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A group of anthropology students, under the oversight of Prof. Shankaranarayanan (Raghavan), comes to the remote forest area of Muthuvan Mala, to study the tribal life there. One of the students, Sunny (Nishanth Sagar), unleashes the spirit of Neeli (Vani Viswanathan), a ghost seeking revenge against the Thripangod royal family, one of whom had killed her & her lover. After Neeli starts killing off the students one by one, sorcerer Vadakkedath Namboothiri (Prathapachandran) is summoned.
Businessman & head of the Himalayan group of companies, Mukundan Menon (Murali) gets framed for stealing money from his company, causing his daughter Nandana (Roja) to beseech the help of hotshot lawyer Sarathchandran (Suresh Gopi) to vindicate Menon. Sarathchandran, with the help of Deputy Commissioner of Police Alexander N. Koshy (Devan), traces Menon's case back to politicos Bhuvaneshwar Tripathi & S. Krishnadas (Ratheesh), who had plans to tip the current Indian government & start their own.
Darshan Das & Wilson Morais (Rajan P. Dev) are former friends turned rivals in the textile industry. Das gets a leg up when her US-educated daughter Priyadarshini takes over the reins of his business. After seeing that he was losing the battle, Morais tries to endanger Priyadarshini. Gautham Vishwanath (Suresh Gopi) is appointed as her new bodyguard, but Gautham had ulterior motives besides just protecting Priyadarshini - to avenge the death of his family at the hands of Morais 20 years ago.
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.
Two prominent families & business rivals, the Uppukandam brothers, Kariachan (Captain Raju), Paulachan (Keerikkadan Jose), Xavichan (Babu Antony), Josekutty (Jagadish) & Thankachan (Baiju), & the Ettuveettil Pillais, headed by Ananthan Pillai (Rajan P. Dev) & his sons & nephews, have been feuding for years, aggravated by the fact that Xavichan had gone to jail for killing Vasu Pillai (Johny) of the Ettuveettil family, who in turn had killed Roy Mathews (Siddique), Xavichan's brother-in-law.
Gayathri (Urvashi), a Brahmin girl, becomes the talk of the village when she comes to teach Arabic at the local school to support her poor family. Local Muslims & Hindus, who didn't want a Hindu teaching an Islamic language, become offended & try to stop her, but activist & poet Shekaran (Murali) & school owner Hajiyar (V.K. Sriraman) encourage her to stay on. Ousted from the house she stayed in as a lodger, Gayathri seeks refuge with a kind Muslim family, which further enrages her detractors.
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.
A young man, Ajayan (Jagadish), after the financing company he was a cashier in, sinks, runs off to Madras to escape public wrath. There, he stumbles upon a young girl child someone left on the railway tracks to die. He rescues the child & later tries to dispose of her in various ways, but the child always ended up back with him. After a while, Ajayan becomes attached to the child, names her Kukku & takes up a job to support her. At that point, the child's real mother turns up & claims her.
Sachidanandan (Mohanlal), a rover, comes to Kodaikanal in search of a job & ends up at the house of Prabhakara Menon (N.N. Pillai), an aging businessman. There, he becomes everyone's favorite, except Menon's nephew Sivan (Suresh Gopi), who had an eye on Menon's immense wealth & wanted to marry Sophie (Mohini), Menon's grandchild Chinnu's nanny. Sivan considers Sachidanandan a threat & plans to eliminate him with the help of friend Jackson (Babu Antony). However, Jackson had ulterior motives.
Tragedy befalls the vacationing family of US-based Unni (Jayaram) & wife Raji (Urvashi), when their daughter Malooty (Shamili) falls into a deep mining hole while playing & gets trapped in it.
Chanthakkadu Vishwam (Mammootty), an ex-teacher turned moonshiner & gangster, tries to protect Asst. Commissioner of Police Chandradas (Murali), who gets ensnared in a murder allegation planned by Chandradas's father-in-law & criminal Kelu Writer (Thilakan), after Chandradas proves unsupportive of Writer's activities. Writer, who years ago had murdered Vishwam's father Kumaran (M.G. Soman) & for which Vishwam was jailed, had a personal rivalry with Vishwam, which pits them against each other.
Maya Vinodini (Amala), who grew up unparented but with lots of money sent to her via her local guardian Sivaprasad (Prathapachandran), is the leader of a bunch of boisterous girls at St. Mary's College. When taunted by Dr. Srinivasan (Suresh Gopi) about the identity of her parents, she sets out to find them. After discovering that her mother is the famed Carnatic singer K.S. Vasundhara Devi (Srividya), Maya sets off on a quest to make her mother accept her & reveal the identity of her father.
