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After rising concerns about cancer, the Kerala government bans gutka (chewing tobacco) in the state & appoints an 'Anti-Gutka Squad' lead by cop Shambu (Indrajith), who ruthlessly cracks down on the migrant workers in the state who were widespread users of it. This leads to a group of youngsters to enter into the gutka black market, & when Shambu busts that ring, they start a noodle business. Meanwhile Shambu was on the lookout for Bada Bhai (Sunny Wayne), the main supplier of contraband gutka.
3 people who were previously strangers - Sreelal (Jayasurya), Bahadhoor (Nedumudi Venu) & Dharmajan Shasthri (Aju Varghese) before their trip to Kochi one day, become friends & search for Sreelal's lost lottery ticket after it wins the first prize of Rs. 1 crore. Meanwhile, the lottery ticket ends up in the hands of the boy who initially sold the ticket to Sreelal & the boy also searches around the city to find Sreelal.
Savithri (Rima Kallingal), the wife of a high-salaried professional Nandagopan (Murali Gopi) & mother of two, is a litterateur & a talented chess player, who reigns supreme at her local chess club. But her pride is crushed by a young man called Shishir (Praveen Anidil) who bests Savithri at the game. During the summer, as her family is away, Savithri gets to know Shishir more, & as she finds herself attracted to him, she is torn between the thoughts of her family & her feelings for him.
Joy Thakkolkaran (Jayasurya), an entrepreneur, after coming across the technology to make incense sticks from elephant dung, struggles to get this fledgling incense manufacturing company off the ground, but has to lock horns with the local political party RIP (Revolutionary Independent Party). The kerfuffle results in RIP goons thrashing Joy's office building after Joy defies a hartal (strike) called by RIP. Joy files for damages against RIP, & a battle of wits ensues.
When Godman Swami Poornananda aka K.K. Prasannan Nair (Kunchacko Boban), is accused of child sacrifice & arrested, his elder brother Bhaskaran (Suraaj Venjarammoodu) talks to the investigating officers about Prasannan's past, & how he starts off as a Hindu nationalist & a laborer, then a law student & a communist, then a rich businessman & an alcoholic, then a Pentecostal Christian pastor, then a mental patient & finally a Godman, all in response to different situations & influences in his life.
Samson (Mammootty), a thief, gets released from jail & lends a helping hand to Mallika (Charmy Kaur), who was also released the same day, after she gets into an accident. Samson ends up accompanying Mallika to her hometown of Karippa where she had an account to settle with her estranged husband Mani (V.G. Muralikrishnan) who had cheated on her & hence deserted her. Samson becomes Mallika's protector & takes on Mani & his henchmen.
When Kumaran (Jagadish) of the Pancharakkara village sends a note home telling his wife that he is committing suicide after being overburdened by debts, his relatives & villagers turn the event into a circus. However, Sadasivan (Mukesh), a mysterious stranger, joins Kumaran's wife Soumini's sorrow (Vidya) & helps around the house, surprising Soumini & the villagers.
Dasan, a young boy who lived with his mother Chandrika (Shweta Menon), finds the address of his long-gone father Divakaran, & writes him a letter. But Divakaran had moved out & the letter reaches the current resident, ad filmmaker Nandakumar Poduval (Biju Menon), who lived there with his teenage daughter Ammu (Tina Rose). Touched by the letter, Ammu starts replying to Dasan, pretending to be his dad. Dasan gets excited at the thought of having found his dad, but things get dramatic soon after.
Contract killer Shyam (Gautam) kills Johnny, lover of minister Meledathu Madhavan's (Sphadikam George) daughter Aswathy (Shivani), in return for Rs. 10 lakhs & after the deed, hides out at a desolated & supposedly haunted mansion in the woods. There, Shyam meets & falls in love with a female ghostly spirit, Athira (Meghana Raj), who was trying to seek revenge against Madhavan for having killed her & her lover 30 years ago.
Vettoor Sivankutty (Ajaykumar), a staunch commie, is forced to marry at the behest of his party, with the aim of grooming his wife as a future female party leader. Sivankutty marries Meenakshi (Sruthi Lakshmi), whom he takes to be a commie, but to his shock, Meenakshi turns out to be the exact opposite. Sivankutty's woes increase when famous film star Pavan Kumar (Mukesh) comes to the village to shoot his latest film & Meenakshi gets potty with him, including becoming the heroine of the film.
IPS officer Devadas Adiyodi (Babu Antony) investigates the deaths of Chacko, his wife & his 2 daughters, after their bodies are found in a deserted quarry.
A mentally ill patient with a personality disorder, Bobby (Jayasurya), escapes with a doctor's credentials & joins 'Brylin Mental Hospital' as Dr. Ruben Isaac. Transforming himself into the role of a doctor very convincingly, he introduces several unusual treatment routines for the inmates. Although initially opposed to his ways, Rakhi Devadas (Radha Varma), the hospital manager, eventually gets attracted to Bobby. At this juncture, the real Dr. Ruben Isaac (Mukesh) shows up at the hospital.
SI Rajan (Jayaram) investigates the disappearance & death of a young girl Bhadra (Mangala), who also happened to be his younger sister Manikutty's (Shivani) friend. However, halfway through the investigation & after arresting a prime suspect, Parampathu Raju (Ganesh Kumar), a ruffian named Rajamani (Jayaram) turns up, vowing to free Raju & complicating things.
Vettikkaadu Sivan (Jayasurya), kidnaps his uncle Vettikkaadu Sadhasivan (Jagathi), a contender for the Chief Minister post & plants Sadhasivan's long lost twin brother & banana vendor Vettikkaadu Sambhasivan (Jagathi), whom Sivan found in Gujarat, in his place. Sambhasivan wins the election, but has no interest to rule & pines for his long lost love Ammu. Sambhasivan's stupidities create problems for Sivan.
Syed Ahmed (Mohanlal), son of Lebba Sahib (Nedumudi) & mute Nabisa (Sukumari) is a revolutionary whose forward thinking brings the ire of religious Islamic leaders. They frame Syed in a bombing conspiracy which kills hundreds, after which Syed is sentenced to death. Nabisa loses her sanity & goes on an aimless search for her son. This brings her to a temple where she seeks refuge & food, but when the temple officials find out about her being a Muslim, they kick her out.
