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Udayananu Tharam (2005)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 21 January 2005 (India)
An artist performs best when he doesn't know he's being filmed.

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Roshan Andrews

Writers:

Roshan Andrews (story), Sreenivasan (screenplay and dialogue)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Mohanlal ... Udayabhanu
Sreenivasan ... Rajappan Thengummoodu
Mukesh ... Babykuttan
Meena ... Madhumathi
Jagathi Sreekumar ... Pachalam Bhasi
Cochin Hanifa ... 'Sona' Balan
Salim Kumar ... Rafeeq
Bhavana ... Gayathri
Indrans ... Vijayan Varkala
T.P. Madhavan ... Bhaskarettan
Janardanan ... Madhumathi's father (as Janardhan)
Ambazhathil Karunakaran Lohithadas ... Prathapan
Aniyappan Aniyappan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anand Anand ... Dinesh
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Storyline

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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Comedy

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Country:

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Language:

Malayalam

Release Date:

21 January 2005 (India) See more »

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Dolby Digital

Color:

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Trivia

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

Quotes

Rajappan Thengummoodu: Why can't I be the hero of your story?
Udayabhanu: My hero is very handsome
Rajappan Thengummoodu: Thats what make-up is for
Udayabhanu: There is a limit for make-up, isn't it?
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Connections

Remade as Shortkut - The Con Is On (2009) See more »

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Theme Song
Performed by Ranjith, Deepak Dev
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Turning point for Malayalam movies
10 June 2006 | by pcdaddaSee 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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