Kadathanadan Ambadi (1990)

 ●  Malayalam ● 3 hrs 2 mins

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Embedded with mystery and magic, this fantasy thriller delves into extraordinary events that unfold in the life of Kadathanadan Ambadi (Mohanlal) who wants to avenge his father - Thacholi Manikoth Othenan Kuruppu's death and retrieve the sacred sword Bhadravaal and Sacred Thread, which have gone missing. With the guidance of his mentor and martial arts guru, he sets out on a magical journey to retrieve the sacred sword, venturing into a mysterious kingdom ruled by a powerful back magician. Will Kadathanadan Ambadi be able to traverse through the dangerous terrain and successfully retrieve the sacred sword?
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Cast: Mohanlal Nair, Shanavas Prem Nazir, Swapna Khanna

Crew: Priyadarshan Nair (Director), K Raghavan (Music Director)

Rating: U/A (India)

Genres: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

Release Dates: 14 Apr 1990 (India)

Malayalam Name: കടതനടാൻ അമ്പാടി

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Did you know? In 1990, Director Priyadarshan canned a fight scene between Mohanlal and Disco Shanti in a cave, was much appreciated for its technical brilliance. Read More
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as Kadathanadan Ambadi
as Payyappilly Chanthu Gurukkal
Actress
as Maharajah Kavillya
as Kathiroor Chandrappan
Supporting Actress
as Karkodakan
Supporting Actress
Supporting Actor
as Moosakkutty
as Unnicharu

Direction

Writers

Screenplay Writer

Music

Music Director
Lyricist
Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
Malayalam
Colour Info:
Color
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
No
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Music Director: K Raghavan
Lyricist: P Bhaskaran
Playback Singer: P Jayachandran, KS Chithra
02 
Music Director: K Raghavan
Lyricist: P Bhaskaran
Playback Singer: Sujatha Mohan
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Music Director: K Raghavan
Lyricist: P Bhaskaran
Playback Singer: KJ Yesudas, Sujatha Mohan
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Music Director: K Raghavan
Lyricist: P Bhaskaran
Playback Singer: KS Chithra
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Music Director: K Raghavan
Lyricist: P Bhaskaran
Playback Singer: KJ Yesudas
Trivia:
Malayalam actor Shammi Thilakan dubbed for 20 characters including late Prem Nazir.

In 1990, Director Priyadarshan canned a fight scene between Mohanlal and Disco Shanti in a cave, was much appreciated for its technical brilliance.

This movie was released after the death of Prem Nazir.

The production and consequent release of this movie was delayed due to a financial crisis.
Movie Connection(s):
Follows: Thacholi Othenan (Malayalam)