Raju (Suraj), Cheri (Ramesh Pisharody), Winnie (Vani Kishore) & Udayan (Manikuttan) are close pals & have a music band. Raju meets & falls in love with Jyothi (Ayilya), who later strangely disappears. When a murder happens in the apartment next to Winnie, Raju is shocked to find that the wife of the deceased was Jyothi. Assistant Commissioner of Police, Aniyan (Jayasurya), & his senior, Police Commissioner (Saikumar) investigates the murder & Raju is the prime suspect in the Commissioner's eyes.
Mulla (Dileep) hails from the Karekkaadu Colony, a slum full of criminals & prostitutes, led by Ambi (Biju Menon) & is set to succeed Ambi as the colony's leader, should something happen to Ambi. He finds a deserted child in a train, which he hands over to passenger Lachi (Meera Nandan) & leaves. Lachi, who has her own problems, returns the baby back to Mulla, & he & his gang tries to bring him up. Lalchi also visits & takes active part in raising the kid, & gradually she & Mulla fall in love.
Rameshan (Mammootty), an automotive scrap dealer of the Maya Bazar colony, has an ongoing rivalry with Bhadran (Kalabhavan Mani), over Maya (Sheela), whom Bhadran fancies, but who loves Rameshan. One day Rameshan is called to the govt. hospital morgue where he sees his double Lakshmi Narayanan (Mammootty), who had died in an accident, the previous day. Hearing that Lakshmi had suffered a blow to the head, which lead to the accident, Rameshan sets out to unknot the secrets behind Lakshmi's death.
Nandagopal aka Nandu (Narein) gets sent by his uncle Shankaran Nair (Janardanan) to the village of Kalimuthuppalayam in Tamil Nadu to sell Nandu's father's house & after some initial failed attempts at selling it, Nandu decides to stay on & brings his mother & sister to live with him. He gets into a quarrel with a local bigwig & criminal Nachiappa (Rama Reddy), who starts to make life difficult for Nandu. After several instances of defeat & humiliation, his mother demands that Nandu fight back.
Devadas (Devadas), a young boy, drinks a potion brewed by scientist R.C. Shekar (Jackie Shroff) which makes him invisible, with the aim of rescuing Maya (Kavya Madhavan) who had adopted Devadas as a child, but who was in mortal danger for having videotaped an illegal transaction involving political bigwigs. In between trying to rescue Maya, a gunshot wound sparks off a chemical reaction in Devadas, turning him into a hulk-like monster.
Friends Anupama (Samvrutha Sunil) & Rahel (Sherin), working as nurses at the Mission Hospital, rents Krishnavilasam Palace, a desolated mansion in a remote place. However, as soon as they move in, bizarre things start happening at the house & they start to have seemingly real nightmares. Scared, they decide to leave the palace, but decide to consult Dr. Arun (Vineeth), their boss before that. That's when they get their biggest shock yet.
Radhakrishnan (Dileep), although a male, was brought up like a girl by his grandmother who badly wanted a girl child in the family. However, as he matures, he is ridiculed by everyone, gets branded as bad luck & left for dead at sea by Kumaran (Indrajith), who knew of Radhakrishnan's relationship with Malathi (Gopika), the girl whom Kumaran had an eye on. Rescued by Freddie (Biju Menon) & taken to his home beach, Radhakrishnan gets a new lease of life & some serious prodding to act like a man.
At the behest of Fr. Gomez (Gopi), Sethuramaiyer (Mammootty), along with aide Chacko (Mukesh), travels to Kannur Jail to meet death row convict & serial killer Isow Alex (Kalabhavan Mani), where Alex had a confession - of the 7 murders he was convicted of, 5 in Irani & 2 in Nadamangalam, he was innocent of the first murder in Nadamangalam - that of businessman Manikunju (Ramachandran V.). Sethuramaiyer reopens the case & investigates with the help of Chacko & prentice Ganeshan (Vineeth Kumar).
In Saudi Arabia, a Muslim Malayali, Akbar (Dilip), is sentenced to death for killing his Brahmin friend, Raghu Rama Iyer (Vineeth), while back home in Kerala, Akbar's wife Rasiya (Meera Jasmine) & Raghu's wife Ganga (Kavya Madhavan) are devastated by the news. When Akbar's & Raghu's common friend John Kuruvila (Biju Menon) tells Rasiya that the only way Akbar's life can be spared is if Ganga forgives Akbar, Rasiya & her father Abdu (Mammukoya) goes in search of Ganga, to beg for Akbar's life.
Ramankutty (Jayaram), known for his spotless character in the village of Kuttanallur, gets disgraced & ostracized when he had to take on the blame for frequenting a known prostitute of the village, Dakshayani (Nirosha), to save his uncle Madhavan's (Jagathi Sreekumar) face. Madhavan, who had promised to clear Ramankutty's name in front of his daughter & Ramankutty's fiancé Sangeetha (Gayatri Jayaraman), goes back on his word, leaving Ramankutty on his own to clear his name.
Madhavan Nair aka "Meesha Madhavan" (Dileep), a petty thief in the village of Chek, woos his arch enemy Bhageerathan Pillai's (Jagathi) daughter, Rukmini (Kavya Madhavan), & after some initial spats, Rukmini also falls for him. Bhageerathan Pillai tries to foil the relationship, with the help of the new SI, Eppan Pappachi (Indrajith). Then one day, the local temple idol disappears & suspicion falls on Madhavan. With the whole village after him, it's up to Madhavan to prove himself innocent.
Balamani (Navya Nair), a maid at the house of the 84-year old Unniyamma (Kaviyoor Ponnamma) in Guruvayur, & Manu (Prithviraj), Unniyamma's grandson, fall in love, but the disparity in their social statuses get in the way & Manu's marriage is fixed to a US-based girl by his mother Thankam (Revathy). However, on the eve of the wedding, the bride-to-be elopes with someone else & Manu's extended family starts searching for a replacement. Bringing up Balamani's name, however, draws stiff opposition.