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.
Sunny (Jayaram) & Kariya (Jagadish) join as debt collectors at Pulikkattil Financiers run by Mathew Pulikkadan (Jagathi), where they meet Alice (Urvashi). Sunny falls for Alice & Kariya falls for Alice's sister Annie (Usha) & to marry them, Sunny & Kariya find grooms for their elder sisters - Thommichan (Sukumaran), a lawyer & Williams (Babu Antony), a karate expert. Together, they try to win back the sisters' ancestral property from their evil neighbor Diwakara Panicker who had kicked them out.
Suresh (Saikumar), an educated but unemployed young man, pretends to be a rich boy to romance rich girl Lekha (Chitra), but gets exposed eventually & Lekha's father Nambiar (Prathapachandran) fixes her marriage elsewhere in anger. Suresh's father, caterer Govinda Kurup (Nedumudi Venu), vows to unite the lovers, but his arch rival Adicha Pillai (Innocent) tries to thwart his plans. Meanwhile Nambiar's rotund son Krishnappan woos Pillai's daughter Usha, complicating things further.
At the famous Lakshmipuram palace, princess Lakshmi (Mathu) is 3 months away from becoming major, & the palace receiver Sivashankaran is scared of her asking for the palace accounts, which would expose the peculation he committed. Sivashankaran tries to get Lakshmi to marry his son Sudhakaran (Vijayaraghavan), but fails. Lakshmi's cousin Ravi Varma (Devan) who had his eye on her & her assets, comes down to marry her, but she takes a fancy to her music teacher Vishnu (Saikumar) & elopes with him.
Arundhathi Menon (Urvashi) gets pimped by a family friend Brahmadattan (Jayaram), to procure a job for himself. Arundhathi's father kills himself in humiliation & she ends up at a whorehouse. Later, she meets James (Balachandra Menon) & becomes his girlfriend, but loses him to a weak heart. A pregnant Arundhathi is raped by James's friends George (Lalu Alex) & gang, causing a miscarriage, after which she returns to her hometown. There, she meets Balagopalan (Suresh Gopi), her childhood friend.
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.
Mumbai city Police Commissioner David & Home Minister K.G. Menon bring up a small time crook, Kannan Nair (Mohanlal), to compete with the reigning underworld don, Carlose (Rajan P. Dev). Although Kannan initially turns down the offer, when he learns that Carlose was also his father Ayyappan Nair's (Balan K. Nair) killer, he takes up the challenge to bring Carlose down. Starting with Carlose's smuggling & narcotics empire, Kannan starts chipping away at his task with a vengeance.
I.G. Balakrishnan (Madhu) gets appointed as the new police chief in town, with the main aim of ending the gang war between rival crime gangs led by Alexander (Mammootty) & Krishnadas (Captain Raju). His sincerity in his mission comes under test when he learns that Alexander was in reality, his wife Lakshmi's (Srividya) first born illegitimate son from a previous relationship.
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.
Film actress Ashwathi (Parvathi) is found hung from the ceiling of a room in Hotel President, where she was staying while shooting for her latest movie. DySP Devdas (Sukumaran) does the preliminary investigation & concludes it as a suicide, but after a public outcry, the case gets handed over to CBI, & Sethuramaiyer (Mammootty) investigates, along with aides Chacko (Mukesh) & Vikram (Jagathi).
The propeller aircraft of Indian Army officers Capt. Suresh G. Nair (Suresh Gopi) & Capt. Rajiv Kumar (Vijayaraghavan), on their way to the naval base to deliver some top-secret documents, comes under bad weather & crashes over the jungles of Thevarkottai. Inaccessible due to geographical challenges & resistance by indigenous tribes, the army turns to skilled commando, Capt. Roy Jacob Thomas (Mohanlal), who now has to set aside his personal enmity with Capt. Suresh G. Nair, to rescue them.
Vinod Menon (Suresh Gopi) , a shrewd young man, poses as a savvy investor & businessman & earns the trust of industrialist Mr. Menon (Prathapachandran), marries his daughter Rekha (Urvashi) against her wishes, & gets control over Menon's companies. But Vinod continues to get frustrated over the fact that all assets were still under Rekha's name, & in collusion with his girlfriend Daisy (Silk Smitha), hires hatchet man Robert (Babu Antony), to kill Rekha.
