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Director  Viji Thampi
Music director  M.M. Keeravaani
Country  India
7/10 IMDb

Release date  April 2, 1992 (India)
Writer  John E (screenplay)
Language  Malayalam
A movie poster of the 1992 film "Soorya Manasam" featuring Raghuvaran, Vaishnavi Mahant, Sowcar Janaki, and Mammootty
Release date  2 April 1992 (1992-04-02)
Songs  Tharalitha ravil mayangiyo sooryamanasam
Cast  Mammootty (Puttu Urumee), Viji Thampi (Landlord), Jagathy Sreekumar (Mooppan), Raghuvaran (Estate manager), Siddique (Urumeess Father)

Soorya Manasam is a 1992 critically acclaimed Malayalam movie by Viji Thampi starring Mammootty in the title role. The plot is inspired by the 1937 American novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. Mammootty played the role of the slow-witted Putturumees, one of the most acclaimed characters in his career. Raghuvaran played the villain, the estate manager at Urumees' workplace.

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Poster of the 1992 film "Soorya Manasam" featuring Raghuvaran,Viji Thampi, Vaishnavi Mahant, Mammootty, Vinodini, and Sowkar Janaki

The movie was produced by Geethanjali Nandakumar under the banner of Nandana Films and distributed by Mak Release.It emerged as both a critically acclaimed and as a commercial hit

A movie poster of the 1992 film "Soorya Manasam" featuring Mammootty, Viji Thampi, and Jagathy Sreekumar

Plot

A movie poster of the 1992 film "Soorya Manasam" featuring Mammootty, Viji Thampi, and Jagathy Sreekumar

The story is about a mentally challenged man and his mother and how she manages him.

Cast

A movie poster of the 1992 film "Soorya Manasam" featuring Mammootty, Vinodini and Vaishnavi Mahant
  • Mammootty as Putturumees
  • Sowcar Janaki as Urumees's mother
  • Raghuvaran as sivan
  • Anugraha as Subhadra
  • Vinodini as Mooppan's daughter
  • Riza Bava
  • Ashokan
  • Siddique as Urumees's father
  • Jagathy Sreekumar as Mooppan
  • Jagannathan
  • T. P. Madhavan
  • Augustine
  • Viji Thampi as Landlord
  • Biyon
  • Crew


  • Cinematography: Jayanan Vincent
  • Editing: A. Sreekar Prasad
  • Art: Sabu Cyril
  • Script: Sab John
  • Lab: Vijaya Colour Lab
  • Stills: Chandru
  • Effects: Murukesh
  • Sound: Krishnanunni
  • PRO: Vazhoor Jose, Abraham Lincoln
  • Production controller: Sachidanandan
  • Outdoors: A. V. M. Theater
  • Studio: Udaya
  • Production manager: C. S. Hameed
  • Associate director: V. M. Vinu
  • Re-recording: Swaminathan
  • Songs

    The music for the film was composed by M. M. Keeravani and the lyrics were written by Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri. The background music was done by S.P.Venkitesh. Audio was by C. C. Audios.

    Songs list
  • Tharalitha Ravil Mayangiyo Sooryamanasam: K. J. Yesudas
  • Kannil Nila: Mano
  • Meghatherirangum Sanchari: K. S. Chithra
  • Tharalitha Ravil Mayangiyo Sooryamanasam: K. S. Chithra
  • Awards

  • 1993 Kerala Film Critics Award for Best Actor - Mammootty
  • Reception

    The film received positive reviews upon release, especially for the performance of Mammootty, who won many awards that year including the Film Critics Award for Best Actor.

    References

    Soorya Manasam Wikipedia
    Soorya Manasam IMDb


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