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Directed by M. Padmakumar
Written by T. A. Razzaq
Produced byHouli Pottoor
Starring Mammootty
CinematographySanjeev Shankar
Edited by Ranjan Abraham
Music bySongs:
Alex Paul
Background score:
Release date
  • 2008 (2008)
Running time
162 minutes

Parunthu (English:Eagle) is a 2008 Malayalam film by M. Padmakumar starring Mammootty and Jayasurya. The screenplay written by T.A. Rasaq. [1] [2]



Blade Purushottaman, nicknamed Parunthu Purushu for the way he preys on his targets, is a heartless financier. His rude and insulting ways of talking to people who owe him money have hurt many people. Vinayan a young youth joins Parunthu Purushu to fight against Kallayi Azeez, who is Purushu's rival from childhood for his family needs.

Once Parunthu spoils the betrothal ceremony of Rakhi, the daughter of a Gujarati businessman Hemanth Bhai, who owes Parunthu a large sum. After the death of Hemanth Bhai, Rakhi takes money from Azeez. But for Azeez it was a trap and he wants more than money in return.

Later, Azeez sends a gunda to attack Purushu and brings him close to death. He is saved by Rekha and Vinayan. This changes Purushu and he decides to be a good man from then. The rest of the movie is about whether the people can accept him in his new character.



The film score was composed by Ouseppachan while the songs were by Alex Paul with lyrics penned by Kanesh Punoor, Anil Panachooran and Sharath Vayalar.

Track #SongArtist(s)Raga
1"Enthorishtamanen" Shahbaaz Amaan, Durga
2"Thumbi Thumbi"Anitha Sheikh Mohanam
3"Poo Mayile" M. G. Sreekumar Arabhi
4"Nee Cheiytha Karmangal" P. Jayachandran

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  1. "Parunthu is lacklustre".
  2. "Parunthu - Review". 23 July 2008.