Poster designed by Gayathri Ashokan
Directed by Joshy
Produced by C T Rajan
Written by A. K. Lohithadas
Starring Mammootty
Balan K. Nair
Music by Songs:
Background Score:
S. P. Venkatesh
Cinematography Jayanan Vincent
Edited by K. Sankunni
Distributed by Jubilee Pictures
Release dates
  • 1989 (1989)
Country India
Language Malayalam

Mahayanam is a 1989 Malayalam-language Indian feature film directed by Joshy and produced by C T Rajan, starring Mammootty, Seema, Jalaja and Mukesh.


Chandran (Mammootty) is a truck driver and Ravi ( Mukesh), the cleaner of the truck. Chandran is very affectionate towards Ravi, for whom, Chandran is like an elder brother. Chandran spends most of his leisure time in booze and women, while Ravi is busy in saving all the money, as he has got a family. One day, Ravi gets a letter from Remani (Jalaja), his wife saying that there is festival in the village temple set to happen for the coming Friday and she requested him to be there .Excited Ravi sets out to his home with all the cash he has saved as he has plans to build a house and to be there for at least two months. But on his way back home, he was killed in an accident. Chandran arrives at the village of Ravi, with his dead body. He finds out the miserable condition of his family and decides to stay for a few days to financially assist Remani and help her fulfill Ravi's dream house. But during his stay, he gets involved in several social issues. He slowly joins the job of ferrying sand under Kochu Varkey, a rich businessman of the area. But, with time, he enrages Kochu Varkey (Prathapachandran) and his son Sunnykkutty (Vijayaraghavan), invites animosity from them. Rajamma ( Seema), a bold and independent lady who makes a living by running a tea stall falls in love with Chandran, but certain unexpected incidents happen in the life of Chandran that turns everything upside down.



Box office

The film was both critically and commercially successful.[1]


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