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Thanks to a script stolen from assistant director Udayabhanu, Rajappan Thengummoodu becomes superstar Saroj Kumar overnight. Udayan is left heart-broken but fate comes in the form of Babykuttan who wants to produce a movie with Udayan in the director's seat. And when Superstar Saroj Kumar starts working in the film, things looked to be in the right track. But when the project nears completion, Saroj walks out from the project due to an ego clash with Udayan. Now Udayan must shoot the rest of the movie without the knowledge of Saroj leading the movie to an exciting climax. Written by Invisible Man

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This is a Malayalam version of Eddie Murphy film Bowfinger. See more »

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Rajappan Thengummoodu: Why can't I be the hero of your story?
Udayabhanu: My hero is very handsome
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Udayabhanu: There is a limit for make-up, isn't it?
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Turning point for Malayalam movies
10 June 2006 | by (India) – See all my reviews

One of the best Malayalam movies of recent times and in my opinion along with Blessy's two films (Kaazcha and Thanmathra) the turning point for Malayalam movies. Just when one was beginning to despair for the Malayalam film industry for lack of content and substance these films came along and revived the glory days.

Mohanlal has essayed a complex character with élan(as usual) and not hesitated in taking potshots at all top stars but most of all at himself. Sreeni has worked his magic not only as the unethical wannabe super star but also through a brilliant script. The support cast is also very good with the inimitable Jagathi Sreekumar leading the way. The 'navaras' scene with Sreeni is side-splitting.

But most of all what enthralls is the mind-blowing climax - absolutely brilliant and reveals the immeasurable talents of the newcomer director Roshan Andrews.


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