After loosing their jobs, Dasen and Vijayan don't see any chances to get work in Kerala. So both try to escape to middle east but ends up in Tamil Nadu, but can they find luck there?

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mohanlal ...
Sreenivasan ...
Vijayan (as Sreenivasen)
Thilakan ...
Shobana ...
Radha
Innocent Vareed Thekkethala ...
Balagopalan (as Innocent)
Janardanan ...
Kovai Venkatesan
Captain Raju ...
Pavanazhi
Sankaradi ...
Panicker
Mammukoya ...
Johny ...
Nambiar's henchman
Meena ...
Radha's Mother
Santha Devi ...
Dasan's Mother
Bobby Kottarakkara ...
Broker
Seema ...
Herself
M.G. Soman ...
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Dasen (Mohanlal) and Vijayen (Sreenivasen) are peons at a government office who end up with no jobs, a cow, and a heavy bank loan after a series of comical events. In desperation, they decide to go to Dubai and try their luck. But they end up in an unexpected location and are mistaken for smugglers, triggering off a new set of adventures in their luckless lives. Written by Joyojeet Pal

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The film was produced by Casino Productions, a film production house co-owned by Century Kochumon, Mammootty, I.V. Sasi, Seema, and Mohanlal. See more »

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Gafoorka: It is a ship going to California. For you, I will en-route it via Dubai
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Probably The Best Malayalam Comedy Ever. ♦ 95%
10 June 2013 | by (the Entertainment Capital of India) – See all my reviews

There will never be any other movie like Nadodikattu. Because, it is entertains, enthralls & intrigues with total determination. The story, plot, cinematography, slapstick, humor and everything is top notch.

Mohanlal & Srinivasan's evergreen duet as suckers who go onto become CID agents, thanks to their fates, are the characters that will blow your mind. The character depth is immense. Their exploits with Thilakan and other cast is terrific. How a serious crime movie churns out humor in every single scene of its running time is sheer mastery. A salute to the creators of this epic movie.

BOTTOM LINE: Watch the trilogy for non-stop enjoyment. Laughter guaranteed.

Can be watched with a typical Indian family? YES

No anti-social elements involved. Crime is showcased, but is harmless.


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