Vasanthathinte Kanal Vazhikalil

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Vasanthathinte Kanal Vazhikalil
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Theatrical release poster
Directed byAnil V Nagendran
Written byAnil V Nagendran
Produced byAnil V Nagendran
Cinematography Kaviarasan.TV Aka Kaviyarasu
Edited by B. Ajithkumar
Music by
Visarad Creations
Distributed byVisarad Release
Release date
  • 14 March 2014 (2014-03-14)
Running time
135 minutes
Language Malayalam

Vasanthathinte Kanal Vazhikalil is a 2014 Malayalam-language political drama film directed by Anil V Nagendran, who is also the producer, writer and lyricist. The film stars Samuthirakani and Tamil actress Thamarai in the lead roles with an ensemble supporting cast of Mukesh, Sudheesh, Surabhi, Rithesh, and Baiju VK. [1]



The film revolves around the political unrest in a village and the rise of three communist leaders from the pre-Independence era in Kerala P. Krishna Pillai, E. M. S. Namboodiripad, and A. K. Gopalan. [2]



After making audio biographies about left-wing politics about E. M. S. Namboodiripad, A. K. Gopalan and P. Krishna Pillai, Nagendran went on to work on a feature film about these politicians with Sudheesh, Baiju, and Samuthirakani reprising the roles of Namboodiripad, Gopalan, and Pillai, respectively. A 6 kilometer set was erected in sooranad,Kollam and all signals of the modern day including light posts and electrical lines were removed. Three-thousand actors have acted in the film, many of which are labourers who were trained to act. Cinematographer Kaviyarasu debuts in Mollywood with this film. Real footage from the Indian independence movement was included in the film. [4]


Eight composers have composed the film songs and twenty singers have sung the songs. This film is the last film that V. Dakshinamoorthy composed music for. Activist P. K. Medini composed and sang a song in addition to acting in the film. [4] [5] Anchal Udayakumar composed the background score for the film. [6]

"Thennale" M. K. Arjunan Kaithapram K. J. Yesudas, K. S. Chithra
"Nalloru Naaleye" C. J. Kuttappan Anil V NagendranC. J. Kuttappan
"Aalumagni" Perumbavoor G. Raveendranath Prabha Varma Reju Joseph, Ravisankar, Devika Subrahmanyan, Reji, Shubha Raghunath
"Kathunna Venaliloode" V. Dakshinamoorthy Anil V Nagendran Anuradha Sriram, RK Ramadas, G Sreeram
"Adima Nukam" James Vasanthan Anil V NagendranK. J. Yesudas
"Athikkampil"C. J. KuttappanAnil V NagendranC. J. Kuttappan, Soumya Sanathanan
"Kathunna Venaliloode" (Reprise) P. K. Medini Anil V NagendranP. K. Medini
"Chethi Minukki" A. R. Reihana Anil V NagendranSreekanth, Amrita Jayakumar, Soniya Samjad, Manakkad Gopan, Yazin Nizar


The film originally released in March. The film received a complaint from the election commission that the film supported left-wing politics. The film was re-released in April. [4]

Awards and nominations

2014 Kerala State Film Awards Best Dubbing Artist Ambootti for Samuthirakani Won [5]

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