Pachakuthira (2006)

 ●  Malayalam ● 2 hrs 29 mins

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This inspirational tale follows the adventures in the life of Anandakkuttan, who works as a junior artist in movies. Ambitious and ever-willing to seek shortcuts to becoming wealthy and successful, Anandakkuttan is not at all happy when he meets his long-lost German brother, Akash Menon. To add to his woes, his brother is mentally unstable and cause this annoyance and inconvenience for everyone including the neighbors. Initially Anandakkuttan hates Akash Menon, feeling frustrated and angry as he is burdened by the responsibility of caring for a person with special challenges. However, as these two brothers with completely different abilities and perspectives of life embark on a journey together, a unique and precious bond develops between them, that will transform both their lives.

Cast: Dileep Pillai, Gopika Kularuban

Crew: Kamaluddin Mohammed Majeed (Director), P Sukumar (Director of Photography), Ilaiyaraaja (Music Director)

Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Release Dates: 14 Apr 2006 (India)

Malayalam Name: പച്ചകുതിര

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as Nimmy
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Supporting Actor
as Girl from Germany
Supporting Actress
as Chandran


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Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.39:1 (Scope)

Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Playback Singer: MG Sreekumar

Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
The dual roles played by actor Dileep in this movie, portraying an angry young man as well as an autistic patient with effortless ease, who was appreciated by audiences and critics alike.

The movie was a phenomenal success running for more than 100 days in theatres.

This film was loosely based on the American film Rain Man (1988).