Gafoor also instructs them to wear traditional Arabic clothing thawb to fool the authorities. Written by Joyojeet Pal. Honey Singh studied music. Mohanlal, Urvashi, Nedumudi Venu. A satire on contemporary Kerala politics where brothers turn local leaders of rival parties, leading to distress for their aged and once-proud parents. Yes No Report this. They realize that they have been cheated by Gafoor who has off loaded them in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
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When a forbidden room in an old bungalow is unbolted, the spirit of a vengeful dancer is unleashed. Dasen Mohanlal and Vijayen Sreenivasen are peons at a government office who end up with no jobs, a cow, and a heavy bank loan after a series of comical events.
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Written by Joyojeet Pal. Never has a movie launched 2 iconic characters whose relevance continues 2 decades into movie release. Neither can we forget the professional killer Pavanayi or Gafoor ka dost. There are classic movies, epic movies and then Nadodikkattu.
A simple story about 2 guys trying to make a living leading upto them becoming detectives is the theme of the movie. They then escape to Chennai thinking they are going to Dubai. There begins their adventure with drug cartels, professional killers and police. Mammukkoya and Captain Raju essay the unforgettable Gafoor and Pavanayi characters. These characters too continue to live in everyday lives of Malayalis. The movie takes a humorous approach to everything - education, drug cartels, malayalis going to dubai, etc.
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Learn more More Like This. The heir to a village elder's family squanders his inheritance and bullies all and sundry.
Mohanlal, Revathy, Nedumudi Venu. Mohanlal, Nedumudi Venu, Renjini. Mohanlal, Thilakan, Kaviyoor Ponnamma. Mohanlal, Sreenivasan, Karamana Janardanan Nair. Mohanlal, Thilakan, Sphadikam George. Dasan, in order to grab attention from a lady, verbally abuses the person and pushes him into a puddle of rainwater. Vijayan punctures his car tires. But when they reach the workplace, they find out that the person that they had picked the fight with is their new managing director.
Both vanish from the workplace and reappear on the next day in disguises; Dasan wearing dark sunglasses and Vijayan wearing a long beard. Both try to convince their supervisor that they were seriously ill the previous day, but they are made to report to the new managing director. They manage to fool him initially and start work but the managing director soon finds out the truth from old office photographs and both get thrown out from work.
Being jobless, their landlord Sankaradi convinces them to borrow a loan from a bank to buy two cows. Dasan and Vijayan, upbeat about the new business, start dreaming of a bright future.
However, they soon find out that the cows yield very little milk and the business fails. The bank contacts them for defaulting on the loan repayments.
To escape, Vijayan sells the cows and arranges for them to go to Dubai in United Arab Emirates with whatever money they get. Gafoor Mamukkoya is an agent who promises to take them to the Persian Gulf.
Gafoor explains to them that his uru boat sailing to California will be diverted past the Dubai coast for them. Gafoor also instructs them to wear traditional Arabic clothing thawb to fool the authorities. Dasan and Vijayan once again start dreaming about the bright and luxurious life ahead. On reaching the sea shore, both change into the Arabic attire.
Two strangers Johny and Ajith Kollam follow Dasan and Vijayan and forcefully exchange their suitcases. Confused, Dasan and Vijayan start exploring the city. They are surprised to see no Arabs in the city and soon find signboards in Tamil.
They realize that they have been cheated by Gafoor who has off loaded them in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Dasan and Vijayan check the suitcase and find drugs inside. They contact local police and hand over the suitcase. Meanwhile, the strangers who are actually gang members of Ananthan Nambiar Thilakan , a smuggler and underworld don, find out that they were mistaken. Ananthan Nambiar believes that those men in Arabic dress were Crime Investigation Department officers in disguise.
Dasan meets his colleague Radha Shobana who turns out to be their neighbour as well. But soon Dasan and Vijayan get fired by Ananthan Nambiar who believes that they are undercover officers.
On the road again, Vijayan tries to get a chance to act in films. He visits noted film director I. A minor romance develops between Dasan and Radha. He opens the box and displays various options for killing the targets: Very soon Pavanayi becomes an object of ridicule because of his boasting nature.
However, Pavanayi dies while trying to kill Dasan and Vijayan. This irks Ananthan Nambiar even more and makes him all the more paranoid about these two "officers". As the story proceeds to the climax, Dasan and Vijayan are called to a rundown factory by one of their other enemies, Kovai Venkatesan Janardhanan , a well-connected businessman with political aspirations for an ostensible meeting, where he plans to kill them.
However, the both gangs mistake each other as enemies and a mixed fight breaks out. Dasan and Vijayan manage to lock all the others inside the building as the police arrive and arrest everyone. The movie concludes as Dasan and Vijayan gets selected into the Tamil Nadu police as Crime Investigation Department officers and they along with Radha drive away in a jeep. Sasi , Seema and Mammootty , on a shoe-string budget of Rs 17 lakh.
The characters of Dasan and Vijayan were replicated from a story formulated by famous director duo Siddique and Lal who were working as assistant directors then. Sathyan Anthikkad discussed these characters to Sreenivasan who later developed them into a screen play.
It was later revealed that Sathyan Anthikkad asked Sreenivasan to give a different treatment to the climax, thus they were able to come up with an agreeable climax for the script than that to the first version. Later they had creative differences during the same climax shooting and even stopped talking to each other.
However, being best of friends, they re-united during dubbing of the film.