Thalavattam (1986)

 ●  Malayalam ● 2 hrs 27 mins

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This evocative romantic drama revolves around the twists and turns in the life of Vinod/Vinu (Mohanlal), a sensitive young man who becomes mentally ill and is hospitalized in the institution run by Dr. Ravindran ( M G Soman). Dr Ravindran's young and brilliant daughter, Dr Savithri takes over the responsibility of treating the young Vinu and ensures that she makes a remarkable recovery. At this point, Dr. Unnikrishnan (Nedumudi Venu) finds that Vinu fell ill after the accidental death of his fiancée Anitha (Lizy). Over a period of time Vinu and Dr Savithri find themselves falling in love with each other, but since this is against professional ethics, Dr Ravindran opposes it. To make matters worse, Savithri is already engaged to be married to her cousin, Hari (Mukesh). Will the young lovers succeed in staying together against all odds? Is Vinu destined to have a second chance at love and happiness in his life?
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Cast: Karthika PKR Nair, Mohanlal Nair

Crew: Priyadarshan Nair (Director), Reghu Kumar Varma (Music Director)

Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Release Dates: 09 Oct 1986 (India)

Malayalam Name: താളവട്ടം

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Did you know? The story of this movie is very loosely based on the American novel, 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest'. Read More
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as Savithri
as Vinod
Supporting Actor
as Narayan
as Anitha
as Dr Ravindran
as Hari
as Dr Unni Krishnan
Supporting Actor

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Writers

Story Writer
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: Reghu Kumar Varma
Playback Singer: KJ Yesudas
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Music Director: Reghu Kumar Varma
Playback Singer: KS Chithra, MG Sreekumar
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Music Director: Reghu Kumar Varma
Playback Singer: KJ Yesudas, KS Chithra
Trivia:
This movie was the biggest hits of the year 1986.

This movie was remade in Tamil by another director under the title, Manasukkul Mathappu (1988), with Prabu and Saranya playing the lead roles.

This movie was remade in Hindi under the title Kyon Ki (2005) by Priyadarshan himself.

The story of this movie is very loosely based on the American novel, 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest'.
Movie Connection(s):
Remade as: Manasukkul Mathapu (Tamil)
Remade as: Kyon Ki (Hindi)