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 by Lal Release
Release date
  • 18 March 2005 (2005-03-18)
Running time
130 minutes
Country India
Language Malayalam

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 in the titular roles.

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 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 some food from Panicker's house. The food is mixed with poison by Panicker due to oppression from the village head Thevar because Panicker's son cheats him and his daughter. Thomman eats the food and is hospitalized. After returning from the hospital, Thomman and his sons approach Panicker to know the truth. Thomman and his sons decides to help Panicker and they defeat Thevar's gang and take Thevar's henchman Rajakkannu as their slave. Later Thevar's daughter Poonkavanam falls in love with Shivan. Thevar arranges Shivan's marriage with his daughter. Kaliyappan who is Poonkavanam's maternal uncle successfully stops the wedding. At the wedding night Sathyan becomes a thief who robs the groom's ornaments, which makes the brothers to part ways. However, Kaliyappan was the real culprit. He tries to kill Sathyan and tell everyone that he escaped with the money. Panicker's son is killed by Kaliyappan. Shivan comes and helps Sathyan. They go to Thevar's house and reveal to him the truth about Panicker's son and all the misdeeds of Kaliyappan. After all goes well, it was revealed by Rajakkannu that Thomman, due to his son's separation, attempts to commit suicide from a cliff. His sons rushes to the cliffside and Thomman tell that they would fight and defeat him in order to reconsider his decision. at the climax, Shivan and Sathyan beats Thomman and the trio reunite.

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

Sify gave it a rating of 3 out of 5. [2]

Box office

The film was commercially successful. [3] [4] and completed 100 days in theatres. [5] [6]

Remakes

Following its success in Malayalam, the film was later remade in Tamil as Majaa , starring Vikram and Asin Thottumkal. [7] It is also remade in Kannada as Kaamannana Makkalu with Sudeep. [8]

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