Makante Achan (Malayalam: മകന്റെ അച്ഛൻ, English: The Son's Father) is a 2009 Malayalam film starring Sreenivasan, Vineeth Sreenivasan, and Suhasini in the lead roles and Salim Kumar, Bindu Panicker in supporting roles. It was directed by V.M. Vinu, written by Samjad Narayanan, and produced by Seven Arts International Ltd. with G. P. Vijayakumar serving as the executive producer.
Viswanathan (Sreenivasan) is a village officer. He wants to make his son Manu (Vineeth Sreenivasan), an engineer. But Manu wants to become a singer. Viswanathan sends him to a coaching centre principled by KC Francis (Thilakan). Manu often tells his mother (Suhasini) to allow him to go and participate in reality shows. But Viswanathan doesn't agree with it. When the exam result come, Manu fails. Viswanathan calls him a cheater and slaps him. Manu leaves his house. After two days Viswanathan finds out that Manu is working as a waiter in a hotel. Viswanathan's heart is broken and he becomes a drunkard. But Manu also participates in a reality show.
Before the final stage Manu and Viswanathan reunite and he wins the 1st prize in the reality show. Jagathy Sreekumar plays a negative role in this movie as Himawal Chaithanya Swami to an Ashram.
Sreenivasan as Viswanathan,Village officer
Vineeth Sreenivasan as Manu
Suhasini as Hema,Wife of Viswanathan
Salim Kumar as Krishnan Kutty,a worker at Village office
Jagathy Sreekumar as Himaval Swami
Janardhanan as Kuruppu
Thilakan as KC Francis
(Varada Jishin) as Ann
(Revathy Sivakumar) as Manu's sister
This movie was the second superhit for Vineeth Sreenivasan after his previous film Cycle.
This film completed a 150-day run in 27 centers.This was a commercial success