Release date December 2000 (India)
Writer Meccartin, Raffi
Genre Action, Comedy
Music director Suresh Peters
|Release date December 2000|
Cast Suresh Gopi (Kannappan), Lal (Dasappan), Dileep (Shathrughnan), Samyuktha Varma (Meenakshi), Geethu Mohandas (Sangeetha), Kavya Madhavan (Devootty)
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Thenkasipattanam (English: Thenkasi Town) is a 2000 Malayalam action comedy musical film written and directed by Rafi Mecartin, produced by Lal, and starring Suresh Gopi and Lal in lead roles. Others in the cast include Dileep, Samyuktha Varma, Geethu Mohandas, Kavya Madhavan, Salim Kumar, and Spadikam George.
Kannan and Dasappan are two powerful individuals in their village. Shathrugnan. a newcomer, is in love with Dasappan' s sister, Devootty, but she is not interested in him. Shathru joins Kannan's and Dasappan's firm, KD & Company, as the manager, in an attempt to win the love of Devootty. KD & Company keeps as hostage a music troupe who comes to their village to perform. The main singer of that troupe, Sangeetha, gets expelled from her home because of this and Kannan and Dasappan give her refuge, at the insistence of Devootty.
Meenakshi and Kannan are in love. But due to some misunderstanding, Dasappan falls in love with Meenakshi and Sangeetha falls in love with Kannan. Shathru takes the responsibility of sorting it out and linking Dasappan with Sangeetha. In the chaos and confusions that follows, he manages to be victorious and wins his lady love Devootty too.
The movie was a commercial success and highest grossing malayalam film at that time. It ran for more than 275 days in theatres.
The film's soundtrack contains 7 songs, all composed by Suresh Peters and Lyrics by Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri.
The film occasionally uses the BGM from The Pink Panther.
This film was remade in Tamil with the same name, starring Sarath Kumar and Napoleon. In Telugu, it was remade as Hanuman Junction with Arjun and Jagapathi Babu. And in Kannada as Kodanda Rama with Ravichandran and Shivrajkumar. It was also remade in Bengali as Golmaal.
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