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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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Comedy | Family

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Mohanlal won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor for his performance as Joji and Jagathy Sreekumar won the Second Best Actor award for his performance as Nischal. See more »

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References Shree 420 (1955) See more »

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The greatest comedy ever made......
19 June 2007 | by krish-nikkySee all my reviews

This movie in my opinion is without a doubt one of the greatest Malayalam movies ever made,Priyadarsans best till now,It came during the golden era of cinematic brialliance and stays to this day as a standing testimonial,I have seen it for the umpteenth time since i was a toddler and I still cant get over it,the chemistry between Lal and Jagathy resulting in outrageous hilarious moments are timeless,the same is the case with Thilakan and Innocent complimented by excellent performances by Revathy and all the supporting cast.A movie that aptly justifies why Jagathy is the greatest comedian of his time,the comic timing in the film is impeccable as well as cinematagrophy,songs and script,every single comic scene is a show stealer.The characters of Joji,Nischal n Kittuni still remain etched in the hearts of Malayalis to this very day.A movie that effortlessly lifts any one's spirits on the gloomiest of days and sends you rolling down a roller-coaster of fun. "Welcome to OOTY folks!!"..AMAZING


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Country:

India

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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