Varaphalam

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Varaphalam
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Directed by Thaha
Written byB. Jayachandran
Produced byRisana Arts
Starring Sreenivasan
Mukesh
Thilakan
Maathu
Anju
Jagathy Sreekumar
Cinematography Saloo George
Edited byG. Venkitaraman
Music by S. P. Venkatesh (film score)
Mohan Sitara (songs)
Production
company
Risana Arts
Distributed byPratheeksha Pictures
Release date
  • 1994 (1994)
CountryIndia
LanguageMalayalam

Varaphalam (transl.Weekly horoscope) is a 1994 Indian Malayalam-language comedy-drama film directed by Thaha and written by B. Jayachandran, starring Sreenivasan and Mukesh in the lead roles.

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Plot

The story is about Thilakan and his two sons, one of them blind, Unni (Sreenivasan), and the other one deaf, Balan (Mukesh).The story takes a turn when the sons marry and their in-laws try to steal the family money. Krishnankutty (Jagathy) is a clever but honest caretaker for the deaf and blind siblings, who is constantly at odds with their in-laws. Being astute he senses the actual intentions of the in laws and warns the brothers. His run-ins with the in-laws give some genuine comic moments. The in laws start wading into forbidden territory in their quest to grab money finally The father (Thilakan), steps in and carries out the burden of sorting things out.

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