Thoovalsparsham

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Thoovalsparsham
Directed by Kamal
Produced byEvershine Productions
Written byKaloor Dennis
Starring Jayaram
Suresh Gopi
Mukesh
Saikumar
Ranjini
Uravashi
Music by Ouseppachan
Cinematography Saloo George
Edited byK. Shankunni
Release date
1990
CountryIndia
Language Malayalam

Thoovalsparsham (English: Feather Touch) is a 1990 Malayalam film directed by Kamal and written by Kaloor Dennis, inspired by the 1987 American film Three Men and a Baby which itself was based on the 1985 French movie Three Men and a Cradle which had already been remade in Marathi in 1989 as Balache Baap Brahmachari. [1] The film stars Jayaram, Suresh Gopi, Mukesh, and Saikumar in the lead roles. It was remade in Telugu in 1990 as Chinnari Muddula Papa and twice in Tamil - in 1991 as Thayamma and in 2001 as Asathal .

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Plot

Three bachelor roommates Unni Krishnan (Jayaram), Vinod (Saikumar) and Boney (Mukesh) spend time drinking and dating. Their brahmin neighbor complains about the noise. The lives of the three roommates change when they find an abandoned baby girl at their door step one day. When their attempt to find the baby's father fails, they decide to bring up the baby and name it Kingini. They appoint a baby sitter (Innocent) for this task.

Jayaram Indian actor

Jayaram Subramaniam, known mononymously as Jayaram, is an Indian actor who predominantly appears in Malayalam films and several Tamil and Telugu films. He is also a chenda percussionist, mimicry artist, and occasional playback singer. Jayaram has acted in more than 200 films and has received several awards, including the Padma Shri, two Kerala State Film Awards, two Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, and four Filmfare Awards South.

Mukesh (actor) Indian actor

Mukesh is an Indian film actor, producer, television presenter, and politician known for his work predominantly in Malayalam cinema, while having appeared in a few Tamil films.He is best known for his comedic roles in films. He was the chairman of Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academy. Mukesh is the current Member of the Legislative Assembly (M.L.A.) representing the Kollam constituency of Kerala state.

Brahmin is a varna (class) in Hinduism specialising as priests, teachers (acharya) and protectors of sacred learning across generations.

The story takes a turn when the baby's real mother (Urvashi) tries to claim the baby. To their surprise they also learn that the father is their neighbor Ananda Padmanaban (Suresh Gopi).

Kavitha Ranjini, known by the stage name Urvashi, is an Indian film actress, Television host and producer.

Suresh Gopi Indian actor and politician

Suresh Gopi is an Indian film actor, politician, playback singer and television presenter. He works predominantly in Malayalam cinema and has also appeared in few Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Bollywood films. Suresh has acted in more than 200 films and is a recipient of a National Film Award and Kerala State Film Award. He currently serves as a Member of Parliament (MP) in Rajya Sabha. Suresh is also a philanthropist, social worker, and advocates for environmental protection.

Cast

Sasha Selvarajoo, better known as Ranjini, is a popular Indian actress known for her roles in Tamil and Malayalam films of the mid-1980s and early 1990s.

Innocent (actor) Indian film actor and politician

Innocent Vareed Thekkethala, better known mononymously as Innocent, is an Indian film actor and politician. He served as the Member of Parliament in the 16th Lok Sabha of India representing Chalakudy constituency. He predominantly works in Malayalam cinema in addition to Bollywood, English, Tamil, and Kannada films, mostly in comedic roles. He has acted in more than 750 films and has won several awards, including three Kerala State Film Awards.

Oduvil Unnikrishnan Indian actor

Oduvil Unnikrishnan was an Indian film actor. He was known for his versatile acting skills, shown in his portrayal of classical ancient aristocratic personalities in Malayalam cinema with his unique provincial linguistic style, expressions and dialect. He was noted as a serious as well as comic actor. He composed music for an album named Parasuram Express (1984) to lyrics written by Bichu Thirumala and an unreleased film named Sarvam Saha directed by Ravi Gupthan.

Soundtrack

The film's soundtrack contains 4 songs, all composed by Ouseppachan and Lyrics by Kaithapram.

Mechery Louis Ouseppachan, mononymously known as Ousepachhan, is an Indian film composer and singer who mainly sets scores for Malayalam films. He is a recipient of National Award, Filmfare Award and Kerala State Film Awards for his numerous film soundtrack albums and background scores.

#TitleSinger(s)
1"Manathe Palkadavil" K. J. Yesudas, Chorus
2"Kannippeeli (M)" K. J. Yesudas
3"Kannippeeli (F)" K. S. Chitra
4"Mandrajaalakam" Unni Menon

Remakes

YearFilmLanguageCastDirector
1990 Chinnari Muddula Papa Telugu Jagapati Babu, KaveriVaasi Reddy
1991 Thayamma Tamil Pandiyan, Anand Babu, Babu, Shankar Gopi Bhimsingh

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