Karunan (Suresh Krishna), a felon, escapes from jail & seeks shelter in the hamlet of Kudavalloor, where he meets his estranged wife Bhargavi (Vani Viswanathan), who had been living in the village since Karunan was jailed. Feigning love, Karunan gets her help in making the superstitious villagers believe that he was their savior, but later dumps her for a new wife from the village, Radha (Vineetha). Bhargavi, who is later killed by Karunan after she protests, returns as a ghost to seek revenge.
In this comedy of errors, one of each of 2 pairs of twins are stolen by a childless nurse from their mother, years apart. The 1st twin is in turn stolen by the nurse's thieving husband & grows up to be a thief Jagadeendran (Jagathi), while his twin grows up in his real family to be Balakrishnan (Jagathi), a cop. From the 2nd pair, the twin who grows up with the nurse becomes an actor Jagadheesh Chandran (Jagadish) & his twin, with his real mother, grows up to become cop Unnikrishnan (Jagadish).
Mentally challenged Kuttan (Kalabhavan Mani) dotes over his cousin Nandinikutty (Nandini) who he wishes to marry, but Nandinikutty has nothing but disdain for him. Entrapped in Neelakantan (Rajan P. Dev) & son Shekarankutty's (Suresh Krishna) evil plans, Nandinikutty loses her house & her grandmother. Out on the streets, Kuttan comes to her aid. After realizing how much Kuttan cared for her, Nandinikutty starts loving him back & teaches him to stand up against Neelakantan & Shekarankutty.
Royal Circus, in which Babu (Dileep) was a clown, was a family affair in which most people had grown up with the circus, including Babu. Sudhakaran (Nishanth Sagar), who comes along to save the circus from bankruptcy, introduces various reforms & revamps the circus, but had his eye on the owner's (T.S. Raju) daughter Kamala (Manya), whom Babu had hoped to marry. Not to displease Sudhakaran & dazzled by the new-found wealth, the owner also favors Sudhakaran over Babu, breaking Babu's heart.
The two prominent families in town, that of Pareil Pappu's (Janardanan) & that of Mampalli Chackappan's (V.K. Sriraman), were always at loggerheads, with most conversations resulting in fisticuffs. Pappu's dreaded nephew Antony (Suresh Gopi) poses a constant headache for Chackappan, but Chackappan's daughter Nimmy (Divya Unni) & Antony fall in love. Chackappan & Pappu forget their differences & unite, but soon after, Pappu is shot dead by a mysterious sniper & Antony sets out to find the killer.
Gopan (Jayaram), a poor small time videographer, marries Asha Lakshmi (Lakshmi Gopalaswamy), a rich girl, against her family's wishes. When Asha Lakshmi, a talented dancer, gets noticed by famous dancer Maya Varma (Bhanupriya) & given the spotlight, Gopan feels sidelined & unloved & leaves town with their infant kid Ashok. Landing in Goa, Gopan takes up a job at a gas station & sets up a new life there.
Kunju (Dileep), the youngest member of the Thiruvambattu joint family, who became mentally ill a couple of years ago after his overly sensitive lover Malavika (Haripriya) had committed suicide after a misunderstanding, recovers since then, but constantly faces ridicule & discrimination & finds it difficult to find a bride. He finds a sympathetic companion & friend in Sreedevi (Poornima Mohan), who was of a lower caste & strata, & reminisces to her about Malavika & how he became insane.
Unnithan (Captain Raju) & Varkey (Lalu Alex), who used to be like brothers, split over Varkey siding with Lakshmi (Mathu), Unnithan's sister, when she chose their servant Damu (Asokan) as her husband. Best friends turned rivals, Unnithan makes it his life's mission to destroy Varkey, & the rivalry also spills over to their sons' lives - Unnithan's son Bharathan (Saikumar) & Varkey's son Lalichan (Ganesh) & Lakshmi's son Babu (Manoj K. Jayan), whom Varkey brings up as his own son.
Best friends Vishwam (Mohanlal) & Johnny (Lal), struggling to get by in Mumbai with their shady pasts & often under the scrutiny of the cops, kill a man, Damodaran (Siddique), in a mishap. Knowing about Damodaran's whereabouts from a bag he leaves behind, Vishwam feels obligated to help his family & goes to Kerala, & although is rebuffed by Damodaran's headstrong sister Bhanu (Manju Warrier), sticks around. Soon Johnny also follows suit to Kerala, but Vishwam gets concerned about Johnny's ways.
Arjunan Pillai (Innocent), who was partial to his son Ajayan (Baiju) over his 4 daughters, marries off his 3 daughters Jayalakshmi (Bindu Panikkar), Jayaprabha (Kalpana) & Jayasree (Charmila) to a cook, Sudhakaran (Jagathi), a municipal exterminator, Thangakuttan (Harisree Asokan) & an auto rickshaw driver Uthaman (Jagadish), & his son to a rich girl. However, upsetting his plans, when Ajayan cheats Arjunan Pillai out of his ancestral home, & leaves him broke, his son-in-laws come to his rescue.
Sankarankutty (Premkumar), although coming from a long line of mahouts, considered it below his dignity to be one & leaves home when asked to go as a mahout to the Mullackal family. He meets debt-ridden Ananthapadmanaban aka Ananthu (Jagadish), whom he saves from suicide. Learning about the job, Ananthu shows up at Mullackal & takes the job, claiming to be Sankarankutty. When Sankarankutty finally shows up after a change of mind, he sees Ananthu as the mahout & vows to smoke him out of there.
Nandagopal (Mammootty), a high-ranking & rich IAS officer, pampers & raises his epileptic sister Ammu, resulting in her being short-tempered & spoilt. Nandan marries Gauri (Shobana) on condition that Gauri's younger brother Venu (Dileep) marries Ammu, without disclosing Ammu's condition. Although Venu learns of it, it was too late. After the marriage, Ammu finds it tough to adjust to Venu's environment, complicated by the fact that Nandan still catered to Ammu's whims & continued to pamper her.
