Rajavinte Makan (1986)

 ●  Malayalam ● 2 hrs 12 mins

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This action-oriented gangster thriller sparks off with Krishnadas (Ratheesh) becoming home affairs minister of Kerala. After college graduation Krishnadas starts working for an Underworld Don Vincent Gomas (Mohanlal). Vincent helps Krishnadas reach great heights and subsequently enter politics. With Vincent's help Krishnadas thus the ground work for a bright political career, but soon he cheats Vincent to gain favor among people as well as the party. Thus, Krishnadas becomes the home affairs minister of the state by making an enemy of Vincent Gomas. Vincent plans a payback and he successfully manages to do so by manipulating Nancy(Ambika),an advocate who carries the case of his file which, if submitted to court may lead to imprisonment for several years. He soon realizes that Nancy has struggled a lot in life as an orphan and later, a single mother. However, because of Vincent's plan Nancy loses her job. Vincent, now remorseful of his actions, makes amends to Nancy and they become friends. Krishnadas goes after Vincent Gomas with his political power and Vincent ends up losing all his wealth. Vincent plans to kill Krishnadas and entrusts the duty to Kumar (Suresh Gopi),a trusted gangster of Vincent Gomas. Kumar and another mate get killed during the attack against the Krishnadas. The loss of his trusted friends makes him extremely violent and vengeful. Vincent drives towards the parliament where Krishnadas works as a minister. He starts open firing and kills many policemen and Krishnadas's political aides. He confronts Krishnadas when Nancy begs him for Krishnadas' life as Krishnadas is the father of her child. Will Vincent Gomas continue on his destructive path of exacting revenge upon the powerful Krishnadas? Will he succeed in his task before his own life is threatened?

Cast: Ambika Ravikanth, Mohanlal, Ratheesh Rajagopal

Crew: Thampi Kannanthanam (Director), Jayanan Vincent (Director of Photography), SP Venkatesh (Music Director)

Genres: Action, Crime, Drama

Release Dates: 17 Jul 1986 (India)

Malayalam Name: രാജാവിന്റെ മകൻ

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as Nancy
as Vincent Gomas
as Krishnadas
as Priest
as Chief Minister
Supporting Actress
as Krishnankutty
Supporting Actor
as Kumar




Screenplay Writer
Dialogue Writer

Camera and Electrical

Director of Photography


Music Director
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Playback Singer


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Music Label: Satyam Audios

Music Director: SP Venkatesh
Playback Singer: Unni Menon

Music Director: SP Venkatesh
Playback Singer: Unni Menon
Movie Connection(s):
Remade as: Makkal En Pakkam (Tamil)
Remade as: Athiratha Maharatha (Kannada)
Mohanlal was paid INR 1 lakh as fee for his work in this movie.

This movie introduced a new cinematic dimension in Malayalam film industry. It is considered as one of the best action movies of all time, and has garnered a cult following.

This movie was the highest grossing film of 1980s. It is one of the highest grossing Malayalam films of all time. It ran for over 200 days establishing several long standing records at the box office.

The phenomenal success of this movie established Mohanlal as a superstar nearly overnight, even though he played a negative role in the movie.