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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

Credited cast:
Devan
Jagadish ... Tourist photographer
Mohanlal ... Joji
Antony Perumbavoor ... Antony
Kollam Thulasi
Jagathi Sreekumar ... Nischal
Revathy ... Nandini
Thilakan ... Justice Pillai
Innocent ... Kittunni
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ganesh Kumar ... Justice Pillai's son
Ravi Menon
Murali
Thikkurisi Sukumaran Nair ... Tea vendor
Poojappura Ravi ... (as Pujappura Ravi)
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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Genres:

Comedy | Family

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Country:

India

Language:

Malayalam

Release Date:

15 August 1991 (India) See more »

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Trivia

It became the highest-grossing Malayalam film ever. See more »

Connections

Spin-off Kilukkam Kilukilukkam (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Ooty Pattanam
Written by Bichu Thirumala
Composed by S.P. Venkatesh
Performed by Balasubramaniam S.P., M.G. Sreekumar and K.S. Chitra
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100 % entertaining
2 January 2018 | by arun_mrSee all my reviews

Parallel to the main story, stories from Jojii's friend (Jagathy Sreekumar) and photographer Kittni (Innocent) are presented.

When the Nandini finally realizes his true father, the picture ends.

The Kilukkam box office is considered to be one of the best comic films in Malayalam. The comic scene in the film is still popular today.


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