A statue named 'Junior Mandrake', said to be possessed with an evil spirit & which brought bad luck & misfortune to whoever possessed it, finally ends up in the hands of driver Omanakuttan (Jagathi Sreekumar), who gets fired from his job soon after owning it. However, Omanakuttan finds precious stones inside the statue & becomes rich. But now, the real owner of the statue, a criminal & the statue's namesake, wants the statue back & hunts down all the folks who ever owned it.
4 brothers, known as "Hitler Brothers", dote on their niece Nandini (Vanitha Vijayakumar) & plan her marriage to Dr. Gopan (Vijayakumar). Gopan asks for their house in the city which was rented out as a police station, as dowry, & the Hitler Brothers task lawyer Manmathan (Jagathi), with it. However, Manmathan falls in love with Nandini & procrastinates. Meanwhile, Nandini learns of Gopan's true self & falls in love with the Sub-Inspector of that same police station, Sundaran (Premkumar).
Kuttiraman (Premkumar) returns from the Middle East with dreams of marrying the girl of his dreams, Sumathi (Mohini), & with promises of visas for his friends. Sumathi's uncle Sreedharan (Rajan P. Dev) is opposed to the alliance, as he plans to get Sumathi married to his own junkie son Sethukrishnan (Vijayakumar). However, just as Kuttiraman manages to woo Sumathi, he gets visitors from Mumbai who are after some smuggled gold Kuttiraman was carrying.
SI Bhagyanathan (Jagadish) & constable Bhaskaran (Sreenivasan), both are after Bhagyanathan's cousin Anju (Devayani), due to which they constantly quibble. Bhaskaran & constable Mathew Joseph (Mala) lose an accused thief Eenashu (Harisree Asokan) on the way to the court, thereby getting suspended. Later they lie about killing a terrorist who actually committed suicide & becomes eligible for a reward of 50 lakhs, but Bhagyanathan pulls some strings to block their prize unless they find Eenashu.
Radha (Manju Warrier) lived in Padmini's (Bindu Panikkar) house more as a family member than a maid. Ignoring Divakaran (Manoj K. Jayan), her cousin who cared for her & wished to marry her, she falls in love with Sasikumar (Dileep), a carpenter cum singer who went by the name of "Junior Yesudas". When Padmini's husband Chandran Nair (N.F. Varghese) made passes towards Radha, Padmini sends Radha back with Divakaran. However, Radha now insists on marrying Sasikumar, putting Divakaran in a dilemma.
Malayala Shabdam daily, owned by the Ezhuthupura Veedu family whose matriarch is famous poetess Vishwalaksmi Thampuratti (Rohini Hattangadi), is in trouble with the newly appointed manager Anantharaman (Ratheesh) slowly arrogating it, using the real owner Rama Varma (Devan) as a puppet. Rama Varma's younger brother Ravi Varma aka Aniyan (Mohanlal) vows to win back the paper by hook or crook, & sets out to be rich with the help of ex-goon Pareed (Captain Raju) & takes to smuggling illicit liquor.
The singer-storyteller duo of 'Ganabhooshanam' Cochin Brothers, Girish Cochin (Jayaram) & Satish Cochin (Premkumar), gets tricked into going for performing at the village of Puthukkotta, where the families of Palathara & Madassery are feuding with each other, after Thampi (Captain Raju) of Madassery is jailed for killing his illicit son Ananthan (Krishna Kumar). After Girish & Satish declare that they are going to tell Thampi's tale, both families want Cochin Brothers to tell the tale their way.
Raghavan (Jagathi Sreekumar), an auto rickshaw driver, takes pity on elderly couple Narayanan Nair (Oduvil Unnikrishnan) & Bhageerathi (T.R. Omana), who were neglected by their grown-up children, takes them under his wing & cares for them. However, when Nair gets a real estate windfall, his children show up feigning love & take Nair & his wife away. Raghavan, meanwhile gets branded a kidnapper by Nair's children & gets beset with misfortunes.
Vijay Menon, a captain in the Indian army, on his way home on vacation, finds a badly bruised and beaten up journalist, Kumaran (Thilakan), by the side of the road and takes him to the hospital. When Kumaran dies the next day, and the police didn't seem to care to follow up on his death and catch the culprits, Vijay Menon decides to take matters into his own hands and investigate Kumaran's death, aided by his friend and sidekick Kutti Hassan (Jagathi Sreekumar).
Kunjukuttiyamma (Lakshmi), the grand old lady of the Kannettumkara family, have three daughters, all of whom have plans to snare Kochukrishnan (Mukesh), her only grandson, for their own daughters, and thus lay their hands on her vast assets. Kochukrishnan & his friend Harindran (Siddique) hatch various plans to escape this, but to no avail. In between this, a girl named Gopika (Sowmya) shows up claiming to be Kunjukuttiyamma's grandchild & her son Ambotti's (Nedumudi Venu) illegitimate daughter.
Siddharthan (Jayaram), a KSEB Electrical Engineer, always had a dream of becoming a doctor. When he met Ammukutty (Nadia Moidu), seeing a stethoscope with her, Siddharthan assumed her to be a doctor & married her without inquiring further. After the marriage, Siddharthan gets a rude shock when he learns that Ammukutty is actually a vet. Feeling cheated & ridiculed by his coworkers, Siddharthan takes it all out on Ammukutty, jeopardizing their marriage, much to the sorrow of Siddharthan's family.
Four struggling young men - Dileep (Dileep), Sabu (Nadirsha), Balan (Harisree Asokan) & Appu (Indrans) - who were big fans of movie actress Khushboo (Khushboo) finally get a chance to meet & befriend her when she moves into the mansion next door & through her, Dileep also gets a chance to star in a movie. When they learn that Khusbhoo was being harassed by her family's old caretaker Lukochan (Rajan P. Dev), they come to her aid.
Four young men, Balagopalan aka Balu (Mukesh), Prakashan (Siddique), Freddy (Keerikkadan Jose) & Benny, join Jaffer Sherif's (Mammukoya) 'Oscar Film Institute', aspiring to become actors & directors, but even after many tries, success eluded them. Balu's father Velandi (Mala Aravindan), a Parrot Astrologer, passes away, forcing Balu to take up astrology to feed his family. When a few of his predictions about Kerala politics comes true by fluke, Balu rises to fame as a 'Political Astrologer".
