Vakkeel Vasudev

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Vakkeel Vasudev
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Directed by P. G. Vishwambharan
Screenplay byB. Jayachandran
Story byRafeeq
Produced byMeena Ashok
C. K. Ashokan
Starring Jagadish
Jayaram
Sunitha
CinematographySaroj Padi
Edited by K. Sankunni
Music by Mohan Sithara
Production
company
Charankattu Productions
Distributed byCharankattu Release
Release date
1993
Country India
Language Malayalam

Vakkeel Vasudev is a 1993 Indian Malayalam film, directed by P. G. Vishwambharan, starring Jagadish, Jayaram and Sunitha in the lead roles. [1] [2] [3]

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Plot

The movie deals with the consequences of alcoholism in the lives of two individuals belonging to two different poles of the society. The movie starts with the typical story of a common man. His name is Thankappan (Krishnankutty Nair) a lineman employed with the Electricity Board. His family consists of his wife and two daughters, Jayasree & Sreedevi . He is very fond of having booze sessions after his work time which is encouraged by his wife. Then the story shifts to the office of an acclaimed lawyer named Vasudev. He mainly deals with litigations related to motor accident insurances, he takes up latter cases and obtains a lion's share of the insurance claim as his fee.

Next character is a rich bachelor named, Vishnu (Jayaram), he comes from the United States to his home in Kerala. Thomaskutty (Jagathy Sreekumar), an aid of Vishnu at Kerala is his main accomplice. Vishnu, accompanied by Thomas are frequent visitors to numerous bars and drinks excessively each day. On an ill-fated night, an inebriated Vishnu rams his car on a drunk Thankappan, which kills the latter. They hide the car and Vishnu being guilty conscious of his reckless act decides to financially assist Thankappan's family. The rest of the story revolves around twists revealing the truth behind the accident. Both Vishnu and Vasudev have a romantic interest on Thankappan's elder daughter Sreedevi. While Sreedevi reciprocates Vishnu's feelings.

After some humorous instances Sub Inspector Jabbar (Mamukoya) arrests Vishnu and Thomas. Finally Vasudev understands the innocence of Vishnu, as it is revealed that, another car rammed on Thankappan after Vishnu's hit. The ownership of the car is in Vasudev's name which startles Vishnu. Later it is known that, the car was sold to Stephen (Riza Bava)by Vasudev, which proves Stephen is the main culprit.

Cast

Box office

The film was a commercial success. [4]

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References

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  4. "P.G. Viswambharan dead". The Hindu . 17 June 2010.