Thommanum Makkalum

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Thommanum Makkalum
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Directed by Shafi
Written by Benny P Nayarambalam
Produced by Lal
Starring Mammootty
Lal
Rajan P. Dev
CinematographySanjeev Sankar
Edited byHarihara Puthran
Music by Alex Paul
Production
company
Distributed byLal Release
Release date
  • 18 March 2005 (2005-03-18)
Running time
130 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageMalayalam

Thommanum Makkalum (English: Thomman and Sons) is a 2005 Indian Malayalam-language action comedy film directed by Shafi, written by Benny P. Nayarambalam, and produced by Lal under his production house Lal Creations. The film stars Mammootty, Lal, and Rajan P. Dev. It tells the story of Thomman (Rajan P. Dev) and his two adopted sons Shivan (Mammootty) and Sathyan (Lal).

Contents

Shafi remade the film in Tamil cinema as Majaa (2005). [1] and in Kannada as Kaamannana Makkalu with Sudeep.

Plot

The movie revolves around Thomman, who is a thief, and his two adopted sons, Shivan and Sathyan. The story begins when they decide to mend their ways and lead a hardworking life. They own a lorry now and want to find work. Their lorry breaks down near Udumalpet. There the twists start. Sathyan steals the food from Panicker's house. Actually the rice is mixed with poison by Panicker due to oppression from the village head Thevar because Panicker's son cheats him and his daughter and go with Thevar's Money. Thomman eats the food and is hospitalized. After returning from hospital Thomman and sons come to Panickers house to know the truth. Now there is also Thomman and his sons with Panicker to help them and they defeat Thevar gang and take Thevar's Aid Rajakkannu or Rajappan as their Adima, meaning Slave. Later Thevar's daughter Poonkavanam falls in love with Shivan. Thevar arranges Shivan's marriage with his daughter. There Kaaliyappan who Poonkavanam's maternal uncle comes to stop the marriage. His plan succeeds. At the marriage night Sathyan becomes a thief who robs the groom's Ornaments. Then Shivan and Sathyan Separates due to this incident. Actually Kaliyappan was its master brain. He tries to kill Sathyan and tell everyone that he escaped with the money. He killed Panicker's son by this way. But now Kaliyappan fails. Shivan comes and helps Sathyan. They go to Thevar's house and reveals to him the truth about Panicker's son and all misdeeds of Kaliyappan. After all goes well, there is a bad news for Shivan and Sathyan by Rajakkannu that Thomman, due to his son's separation, attempts to suicide from a big mountain. His sons come there and Thomman tell that they would fight and Defeat him then only he stops his suicide attempt. At Last The Comical Climax Takes Place. Shivan and Sathyan beats Thomman and Thomman says -Ningalu thommanne makkalu thanne.

Cast

Soundtrack

The film's soundtrack contains 7 songs, all composed by Alex Paul and Lyrics by Kaithapram.

#TitleSinger(s)
1"Aadya Raathri" K. J. Yesudas
2"Karppaka Malare" Afsal, Madhu Balakrishnan, Pradeep Palluruthy, Savitha Krishnamoorthy, Vipin
3"Nerinazhaku" P. Jayachandran, Mano
4"Nerinazhaku [D]" Biju Narayanan, Manjari
5"Punyavan" Pradeep Palluruthy
6"Vattolakkuda" K. J. Yesudas, K. S. Chitra
7"Vattolakkuda (F)" K. S. Chitra

Release

The film was released on 18 March 2005.

Critical Reception

The film received positive reviews from the critics. Sify gives Verdict: Paisa Vasool meaning film is worth watching. The idea of Shafi the director and Lal the producer is to just string together a plot taken from various films and put together to provide a fun movie.

Box office

The film was commercial success [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] and completed 100 days in theatres. [16] [17] [18] [19] [20] [21]

Remakes

Following its success in Malayalam, the movie was later remade in Tamil as Majaa , starring Vikram and Asin Thottumkal. It is also remade in Kannada as Kaamannana Makkalu with Sudeep.

YearFilmLanguageCastDirector
2005 Majaa Tamil Vikram, Asin Shafi
2006 Kaamannana Makkalu Kannada Sudeep

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