A con-artist, Gopinathan aka Gopi (Siddique), a pick-pocket Mathunni (Sainuddin), & a law-school dropout Maya Devi (Urvashi), are friends & neighbors & pulls off a couple of con schemes together. Later, Gopi gets selected as a Sub Inspector of Police, after which he turns incorrupt. Misunderstandings drives Gopi & Maya apart, but they still loved each other. When some wealthy jewels & statues get stolen from the govt. museum by some bigwigs, Gopi, Mathunni & Maya team up again to retrieve them.
In a family where traditionally fraternal polyandry was practiced, Kunjipennu (K.P.A.C. Lalitha) tries to get her two sons, Gopalan (Murali) & Unnikrishnan (Manoj K. Jayan) to marry the same girl, but the idea is rejected by her sons. But when Gopalan falls in love & marries Thankamani (Urvashi), Kunjipennu's desire resurfaces again & she tries to hook up Unnikrishnan & Thankamani surreptitiously. Gopalan gets wind of the plan & the resultant fracas tears the family apart.
Annamma (Padmini), an elderly grandmother, gets a chance to come to the US to visit her two sons Jose (Lalu Alex) & Alex (Mukesh), who were settled in the US. After reaching the US, however, the initial euphoria soon wears off for Annamma when she realizes that she is not able to accept the American culture & watches the turmoil in her sons' families as they fight over money & her grandchildren go astray.
Appukuttan & Ananthan (Jagadish) are twin brothers, but exact opposites. Ananthan is a "Kalari" expert, doesn't care about his family & is a roamer. Appukuttan, in contrast, is amiable & struggles to support their family in Ananthan's absence. In another town, Swamy (Pujappura Ravi) is in needs of a toughie to get rid of his bothersome tenants & he tries to recruit Ananthan for the job, hearing of his repute. Appukuttan receives the offer letter meant for Ananthan, & decides to go posing as him.
Raju (Jagadish), who comes to the city in search of a job, woos Shyama (Sunitha) with the help of his old friend Williams (Siddique), & in the process Williams also fall in love with Shyama's friend Mercy (Suchitra). Later, Raju & Williams, who start a video store business, cover a political function, where they accidentally tape someone explode a bomb which kills the Chief Minister. This lands them in trouble, & they go on the run, with both the bad guys & the cops after them, wanting the tape.
Two petty thieves - "Paathira" Thankappan (Sreenivasan) & "Thorappan" Thoma (Mukesh) - gets wrongly accused of attempted murder after a failed robbery attempt & gets jailed. Thankappan gets out on parole & disappears. Thoma also gets out soon after on parole & when he drives a car to Madras in return for some money, he gets mixed up in a conflict between two rival crime gangs & goes on the run with Thankappan, whom he runs across in Madras, with a cop Vincent D'souza (Jagadish) also after them.
Ashwathy (Suchitra) & Mary are co-workers at 'New India Chemicals', but hate each others' guts & are always fighting with each other at work. Aswathy & her husband Dr. Balakrishnan aka Balu (Siddique) move to a new rental home, only to find that their neighbor is Mary. Mary's husband Zakaria (Jagadish) turns out to be Balu's old pal. Zakaria & Balu decides to reconcile their wives' differences, but soon they are also drawn into the conflict, with disastrous results for both families.
After introvert Malayalam college lecturer Premachandran (Jayaram) moves into his new house in the housing colony of Santhi Nager, with wife Sulochana (Gautami) & mom (Meena), he is frustrated by Sulochana's adoration towards the ways of gabby socialite neighbor Rajeevan (Siddique) & his public display of affection towards his wife Radhika (Vaishnavi). Taking up his friend Gomas's (Babu Nampoothiri) advise, Premachandran tries to "express" more love towards Sulochana, with disastrous results.
Singer/storyteller Jayadevan (Suresh Gopi) comes to his birth village of Meledathu, where the families of Thekkumpurathu & Vadakkumpurathu were always at loggerheads with each other, to sing at the temple festival for Vadakkumpurathu. Thekkumpurathu invites over folk dancer Kanaka Prabha (Urvashi) to compete with Jayadevan, & after some initial spats, Kanaka Prabha & Jayadevan warms up to each other & discovers that each of them have a tragic past linked to the village & the temple.
James (James), an impoverished youth, escapes from Kerala after faking his death & comes to Kodaikanal to take up the post of a music teacher at the Hill Valley Public School where his slaphappy ways gall the martinet school manager-owner Maya Johns (Anusha). However, after some initial spats, they get attracted to each other, but Maya's relatives oppose the relationship. James, meanwhile, has his own tragic secret to hide beneath his cheerful self.
Three struggling friends - Pavithran (Jayaram), a Hindu, Jimmy (Siddique), a Christian & Basheer (Jagathi Sreekumar), a Muslim, separately come to the Thripathoor palace in response to an ad calling for eligible Kshatriya bachelors to be adopted by Rajashekara Varma (Narendra Prasad) & wife Lakshmi (Jayabharati) of Thripathoor. Trying to be the chosen one, they adopt fake Kshatriya names & compete & try to outwit each other, but soon has to contend with a 4th candidate - Seena (Easwari Rao).
Pirappancode Prabhakaran (Jayaram) & Pindimana Paulraj (Jagadish), two out of work drama artists, finds themselves in a caper after they try to rescue rich heiress Yamuna (Anusha) who was illegally detained at a mental asylum by its owner Dr. Krishnakumar (Rizabawa), who was seeking revenge against Yamuna for jilting him. To get close to Yamuna, Prabhakaran poses as a madcap himself & gets admitted there, but things don't go per plan when Prabhakaran gets stuck there with no means of escape.
