Thommante Makkal

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Thommante Makkal
Directed by J. Sasikumar
Produced byKasinathan
Written by J. Sasikumar
P. J. Antony (dialogues)
Screenplay by P. J. Antony
Starring Sathyan
Madhu
Sheela
Kottarakkara Sreedharan Nair
Kaviyoor Ponnamma
Music by M. S. Baburaj
Job & George
Production
company
Bhagavathy Pictures
Distributed byBhagavathy Pictures
Release date
  • 24 December 1965 (1965-12-24)
Country India
Language Malayalam

Thommante Makkal is a 1965 Indian Malayalam film, directed by J. Sasikumar and produced by Kasinathan. The film stars Sathyan, Madhu, Sheela and Kaviyoor Ponnamma in the lead roles. The film had musical score by M. S. Baburaj and Job & Geoege. [1] [2] [3]

Cinema of India Filmmaking industry in India

The cinema of India consists of films produced in the nation of India. Cinema is immensely popular in India, with as many as 1,600 films produced in various languages every year. Indian cinema produces more films watched by more people than any other country; in 2011, over 3.5 billion tickets were sold across India, 900,000 more than Hollywood. Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad are the major centres of film production in India.

J. Sasikumar Indian film director

Nambiathusseril Varkey John, better known by his screen name Sasikumar, was an Indian film director who worked in Malayalam cinema. One of the most prolific directors in world cinema, he has directed more than 141 films in his career which began in the mid-1960s. He is often referred to as Hitmaker Sasikumar due to the commercial success of his films.

Sathyan, was an Indian film actor, noted for his natural style and versatility. One of the major stars of Malayalam cinema, Sathyan won two Kerala State Film Awards for Best Actor. He was also popularly referred to as Sathyan Master.

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Cast

Madhu (actor) Malayalam actor

Madhavan Nair, commonly known by his stage name Madhu, is an Indian film actor, director, producer, and playback singer, who works in Malayalam cinema.

Sheela Indian actress born in 1942

Sheela Devi, known mononymously as Sheela, is an Indian film actress who works predominantly in Malayalam cinema.Paired with Prem Nazir, they hold the Guinness World Record for acting in the largest number of films (130) together as heroine and hero. In 2005, she won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the Malayalam film Akale. She was one of the most popular and highest paid actress, reportedly paid more than her male counterparts, of her time.

Ambika is an Indian film actress best known for her work in Malayalam cinema during the 1950s and 1960s. She is a close relative of the Travancore Sisters; Lalitha, Padmini and Ragini, and also Shobana, Krishna and Sukumari. Ambika also was initiated to go along that path and she debuted in Udaya Studio's film Visappinte Vili in 1952. In 1968, she acted as the lead actress in the first full-length comedy in Malayalam cinema Viruthan Shanku, directed by P. Venu. She acted in more than 80 movies.

Soundtrack

The music was composed by M. S. Baburaj and K. V. Job and the lyrics were written by Vayalar Ramavarma and Varghese Maliyekkal.

Vayalar Ramavarma Indian poet and lyricist

Vayalar Ramavarma, better identified as Vayalar, was an Indian poet and lyricist of Malayalam language. He was known for his poems which include Sargasangeetham, Mulankaadu, Padamudrakal, Aayisha and Oru Judas janikkunnu and for around 1300 songs he composed for 256 Malayalam films. He received the National Film Award for Best Lyrics in 1972 and was the winner of the Kerala State Film Award for Best Lyrics in its year of inception which he received three more times. He was also a recipient of the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award for Poetry in 1962.

No.SongSingersLyricsLength (m:ss)
1"Aadyaraathri Madhuvidhu" K. J. Yesudas Vayalar Ramavarma
2"Angane Angane En Karal"K. J. Yesudas, S. Janaki Vayalar Ramavarma
3"Chekuthaan Kayariya"K. J. YesudasVayalar Ramavarma
4"Kocheekkaarathi" P. B. Sreenivas, K. P. Udayabhanu Vayalar Ramavarma
5"Nillu Nillu Naanakkudukkakale" S. Janaki, P. Leela, P. B. Sreenivas, K. P. UdayabhanuVayalar Ramavarma
6"Njaanurangaan Pokum"S. Janaki Varghese Maliyekkal
7"Njaanurangaan Pokum" [Pathos][Bit]S. JanakiVarghese Maliyekkal

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