When the local police isn't able to solve the death of a young married girl Omana (Lizy), the case gets handed over to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). CBI officer Sethurama Iyer (Mammootty), who is assigned the case, and his crack team consisting of Vikram (Jagathy) and Harry (Suresh Gopi) gets down to solving the mystery behind the death.
A coterie of crooked politicians - Kazhuthumuttam Vasudevan Pillai (Prathapachandran), Erinjoli Abubaker (Mammukoya), Mathai Thomas Pappachan (Kollam Thulasi), Kaimal (Janardanan) & a liquor businessman Vishwam (K.P.A.C. Sunny), frustrated with the upright Chief Minister K.G.R (Sukumaran), hires an assassin nicknamed Gomez (Captain Raju), to kill the Chief Minister. Getting wind of the plot via a tip-off, Crime Branch DSP Perumal (Mammootty) investigates & tries to stop the determined assassin.
When a group of VIPs and their families, including cabinet minister Bharathan Menon (Prathapachandran), are kidnapped by a bunch of criminals, led by an ex-convict Charles (Lalu Alex), and a ransom of Rs. 5 crore (2.5 crores in American Dollars & 2.5 crores in gold) & the release of 4 of their jailed gang members is demanded, an ex-cop and commando, Ali Imran (Mohanlal), is brought in by DIG Menon (Sukumaran) to secure their release.
Manu (Mammootty), an M.A., L.L.B., B.Tech Electronics graduate & scientist researching in Astronomy, tries to cope with his DSP father's (M.G. Soman) death, while the inquisitive quintet consisting of his neighbor's kids Danny aka Lothar (Kuriyachan), Danny's younger brother Ikru (Anoop), Manu's nephew Shanku (Sandeep), niece (Sonia) & a vagabond kid Khader (Kareem), who was witness to Manu's father's murder by the hands of a gang of art thieves, goes in search of the killers.
Kuttapayi (Mammootty), wastrel son of wealthy businessman Illickal Rappayi (Thilakan), along with 4 students - Raju (Mukesh), Palunni (Jagadish), Anil (Ganesh Kumar) & Alex (Appa Haja) - gets embroiled in a conflict in their native place of Kuttanad & seeks shelter with Roy (V.K. Sriraman), in Kodaikanal. There, Kuttapayi is faced with his ugly past - Ammini (Saritha), whom he cheated as a youth & who was now a whore & unknown to him, his daughter from that relationship, Ashwathy (Parvathi).
An honest lawyer, Sethumadhavan (Mammootty), faces trials & tribulations when he takes up the role of a prosecuting attorney in the murder case of a laborer, Johnny (Lalu Alex), who was killed by Sethumadhavan's brother-in-law Raghuvaran (Sreenath), for fomenting a strike in United Mills, a business concern run by his wife Anu's (Shobana) family.
Samu (Mohanlal), a married man with a mentally unstable wife, Leelamma (Urvashi), becomes emotionally involved with Annie (Ramya Krishna), a girl whom he rescues from an accident.
Two best friends, Vasu (Mammootty) & Chacko (Ratheesh), who starts off with petty spirit smuggling for liquor baron Sreekantan (T.G. Ravi) starts their own venture after an altercation with Sreekantan. They soon rise to the top of the business, ruthlessly mowing down everyone in their path, including Sreekantan & also forget their roots in the process. Sreekantan's widow Kanakam (Jayamalini) teams up with Sreekantan's old business partner K.R.C. (B. Thyagarajan) to bring Vasu & Chacko down.
Ashwathi Varma (Ambika), a reporter for 'Sunday Mirror', tries to expose the underworld criminal-political nexus & the gold smuggling racket of Sagar alias Jacky (Mohanlal), which he jointly runs with Shekaran Kutty (Suresh Gopi), the son of the state Chief Minister. Sagar opposes Shekaran's wishes to expand the business into narcotics, & this makes them fall out with each other. IG Thomas (Janardanan), who has a personal vendetta against the Chief Minister, also tries to exploit this situation.
The members of the Maruthempally family believe that the male members of the family have the curse of insanity upon them. After the latest in the string of mad men, Sridharan (Babu Nampoothiri), dies, all eyes turn to the next eldest male in the family, Sridharan's nephew Balagopalan aka Balan (Mammootty). A bad dream which Balan had, had everyone suspecting that Balan was turning mad & soon, everyone started treating Balan differently. Bit by bit, Balan starts to lose his grip on reality.