A stranger (Jayaram) comes to a village where a father, Madhava Menon (Thilakan), had been waiting for his long-lost son Balan for 15 long years, along with Balan's childhood sweetheart Ashwathy (Kanaka), who had remained unmarried for Balan. The stranger pronounces himself to be Balan & gives Menon & Ashwathy a new lease of life. Days later, when everyone seemed happy, the real Balan (Saikumar) shows up. The stranger was actually Vikraman, a criminal from Mumbai, hiding away from his own gang.
Retd. Station Master Raghavan Nair's two sons, Prabhakaran (Sreenivasan) and Prakashan (Jayaram) belong to opposing political parties. Prabhakaran is a communist, whilst Prakashan is a right-winger. They quibble all the time over political issues, and although Raghavan Nair is initially impressed by what he assumes to be his sons' political knowledge and leadership capabilities, soon it turns to despair and anger, when he sees his family suffer in his sons' sibling rivalry.
Six mimicry artists - Sabu (Siddique), Unnikrishnan (Jagadish), Jimmy (Asokan), Nissar (Sainuddin), Manoj (Baiju) & Anwar (Kalabhavan Ansar) - stumble upon an accident scene, from where Nissar steals a teddy bear, which they later find to contain diamonds. Afraid to go to the Police, & learning that the diamonds belong to the smuggler Kasargod Kadarbhai, they go in search of Kadarbhai, only to chicken out & return. Kasargod Kadarbhai's men get on their tail & they go on the run from Kadarbhai.
Bachelor & drunk Charlie Chacko (Mohanlal) is forced to babysit his brother Jameskutty's (Nedumudi) rebellious teenage daughter & her younger brother & sister when Jameskutty & wife had to leave to the US on an emergency, after Jameskutty's brother-in-law meets with an accident. Although, initially hated by everyone including the maid Gloria (Philomina), Charlie slowly gains everyone's trust & love.
Shekara Menon (M.G. Soman), a retd. army major finds & rescues Sivan (Mammootty), a cabby, whom his passengers had called for a trip to Ooty, but left for dead after hijacking his car. Sivan stays on in town to get his car back & helps Menon with his poultry business. Seeing that the town is terrorized by mobster Rangan (Raja), Sivan tries to unite the townsfolk to oppose Rangan. Rangan reacts by harming Sivan's friends & Menon's family & Sivan is forced into a do-or-die battle with Rangan.
Narayanankutty (Jayaram), an invalid, gets a prosthetic leg & a livelihood in the form of a small store, donated by a charity. He also falls in love with Sridevi (Charmila), a school teacher, & just when life was looking good for him, he gets accused of the murder of Sridevi's coworker Hema (Shyama) who was found dead in the village lake & his life is devastated as a result.
Tailor Abdul Aziz (Asokan) opens shop in the village of Kunnathangadi & falls in love with village beauty Amina (Parvathi), but her bullheaded dad, butcher Hydrose (Rajan P. Dev), had his own plans to get her married to the already married Kunjalavi (Pappu). Beaten up by Hydrose & his sidekicks, Aziz leaves, only to return with 2 imported goons - Malappuram Moideen (Mammukoya) & Manjeri Majeed (Jagadish) - to threaten Hydrose's dominance in the village & to win Amina for himself.
Four inmates - Benny (Mukesh), Keshu (Thilakan), Krishnankutty (Jagathi Sreekumar) & Venu (Siddique) - escape from a mental asylum & embark on an adventure in Kochi. They get jobs, get recruited as actors in a TV show & inadvertently stop a bank robbery.
Struggling singer Venugopal (Mukesh) falls in love with rich girl Lakshmi (Geetha Vijayan), but faces stiff opposition from her father Sreedhara Panickar (Innocent) who had his own plans of marrying Lakshmi off to his business partner's son. Venugopal, with help from his pals, devises a plot to fake his death at the hands of Panickar & then makes a reentry as his own twin brother who was a CBI officer. The plan was to scare Panickar into thinking he was a murderer & then blackmail him with it.
Assistant Commissioner of Police Hariprasad (Mohanlal) tries to uncover & stop an unknown serial sniper killer who claimed 3 victims so far & seemed to be targeting immoral women & finds his own wife Usha (Renjini) mixed up in the racket.
Kottayam Kunjachan (Mammootty), an infamous thug, gets released from prison & comes to the village of Odankara to rehabilitate, where he befriends Mikhail's (Innocent) family. Kunjachan takes a fancy to Mikhail's daughter Mollykutty (Renjini), but his intentions are misinterpreted & he is ostracized. Then Mikhail & his brother-in-law Korah (Sukumaran) gets killed & the blame falls on Kunjachan.
Chandhru (Mammootty), a trucker, is a man with a rough exterior, but good at heart. When his helper Ravi (Mukesh) dies in an accident, he takes it upon himself to fulfill Ravi's dream of building a house for his family & goes to Ravi's village with this mission. There, during his stay, he meets the various interesting characters of the village - Rajamma (Seema) who runs a tea-shop, Kochu Varki (Prathapachandran), the wealthy, but evil land-lord, his son Sunny (Vijayaraghavan) etc.
Ramabhadran (Mammootty), the adopted son of the Inspector General Joseph Chacko (Madhu), gets appointed as the new Supervisor of a notorious juvenile home. He tries to enact some reforms, including not locking up the inmates & granting them more freedom, much to the chagrin of the Asst. Superintendent Sugunan (Sukumaran), who used to run things before Ramabhadran. He soon becomes a favorite of the kids there, but soon faces trouble in the form of four inmates who are found missing from there.
Bharathan (Mammootty), a small-time bookie, finds a job with the new carnival in town, after which their resident stuntman James (Babu Antony) sees his importance in the carnival diminish. Framing Bharathan in an assault charge, James & local SI Cyriac Koorikkadan (V.K. Sriraman), who was already Bharathan's foe, send him to jail. Inside the jail, Bharathan hears about his girlfriend Gauri's (Parvathi) death, & after he suspects Cyriac & James behind it, seeks revenge after getting out of jail.
