Vida Parayum Munpe

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Vida Parayum Munpe
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Directed byMohan
Written byJohn Paul
Mohan (dialogues)
Screenplay byJohnPaul, Surasu, Perumbadavam Sreedharan, Mohan
Produced byInnocent
David Kachappilli
StarringPrem Nazir
Nedumudi Venu
CinematographyU. Rajagopal
Edited byG. Venkittaraman
Music byM. B. Sreenivasan
Sathru Films
Distributed bySathru Films
Release date
  • 10 September 1981 (1981-09-10)

Vida Parayum Munpe is a 1981 Malayalam language film written by John Paul,[1] directed by Mohan,[2] and produced by Innocent.[3] Prem Nazir plays the lead role in the critically acclaimed and commercially successful film.[1] His performance also won great appreciation.[4] Nazir was conferred the Special Jury Award at the 1981 Kerala State Film Awards for his performance.[5] Nedumudi Venu does the other major role. This movie is the direct adaption of the Hrishikesh Mukherjee-directed Hindi title Anand.[6] Though there are claims that this movie is a direct adaption of the Hindi movie Anand, it is much different.


Xavier, a stenographer in a company tries the patience of the workaholic manager with his irregular hours of work. The manager warns him, but he doesn't make any effort to improve. Once, he asks for leave to take his wife to the hospital. The manager later finds him at the beach playing with children and dismisses him from the job. Later the manager finds from his family doctor that Xavier is a cancer patient.[7]



The music was composed by M. B. Sreenivasan and the lyrics were written by Kavalam Narayana Panicker.

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 "Anantha Snehathin" K. J. Yesudas, Chorus Kavalam Narayana Panicker
2 "Ullala Chillala" K. J. Yesudas Kavalam Narayana Panicker


  1. ^ a b "Writing cinema". The Hindu. Retrieved 11 March 2011.
  2. ^ "Mohan". Malayalam Movie Database. Retrieved 11 March 2011.
  3. ^ "Game for any role". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 9 October 2007. Archived from the original on 13 October 2007. Retrieved 11 March 2011.
  4. ^ "The evergreen hero". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 16 January 2009. Archived from the original on 11 April 2009. Retrieved 11 March 2011.
  5. ^ "Kerala State Film Awards" Archived 19 November 2009 at the Wayback Machine. PRD, Govt. of Kerala. Retrieved 11 March 2011.
  6. ^ "Entertainment News, Celebrity News, Latest Movie News, Breaking News | Entertainment - Times of India".
  7. ^ "Mohan's profile" Archived 25 May 2011 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 11 March 2011.

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