Premam Movie (2015):
Premam (translation Love) is a Malayalam coming-of-age romance film written, directed, and edited by Alphonse Puthren. Produced by Anwar Rasheed under the banner of Anwar Rasheed Entertainments.
It features Nivin Pauly and Sai Pallavi in prominent roles and Madonna Sebastian, Anupama Parameswaran, Shabareesh Varma, Krishna Sankar, Siju Wilson, Ananth Nag, Vinay Forrt, and Soubin Shahir in an ensemble supporting cast.
Premam was theatrically released on 28 May 2015. The film had a theatrical run of 175 days in Kerala and over 300 days in Tamil Nadu. Produced on a budget of ₹4 crore, the film was a commercial success grossing ₹60 crore. The film was also remade in Telugu in 2016 with the same name.
Premam Movie Information:
|Release Date||28 May 2015|
|Running Time||2hr 36min|
|Directed by||Alphonse Puthren|
|Written by||Alphonse Puthren|
|Produced by||Anwar Rasheed|
|Cinematography by||Anend C. Chandran|
|Edited by||Alphonse Puthren|
|Music by||Rajesh Murugesan|
|Production Company||Anwar Rasheed Entertainments|
|Distributed by||A&A Release|
|Box Office Collection||₹78 crore (US$9.8 million)|
Premam Movie Trailer:
Premam Movie Storyline (Plot/Synopsis):
The plot follows George (Nivin) and his friends from their teens to adulthood. While George’s first love turns out to be a disappointment, Malar (Pallavi), a college lecturer, rekindles his love interest. His romantic journey takes him through several stages, helping him find his purpose.
Premam Movie Cast and Characters:
- Nivin Pauly as George David
- Sai Pallavi as Malar, a teacher
- Madonna Sebastian as Celine George
- Eva Prakash as young Celine
- Anupama Parameswaran as Mary
- Krishna Shankar as Koya
- Shabareesh Varma as Shambu
- Siju Wilson as Jojo
- Ananth Nag as Arivazhagan, Malar’s cousin who later turned her husband
- Vinay Forrt as Vimal “Mava” Sir
- Soubin Shahir as P.T Teacher Shivan Sir
- Anju Kurian as Anju, George’s sister
- Sooraj K. Sathyan as Suresh
- Shiyas K. A. as Shiyas
- Maju Mathew as Maju
- Sibu Thankachan as Sibu
- Althaf Salim as Jahangir
- Unni Chetan as Unni Chetan
- Vinod Ettan as Vinod
- Vijai Suresh as Kola Kozhi
- Jayesh as Kuttapi
- George Kora as George, Mary’s boyfriend
- Franco Davis as Mary’s father
- Renji Panicker as David Kalapparambath, George’s father
- Maniyanpilla Raju as College Principal
- Nandini Nair as Nandini, Malar’s friend
- Faisal C.M. as Faisal
- Justin John as Justin
- Dinesh Prabhakar as Lonappan Chettan
- Sharaf U Dheen as Girirajan Kozhi
- Alwin Antony as Moosa
- Mahadev R K as College Student
- George P. Roy as Aftab
- Sandeep Varma as Murali sir
- Deepak Nathan as Usman (college chairman)
- Viswajith Odukkathil as Bolt Anoop
- Hormis Paulachan as Nigil
- Samarth as Samarth
- Rinsa as Anjali
- Vimal Kumar as Jeeva, a student who one-sidedly loved Anjali
- Shinos Rahman as Baby
- Jude Anthany Joseph as Dolly D’Cruz
- Jayashankar as Peon
- Vinod Kovoor as broker Shamsu
- Sandeep Kumar as a regular customer
- Aishwarya Raghavan as Aishwarya
- Pramod P. Jayachandran as Pramod
- Alphonse Putharen as Roney Varghese, Celine’s ex-fiancé
- Rajini Chandy as George David’s mother
- Sujinesh K Sundar as Nelson
Interesting Facts About Premam Movie:
- At the 63rd Filmfare Awards South, Premam was nominated in seven categories, winning Best Female Debut (Sai Pallavi) and Best Male Playback Singer (Vijay Yesudas for “Malare”).
- At the 5th South Indian International Movie Awards, it received fifteen nominations and won seven, including Best Film, Best Director, Best Music Director, Best Lyricist, and Best Male Playback Singer (Vijay Yesudas).
- The film was included in The Hindu’s top 25 Malayalam movies of the decade and eventually attained cult status.
- The final box office collection is estimated at ₹78 crore (US$9.8 million) worldwide.
- The film had a theatrical run of over 151 days in Kerala and 300 days at the Tamil Nadu box office.
- Premam was remade into Telugu under the same name, which released in 2016. The film stars Naga Chaitanya and Shruthi Hassan in the lead role reprising Nivin and Pallavi and was directed by Chandoo Mondeti.