In this sequel to 'Nadodikkattu', C.I.D. Ramdas (Mohanlal) & C.I.D. Vijayan (Sreenivasan), are summoned by Kerala Police to find the murderer of DySP Ashok Varma (Prathapachandran), who was on the tail of a group of smugglers. They find themselves facing a dangerous crime syndicate headed by Prabhakaran Thampi (Karamana). In addition, Ananthan Nambiar (Thilakan), the man they put behind bars in 'Nadodikkattu', escapes from jail in Tamil Nadu & comes seeking shelter with Prabhakaran, in Kerala.
Mathu Pandaram (Mohanlal), a drifter from Ochira, moves into a small hamlet & starts a door-to-door hawking which brings him close to the womenfolk. A serial womanizer, he knocks up his pal & neighbor Narayanan's (Nedumudi Venu) wife Gomathiyamma (Seema). Gomathiyamma confesses to her mistake & Narayanan brings up the child from that affair, Kuttappan, as his own. But Kuttappan (Mohanlal) turns out to be a replica of Pandaram in looks & this causes him humiliation while growing up & as an adult.
Film director Viswanathan (Mammootty), who hadn't been making movies since his wife's death 2 years back, finally decides to make a movie to financially help his ailing guru Krishnan Nambiar (Ravi Menon). He heads to Kodaikanal on his producer Thomas's (Azeez) behest to pen the script in peace, staying as a guest of Thomas's friend Menon (K.P. Ummar). There he meets Shyama (Nadia Moidu), Menon's daughter, & gets drawn towards her. He learns that Shyama also shares a similar bereavement like him.
Krishnankutty (Mohanlal), a quarry contractor with a rough exterior & a good heart, spends his life boozing & fighting. When he gets foxed into marrying a pregnant woman Rajamma (Menaka), although angry, he doesn't kick her out of his life, but cares for her & her daughter Nalini, after she is born. At this point, Gopi (Shankar), Rajamma's old lover comes to the village as an Engineer for building a bridge. Having never told Krishnankutty who Nalini's father was, Rajamma is now in a predicament.
Sreekuttan (Mohanlal), a poor & orphaned simpleton, takes a fancy towards a blind flower girl, Shalini (Priya). In trying to organize money for her eye surgery, Sreekuttan gets blamed for attempted robbery & gets jailed. With the money he gives, Shalini's gains eyesight & with the help of a new friend, Dr. Ramakrishna Pillai (Mukesh), Shalini becomes a famous playback singer. Upon his release, Sreekuttan tries to meet Shalini, but faces opposition in the form of Shalini's brother Achu (Johny).
When Revathi Menon (Lizy) refuses to meet her sick father Balan Menon (Gopi), whom she separated from when she was 3 years old when her parents separated & whom she had avoided for the past 16 years, Revathi's roommate & friend Suzanna (Radha), who was an orphan & pined for a father's love, goes to see Balan Menon, pretending to be Revathi.
Pappan (Rahman), a famous singer, gets killed by his rival Umesh (Jose), a week before his wedding to his girlfriend Zarina (Lizy). However, it turned out that Yama (Thilakan), the Lord of death, took Pappan's life mistaking him for someone else & that he had a week more to live. Yama gives Pappan different freshly-dead bodies to try on till then & finally Pappan settles for Devadas (Mohanlal), a cop killed in action. Now, as Devadas, Pappan has to prove his death & bring Umesh to justice.
Rajan (Mammootty), the new Sub Inspector of Police in town, gets attracted to nurse Geetha (Shobana), but Prabhakara Menon (Thilakan), the local bigwig & panchayat president who was rubbed the wrong way by Rajan, spreads rumors alleging Rajan was a womanizer, thus causing Geetha's loafer brother Thampi (Lalu Alex) to plot to kill Rajan, with the help of local goon 'Kaduva' Thomman (Sathar).
Paramu (Mammootty) & Johnny (Lalu Alex) frame businessman Unnithan (Azeez) for a murder Johnny commits & Johnny takes Unnithan's illicit cash for himself. Meanwhile, Paramu's boss McPherson (Sukumaran) asks Paramu to help him hide his black money. He entrusts the cash with Johnny, but the two fall out due to Unnithan's daughter Geetha (Shobana), whom Paramu liked but who was now a tart because of Johnny. Johnny tells McPherson that Paramu has embezzled the cash, turning McPherson against Paramu.
Headstrong rich girl Aparna (Geetha) falls in love with dramatist Yatheendran (Mammootty), but he spurns her & her efforts to get back at him ends in Aparna's docile twin Adheena's (Geetha) death. Years later, a penitent Aparna, who now worked at a charity school, runs across Adheena's son Abhimanyu, who was a pupil there, & who was now being raised by Yatheendran. Her tries to bond with Abhimanyu are rebuffed by Yatheendran. At this point, Abhimanyu's biological dad shows up & claims him.
2 pretty but mentally ill girls, Rekha (Lizy) & Geetha, escape from an asylum & end up with 2 middle-aged men, Vishwanatha Panicker (Gopi) & Omanakuttan Nair (Thilakan), who were out for a day away from their own dull lives. Together they go on an adventure, but later the men have to leave the girls with their misogynist friend Shaktidharan Nair (Karamana). Initially unfriendly towards the girls, Shaktidharan too soon takes a fancy to them. Meanwhile, the cops were out looking for the girls.
Anu (Shobana), a married housewife, starts getting nightmares about people getting murdered which starts to come true. After two of Anu's dreams come true, which included her own sister Susy (Rajyalakshmi), Anu gets determined to save the victim of her 3rd dream. She, along with her husband Dr. Samuel George (Mammootty) & her brother-in-law James (Ratheesh), goes in search of the artifacts in her latest dream.
Village belle Radha (Nadia Moidu) comes to the city after escaping her step-mom & lover Bhadran, after they kill Radha's father (Kunjandi). In the city, she is given refuge by a taxi driver & thief Mukundan (Nedumudi Venu), despite the flak he got from his neighbors. Mukundan slowly develops feelings for Radha, but by then Radha had gotten close to his pal & fellow thief Rajan (Mukesh). Egged on by Fernandez (T.G. Ravi), Mukundan's old pal & now his boss, Mukundan & Rajan plan one final heist.
