Drama, Musical, Romance
A. K. Lohithadas
Ambazhathil Karunakaran Lohithadas
14 July 1996
Manoj K. Jayan(Divakaran),
N. F. Varghese(Chandran Nair),
Dileep and Manju Warrier appear in Sallapam and Thooval Kottaram
Sallapam is a 1996 Malayalam film directed by Sundar Das and written by A. K. Lohithadas; starring Dileep, Manoj K. Jayan, and Manju Warrier in the lead roles. The music was composed by Johnson. The film was remade in Telugu as Egire Paavurama.
Radha comes from a poor family and dreams of becoming a great singer. She falls in love with Sasikumar, who calls himself Junior Yesudas. Sasikumar is also from a poor family. When Radha asks to marry Sasikumar, he says he is helpless as he has a lot of responsibilities and he does not have the money. Radha decides to commit suicide but is rescued by her cousin whom she understands was in love with her.
The songs were composed by Johnson Master with lyrics by Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri.
Sallapam was released at the same time as Hitler and Kaalapani but emerged as a superhit. Hitler became all-time blockbuster and Kaalapani became a super-hit.
The film became commercial success.
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