Superman (1997 film)

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Directed by Rafi Mecartin
Written byRafi Mecartin
Produced bySiddique
Starring Jayaram
Edited by K. P. Hariharaputhran
Music by S. P. Venkatesh
Distributed byKavyachandrika Release
Release date
  • 14 October 1997 (1997-10-14)

Superman is a 1997 Indian Malayalam-language action film written and directed by Rafi Mecartin, starring Jayaram and Shobana. It was produced and distributed by Siddique, Lal, and Azeez under the banner of Kavyachandrika.



Nithya, a deputy police commissioner, is assigned a corruption case involving the Home Minister and his friend, a businessman named Rajan Phillip. Unknown to her, a criminal nicknamed Superman helps her in the investigation.

Superman, whose real name is Hareendran, nurtures a vendetta against the Home Minister and uses Nithya to trap his enemies. In the process, Superman uses the judiciary as his weapon and frames the men responsible for his tragic past. He provides vital information to the police for the same. In order to collect evidence, Superman himself breaks the law; but as it is for the greater good, Nithya looks the other way.



The film was a huge success at the box office. The majority of the scenes were shot in Thiruvananthapuram. The climax sequences involved a number of CCTV cameras (which were not popular at the time) and visuals were filmed at Technopark Campus Trivandrum. [1]


Soundtrack album by
ReleasedOctober 1997
Genre Film soundtrack
Label Kavyachandrika Audios [2]
Wilson Audios [3]

S. P. Venkatesh scored the music and the lyrics were written by S. Ramesan Nair and I. S. Kundoor. [4] The music was distributed by Kavyachandrika Audios.

Track List
#Track TitleSingersLyrics
1"Aavaram Poovinmel" Biju Narayanan, Sujatha Mohan S. Ramesan Nair
2"Onathumbi Paadoo" K. J. Yesudas S. Ramesan Nair
3"Marumozhi Thedum Kilimakale" M. G. Sreekumar S. Ramesan Nair
4"Onathumbi Paadoo"Sujatha MohanS. Ramesan Nair
5"Hole Hole Manthrikan Njaan"M. G. SreekumarI. S. Kundoor
6"Thappu Thaalangal"M. G. SreekumarI. S. Kundoor

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