Ramachandran (Mohanlal) joins T. K. P. Memorial College as an English lecturer only to find that the college is in a sad state of affairs - politics, anarchy & drugs prevailed, with everything run by a gang of students, lead by Renji Mathews (Ganesh Kumar), son of MP Mathews (Prathapachandran). Ramachandran opposes their reign & faces a lot of troubles along the way.
Sreedevi (Ambika) comes with her brain-damaged husband, IPS officer Baburaj (Ratheesh), to Kodaikanal, to help him recover. There, she meets Raghavan (Mohanlal), a trucker, who aids in Baburaj's recovery. After Baburaj started regaining his memory, he realizes that Raghavan is in reality, an escaped death row con, Antony Isaac, convicted for murdering his wife, Lalitha, for having an affair. Knowing Antony's story, more than wanting to arrest him, Baburaj wanted to find Lalitha's secret lover.
Journalist G. Krishnamoorthy aka GK (Mammootty) is crippled & jailed by minister Shankar (Devan) & politico Panicker (Jagannatha Varma), after GK tries to expose them for raping his friend Maria Fernandez (Sumalatha). After his release, GK helps four convicts, whom he befriended in jail, escape, uses them to pick off his political enemies & helps himself to first dibs on the news for his paper 'New Delhi Diary'. His sister Uma's (Urvashi) lover & staff newsman Suresh (Suresh Gopi) smells a rat.
Maheendra Varma (Mohanlal) gets appointed as the state Home Minister, after his aristocratic father Valiya Thampuran (Adoor Bhasi) bribes the Chief Minister (Balan K. Nair) & the party president (K.P.A.C. Sunny) to make it happen. However, after assuming power, Maheendra Varma now has to antagonize the Chief Minister & his coterie to hang onto power. Complicating things were his intention of protecting his old friend Jayan (Suresh Gopi), now a radical & on the run from the law for killing a cop.
Businessman Vishwanatha Menon (M.G. Soman), his wife Padmavathi (Jayabharathi) & Padmavathi's niece Nimmy (Karthika) come to Kodaikanal for a month's vacation, where they meet & befriend orphan guide Raju (Mohanlal). Nimmy feels a closeness to Raju, but their friendship doesn't bode well with Menon's son & Nimmy's beau Vinod (Suresh Gopi), who tries to keep them apart.
Indira (Geetha), a radical who was on life sentence for killing a rich evil landlord Avarachan (Prathapachandran), gets out on parole but faces ridicule, exploitation & anger from her estranged family & villagers. She seeks refuge & companionship with a struggling journalist Rasheed (Mohanlal), who, with the help of his friend, elderly journalist Raman (Thilakan), tries to get her sentence commuted.
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.
Journalist Sasikala covers and receives acclaim for the story of the once-wealthy but now death-sentenced convict Ravi Varma, for the cruel murder of his ex-wife Mercy, a beautiful model. A day before his scheduled execution, Ravi Varma escapes prison, and a deeper story that ties him, Sasikala and other characters unfolds in the events that follow. (imdb)
Vasundhara Menon (Srividya), a retired judge, had always ruled over everyone, including her family. So when her son Balakrishnan aka Balan (Mohanlal) falls in love with his office amanuensis Geetha (Shobana), Vasundhara fights tooth & nail to break the relationship & to get him married to someone she chose. When Balan threatened to leave home, Vasundhara relents & agrees, but after the marriage, she teams up with her daughter Sulochana (Sumithra) to wreck Balan & Geetha's married life.
Vivek (Rahman), a happy-go-lucky singer & student meets & falls in love with one of his fans, Kavitha (Shobana), sister of Dr. Rajagopal (Mammootty). They convince either families of their love for each other & get married, but their happiness is short-lived when Vivek is diagnosed with kidney failure.
Bachelor pilot Balachandran (Mammootty) finally agrees to get married after constant prodding by his father, retired Major Vishwanatha Menon (Madhu), but a few days before his wedding, he stumbles across his ex-girlfriend Rekha (Suhasini) & as he later learns, his illegitimate child Ramya (Shalini).
Ramu (Mohanlal) comes to Cochin in search of a job, but soon finds that he can't get any since he didn't belong to a trade union & joining a trade union costs money. He meets a group of other men including Peter (Ratheesh), who were in a similar situation like him & with the help of a lawyer, Janardhanan (Sukumaran), they start a new trade union - 'Sarvva Swathanthra Thozhilaali Union'. But soon, Janardhanan turns corrupt & started using Ramu to his political ends. This pits Ramu against Peter.
