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Kilukkam (1991)

Nandini is an illegitimate child who comes to Ooty in search of her father. She meets Joji, a tourist guide, and pretends to be mentally unstable in order to get shelter in his house.

Director:

Priyadarshan

Writer:

Venu Nagavalli
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mohanlal ... Joji
Jagathi Sreekumar ... Nischal
Revathy ... Nandini
Kollam Thulasi ... Thulasi
Thilakan ... Justice Pillai
Innocent ... Kittunni
Sharat Saxena ... Samad Khan
Murali
Ganesh Kumar ... Justice Pillai's son
Sukumari ... Doctor
Ravi Menon
Thikkurisi Sukumaran Nair ... Tea vendor
Poojappura Ravi ... (as Pujappura Ravi)
Zeenath ... Schoolteacher
Santhosh
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Storyline

Joji (played by Mohanlal) is a tourist guide who meets Nandini (Revathi) whom he mistakes to be a rich woman and hangs around with her. But it is later revealed that she is mentally retarded and he is forced to give her shelter. Nischal (Jagathy Sreekumar) who is Joji's friend finds that Nandini is a missing person and there is a huge reward to find her. He prompts Joji to hide her till the reward is increased, but later Nandini reveals that she is not mentally ill and she is an illegitimate child in search of her father (played by Thilakan). Written by Dhanya

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Trivia

Kilukkam completed 365 days theatrical run in Kerala. See more »

Connections

Remade as Muskurahat (1992) See more »

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Excellent Movie
14 January 2007 | by dineshvasudevan2003See all my reviews

This one of the best entertaining movies that Malayalam cinema has ever seen. Mohanlal plays the Ooty guide who gets to meet Revathy who plays a mentally abnormal girl and Jagathy plays Mohanlal's Close mate. The comedy scenes and the on screen chemistry between Jagathy and Mohanlal just blows off the audiences and they just laugh out loud. I have personally watched this movie more than 20 times and every time it keeps getting better and better. The twist in the movie is also provided when a secret about Revathy is revealed to Mohanlal and Thilakan is made to play a pivotal role. Innocent as the sentimental butler showcases an excellent ambiance. The movie is a real stress releaser and is rated as one of the best.


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Country:

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Language:

Malayalam

Release Date:

15 August 1991 (India) See more »

Filming Locations:

Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India

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Good Knight Films See more »
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