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.Dileep ... SasikumarManju Warrier ... RadhaManoj K. Jayan ... DivakaranBindu Panicker ... PadminiN. F. Varghese ... Chandran NairMala Aravindan ... Kunjookuttan AshaariValsala Menon... Leelavathi ThampurattiAbubakkar ... DamodaranKalabhavan Mani ... RajappanJagannatha Varma ... Prabhakara VarmaOduvil Unnikrishnan ... Madhava MenonSalu Kuttanadu ... RaghavanMammukoya ... Railway workerKaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri ... Singer at the templeOttapalam PappanManju Sahteesh
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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