Jayarajan (Mohanlal), the Asst. Manager, Chandran (Rahman), the accountant & Johnny (Nedumudi), the driver, plan to rob from their company 'Thenmallay Plantations'. When Manager A.K. Menon (Janardanan) foils their plan, Jayarajan murders Menon. From then on, Jayarajan picks off one by one, everyone in his path to the top - usurping the company itself. Chandran & Johnny, horrified & repentant, keeps mum, out of fear for Jayarajan, while cop Ravi (Ratheesh) suspects Jayarajan & gets on his tail.
Ravi (Mammootty) has a content & happy life with his wife Indu (Poornima Jayaram) and his daughter Minimol (Anju). They befriend & give shelter to Radha (Rohini), a girl on the run from her step-father. Ravi's well-set life is shattered one fateful night, when his wife gets gang-raped & later Radha is shocked to find that her lover Venu (Ratheesh) is also amongst the accused.
Antony (Prem Nazir) & Lawrence (Madhu), who grew up at the orphanage with the kindness of Fr. John (Balan K. Nair), parts ways. Antony continued to assist at the church, while Lawrence grows up to be a cop. Antony's daughter Mary (Seema) falls in love with Rajan (Ravindran). Antony kills Rajan in a fit of rage & absconds, giving Lawrence the slip. Years later, Antony returns disguised as millionaire William D'cruz. But Lawrence, who hadn't given up on his hope of arresting Antony, is suspicious.
Commissioner of Police C. K. Balachandran's (Prem Nazir) harmonious family life is ruined when his younger brother, medical grad Babu (Mohanlal), makes a pass towards Balachandran's wife Indu (Lakshmi), in a drunken stupor & Balachandran suspects Babu & Indu to be having an affair. Babu leaves home in disgrace & Indu & their 3 kids gets aliened in the house while Balachandran responds to overtures from visiting relative Usha (Anuradha), with encouragement from Usha's mother Mandakini (Sukumari).
Annie (Madhavi), a telephone operator in a firm, marries Tony Francis (Mammootty), whom she thought to be a rich man, but who later turned out to be broke. Saddened, but not leaving her man, Annie & Tony start anew, but after Annie is raped by her boss Daniel (Mohanlal) & Daniel is killed by Tony in an ensuing fight, they get frustrated with the ways of the world & turn con artists. Cop Prem Narayan (Captain Raju) suspects them of Daniel's murder & some recent con jobs & gets on their tail.
A retired schoolteacher's (Balan K. Nair) children faces hardships in life, because of being born as women. The eldest, Vimala (Seema) still pines over her ex-lover Vijayan (Ratheesh) who jilted her, the second Susheela (Unnimary) faces abuse & humiliation from her husband Madhu (Lalu Alex) for bearing two daughters, & the third, Rekha (Vanitha) gets gang-raped by the friends of her lover Ravi (Ravindran), & gets arrested for prostitution.
A clique of politicians, cops & the rich - MLA Venu (Ratheesh), minister (Prathapachandran) & rich liquor contractor Karunakaran (T.G. Ravi) - exploits the commoners of a town, including allowing a factory to pollute its waters & selling illicit liquor. Krishna Pillai (Balan K. Nair), an upright communist activist, who also happened to be Venu's uncle, protests the atrocities. He is joined by Salim (Mammootty), a Gulf-returnee, who returns to Kerala after losing his job in Dubai.
R. K. (Jose Prakash), who runs a roof tile factory, teams up with Pappan (K.P.A.C. Sunny) & Hajiyar, two local communal leaders to turn the Hindu & Muslim population against each other. Problem starts when a Muslim man Bichu (Sathar) is accused of entering the temple, causing the Hindu youth to beat him up. R. K.'s son Suresh (Jose) & Pappan's son Mohan (Mohanlal) rape & kill a girl called Sathi (Rajyalakshmi). Retaliations & counter-retaliations cause the whole village to go up in flames.
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.
Raju (Kamal Hassan), son of rich businessman Ambadi Rajasekharan Thampi (Thikkurisi Sukumaran Nair) & a Hindu, falls in love with & marries poor Christian working girl Elsa (Zarina Wahab), against both families' opposition. Elsa supports Raju, who was still a college student, through college till he gets his IAS & becomes a sub-collector, after which they had plans to start a family. However, their dreams are shattered when Elsa gets diagnosed with terminal leukemia.