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May 3, 2024
2hr 22min
Status: upcoming

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Nadikar Movie Details:

Country India
Language Malayalam
GenreBlack Comedy, Drama
Release date3 May 2024
Running time2hr 22min
StarringTovino Thomas
Soubin Shahir
Balu Varghese
Suresh Krishna
Shine Tom Chacko
Anoop Menon
Directed by Lal Jr.
Written bySuvin S. Somasekharan
Produced byNaveen Yerneni
Y. Ravi Shankar
Allan Antony
Anoop Venugopal
Cinematography by Alby
Edited by Ratheesh Raj
Music byYakzan Gary Pereira
Neha Nair
Production CompanyGodspeed Cinema
Mythri Movie Makers
Distributor Aan Mega Media

Nadikar Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Tovino Thomas as David Padikkal
  • Soubin Shahir as Bala
  • Balu Varghese as Lenin
  • Suresh Krishna as PK (Paily Chettan)
  • Bhavana as Ann Bava
  • Renjith as Director Koshy
  • Anoop Menon as Chandradas
  • Ganapathy as Yo Buddy
  • Indrans as Himself
  • Manikuttan as Himself
  • Devika Gopal Nair as Herself
  • Maala Parvathy as Herself


David Padikkal is an actor who shot to superstardom through a series of quick box-office successes. This leads to him having the Dunning-Kruger effect, and he starts to overestimate his skills and capabilities as an actor. Drunk on a fame and haunted by his past, David makes a series of bad decisions that put his career at risk.

The story revolves around David’s complex psychology and how it strains his relationships with the people who care for him, his process of self-discovery and how he eventually becomes a better human being.

Nadikar Movie Box Office Collection & Budget:

Budget₹40 crores
Worldwide Collection₹5.39 crore

About Nadikar Movie:

Nadikar is a Malayalam black comedy film directed by Lal Jr. and written by Suvin S. Somasekharan. The film is co-produced by Godspeed Cinema and Mythri Movie Makers. Featuring an ensemble cast led by Tovino Thomas, Soubin Shahir, Balu Varghese, Suresh Krishna, and Bhavana.

The shooting for the movie commenced on 11th July 2023. Shot across 30 locations in Kochi, Munnar, Hyderabad, Dubai, and Kashmir, the shooting lasted 110 days.

Originally titled Nadikar Thilakam, the title of the movie was officially changed to Nadikar in January 2024 at the request of fans of legendary Tamil actor Shivaji Ganeshan who was known by the same moniker. An event was conducted on 23 January 2024 to announce the name change and was attended by Prabhu Ganeshan, the son of Shivaji Ganeshan.

Nadikar was released on 3rd May 2024.