Directed by M. Krishnan Nair
Produced by TE Vasudevan
Written by Moithu Padiyathu
Starring Prem Nazir
Balan K Nair
Music by A. T. Ummer
Jaijaya Combines
Distributed by Chalachitra
Release dates
  • 18 February 1984 (1984-02-18)
Country India
Language Malayalam

Manithali is a 1984 Indian Malayalam film, directed by M. Krishnan Nair and produced by TE Vasudevan. The film stars Prem Nazir, Mammootty, Unnimary and Balan K Nair in lead roles. The film had musical score by A. T. Ummer.[1][2][3]


Zulfikar(Mammootty) and Ramlath (Seema) are happily married. Zulfikar's family disapproves of his marriage while his father-in-law Judgal Abu (Balan K Nair) is not happy about Zulfikar not providing him with hand outs.

Judgal Abu meets Kunjumuhammed (Prem Nazir) a divorced rich man returning to the village. Judgal Abu plots a scheme in hope of financial hand outs from Kunjumuhammed. He manages to create misunderstanding between Zulfikar and Ramlath. He forces Zulfikar to divorce Ramlath. A disappointed Zulfikar runs away from the village. Judgal Abu forces Ramlath to marry Kunjumuhammed .

On the first night, Ramlath reveals to Kunjumuhammed that she is pregnant with Zulfikar's child. Kunjumuhammed , though disappointed, promises Ramlath that he will bring back Zulfikar.



The music was composed by A. T. Ummer and lyrics was written by P. Bhaskaran.

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 Karimbennu karuthi K. J. Yesudas, Ambili P. Bhaskaran
2 Moncherum poovani Vani Jairam P. Bhaskaran
3 Unnikalkkulsavamela K. J. Yesudas P. Bhaskaran
4 Vinnilum mannilum Vani Jairam P. Bhaskaran
5 Yaa habbi K. J. Yesudas, Jolly Abraham, Kannur Salim P. Bhaskaran


  1. "Manithaali". Retrieved 2014-10-20.
  2. "Manithaali". Retrieved 2014-10-20.
  3. "Manithali". Retrieved 2014-10-20.

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