Nammal (English: We) is a 2002 Malayalam romantic comedy drama film directed by notable director Kamal and produced by David Kachapalli. The movie stars Siddharth, Jishnu, Renuka Menon and Bhavana. It is best known for its award winning song, "Sukamanee Nilavu", sung by Vidhu Prathap and Jyotsana. It was the debut film of Sidharth, Jishnu and Bhavana. The movie was shot in the campus of Government Engineering College, Thrissur and Holy Trinity School, Palakkad.
Other members of the cast include Vigeesh and Innocent. The music director is Mohan Sithara and songs were penned by Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri. The film was remade in Telugu as Dost.
Nammal is another campus movie from Kamal after Niram. What is different this time is Kamal introduces new faces Siddharth and Jishnu. Kamal provides glimpses of the new campus with adventure in his movie with these debutants.
Snehalatha (Suhasini) takes charge as the Principal in a college where Shyam (Siddharth) and Sivan (Jishnu) are the heroes. Shyam and Sivan are fun filled characters as well as naughty. Aparna (Renuka Menon) is teased and ragged by the duo, who happens to be the daughter of Principal's friend. Aparna complains and Snehalatha takes action against Shyam and Shivan. Soon to her surprise she discovers that Shyam and Shivan are orphans, hardworking and their guardian is a priest (Balachandra Menon). But the real twist to the story happens when Snehalatha finds out that one of them is her son.Siddharth Bharathan as ShyamJishnu as SivanSuhasini Mani Ratnam as Snehalatha ( Voice dubbed by Bhagyalakshmi)Renuka Menon as AparnaBhavana as ParimalamBalachandra Menon as SathyanathanInnocent as ShanmughanMithun Ramesh as Reji and Dubbed for JishnuT. P. Madhavan as PrincipalVijeesh as Jojo Thomas (Noolunda)Ambika Mohan as Jojo Thomas's motherYamuna as DamayanthiKulappulli LeelaKalabhavan Shajon
Nammal was a commercial success at the box office.
Malayalam Movie Awards 2002Kamal/David KachapallyBest Film with Popular Appeal and Aesthetic QualitySuresh KollamBest Art DirectionBhavanaSpecial Jury Mention
The film's soundtrack contains 5 songs, all composed by Mohan Sithara and Lyrics by Kaithapram.
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