| M. S. Mani|
| Prem Nazir, B. S. Saroja|
24 December 1952 (1952-12-24)
Sargam (1992), Iyer the Great (1990), Prem Nazir appears in Achan and Aakrosham, Vidheyan (1994), Humjoli (1970)
Achan (1952 film) Wikipedia
Achan is a 1952 Indian Malayalam film, directed by MRS Mani and produced by M Kunchacko. The film stars Prem Nazir, B. S. Saroja in lead roles. The film had musical score by PS Divakar. This was the only film in which veteran actor Sesbastian Kunjukunju Bhagavatahar did a comic role. It is one of the major box office hits of early Malayalam cinema. It will be remembered as the debut of Boban Kunchacko, the maiden venture of XL Productions, and first film of Thiruvananthapuram V. Lakshmi.
The film was remade in Tamil as Thanthai again with Prem Nazir. Kambadasan wrote the dialogues and lyrics. The film was released in April 1953. A. M. Rajah, P. Leela, Jikki, V. J. Varma, Kaviyoor Revamma,Sathyam, Kumari Lakshmi were the Playback singers for the Tamil version. The song Ilavenil chandrikaiyaai sung by A. M. Rajah and P. Leela was a hit.
Prem NazirPankajavalliS. P. PillaiB. S. SarojaC. L. AnandanAdoor PankajamCR RajakumariMathappanBoban KunchackoCR LakshmiSebastian Kunjukunju BhagavatharT JayasreeThikkurissi Sukumaran NairVanakkutty
DanceB. S. SarojaC. R. RajakumariMadura DeviRamani GopalBaby Girija
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