja Lakshmi who believe that a woman can rule without the help of a man. However, the entry of a lawyer named Ashok Raj into their lives forces them to revise their opinions. [6]


The movie is about three wealthy arrogant women Raja Kokila, Raja Mallika and Raja Lakshmi, who all believes that a woman can survive without a husband.

Their thoughts are changed when a charismatic lawyer named Ashok Chakravarthy marries Raja Lakshmi. Into his life, also enters a banker named Balasubramanyam, his father Raja Gopalan Thampi's childhood friend, Lakshmi's father and Mallika's husband. The three women's business entity is known as Raja's Groups of Company, where Kokila is the chairperson. His entry into their family was to unite Balasubrahmanyam and Mallika, who were separated. After a bunch of failed attempts, he finally reveals that Mallika is not Kokila's daughter, and she was adopted when she was minor. He reveals that after the death of Raja Kokila's husband Raja Venkateshwara Chettiyar, a cruel and ruthless businessman, she became the sole owner of Chettiyar's assets and changed her name from Kokila to Raja Kokila. It is also revealed that Mallika's mother was their maid Bhavaniyamma. Mallika and Balasubrahmanyam got separated due to Kokila's love and possessiveness towards Mallika and Kokila thought that all the husbands have Chettiyar's cruel behaviour and that made them to get separated. The movie ends with the reunion of Raja Mallika with both her husband and mother.



2nd South Indian International Movie Awards SIIMA Award for Best Comedian Suraj Venjaramood Won [7]

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