Achuthan (Manian Pillai Raju) is in love with Nandini (Menaka), who is his cousin (maternal uncle's daughter). But his uncle K. P. Thankappan Nair (Nedumudi Venu) will only allow a person from abroad to marry her. So Achuthan pretends to leave town to go to Dubai, while really staying at a lodge in a nearby town, to trick his uncle.
Ajayan (Mammootty), a rich businessman who rose to the top by ruthlessly mowing down everyone in his path, gets besotted with his new secretary Ambili (Supriya Pathak) & proposes marriage. However, when he learns that Ambili had a boyfriend, Ashok (Mukesh), Ajayan goes wild with rage & threatens to kill Ashok. On the day of their engagement, when Ashok goes missing, the blame falls on Ajayan.
Ravunni Menon (Nedumudi Venu), although a big industrialist, hates all things modern and loves his peaceful rural life. After constant nagging by his wife, Revathi (Sukumari), they move to the city. There, Ravunni Menon's peaceful life is shattered as he starts suspecting Revathi of having an affair with Gopalakrishnan (Mohanlal), a local electric goods store owner. Gopalakrishnan, on the other hand, is trying to woo another Revathi (Menaka), whom he believes to be the daughter of Ravunni Menon.
Two young men, 'Vaikundam' Shankar (Shankar) & 'Kailasam' Raju (Manian Pillai Raju), comes to rich businessman T.P. Bhaskaran Nair's (Adoor Bhasi) house in search of a job, with recommendation letters from Nair's lawyer & auditor. They initially get jobs at his factory, & later Shankar gets appointed as his driver. Shankar & Nair's daughter Sindu fall in love, but Nair wanted to marry her off to his nephew from Bombay, Gopi (Sreenath). Gopi locks horns with Shankar, over Sindu.
Ayyappan Pillai (Karamana Janardanan Nair) & Thankappan Pillai (Thilakan), friends, neighbors & business partners, plans to have Thankappan's son Raju (Rahman) marry Ayyappan's daughter Radha (Ahalya). However, their kids, both of whom who were in love with someone else, blocks the marriage by causing misunderstandings between their families. But when Raju's & Radha's romances fail & they fall in love with each other, now they have to reunite their warring families, for them to unite themselves.
Vinayan (Mohanlal), born into a rich family, gets suffocated by the city life & yearns for the countryside. Finally, he gets a job as a Village Officer in the village of Manikulangara, & in spite of his family's protests, move there. He meets the girl of his dreams, Radha (Neelima), a village belle & marries her. But after the marriage, he is shocked to find that Radha yearns for a city life herself & wanted to leave the village. Radha comes to Vinayan's house in the city, but refuses to return.
Rich girl Mareena (Seema) falls in love with poor man Alex (Sukumaran), drawing the ire of her stodgy father Chacko Pillai (Jose Prakash), who had no intention of accepting the poor & low-caste Alex. Then, Alex disappears overnight to be never seen again, & everyone's suspicion falls on Pillai. Mareena loses her mental stability & Pillai seeks the help of an exorcist (T.G. Ravi) to cure her. Meanwhile, Alex's younger brother Peter (Ratheesh) had become a cop & continued to search for Alex.
Pillai (Prem Nazir), a village simpleton who spent his time goofing around with a bunch of kids, takes a fancy to Sasikala (Seema), the new lady cop in town & in a bid to win Sasikala's affection, Pillai takes off on a quest to be a man. Meanwhile Sasikala is wooed by the Sub Inspector of Police at her police station, Premkumar (Ramu), & they decide to marry. Pillai returns a new man, but is devastated at the prospect of losing Sasikala to Premkumar & decides to commit suicide.
Based on the real-life criminal Sukumara Kurup, 'N.H. 47' has Abu Dhabi-based NRI Sudhakaran Pillai (T.G. Ravi), with the help of his wife's brother-in-law, Bharghavan Pillai (C.I. Paul) & pal Sunny (Sreenath), faking his own death to claim 30 lakhs in insurance money. For this, they kill a medical rep, Rahim (Sukumaran) & burn his body in Sudhakaran's car, to pass it off as him. In real life, Sukumara Kurup is still a fugitive, but the film shows Sudhakaran Pillai as being brought to justice.
Sethu (Sukumaran) & Unni (Nedumudi) are co-workers & best pals who did everything together & shared everything. When Radha (Poornima Jayaram), Unni's acquaintance from his village, comes to Madras for a new job, both men get attracted to her. They start to woo her & in the process, end up fighting with each other. Each now starts trying to get Radha's attention in their own way. They also have to shield her from their skirt chaser boss, V. Narayan Das (Sankaradi), the GM of Southern Industries.
The story revolves around the life of Sethu (Shankar), Madhu (Ratheesh) and Kunjali (Mammootty), and all the events that surrounds them. (wikipedia)
Savithri (Zarina Wahab), a girl from a poor household is cheated with promises of marriage & impregnated by rich playboy Surendran (Mohanlal). She gives birth to the baby, but the baby hence dies. Picking up the pieces, Savithri gets a new lease of life in the form of benevolent widower Vishwanathan (Ratheesh), but Surendran tries to edge back into her life with threats of exposing her past to Vishwanathan, who was unaware of it.
Murali (Raghuvaran), a grad in search of a job, comes to a village in Kuttanad where he meets his father's old pal, Ravunni (Achankunju), who gives him a place to stay. Murali gets close to Ravunni's daughter Devi (Rohini), who supports him financially despite her own hardship. Murali finally lands a good job & becomes his boss Panicker's (Jagannatha Varma) favorite. When Panicker offers his daughter Radha's (Arundathi) hand in marriage to Murali, he eliminates a pregnant Devi, to marry Radha.
Wrongly accused of theft & jailed, upon release, Ramachandran (Jayan) kills the man responsible for it, abducts his daughter Sarala (Seema) & leaves her in a brothel, while Sarala's brother Balakrishnan (Sukumaran) roams around looking for Ramachandran. Not knowing each other's true identities, Ramachandran & Balakrishnan, who went around with false names, become thick pals. Thampi (K.P. Ummer), a rich womanizer, tries to break up their friendship by letting them know the truth about each other.