Red Chillies (film)

Red Chillies

Theatrical release poster
Directed by Shaji Kailas
Produced by M. Renjith
Written by A. K. Sajan
Starring Mohanlal
Biju Menon
Hareesh Peradi
Music by M. Jayachandran
Rajamani (Score)
Cinematography Shaji
Edited by Samjith
Rajaputhra Visual Media
Distributed by Vaishaka Release
Release dates
  • 14 February 2009 (2009-02-14) (India)
Country India
Language Malayalam

Red Chillies is a 2009 Indian Malayalam crime thriller film directed by Shaji Kailas and written by A. K. Sajan, starring Mohanlal in the lead role. It was produced by M. Renjith under Rajaputhra Visual Media and was distributed by Vaishaka Release. The film also stars Thilakan, Siddique, Biju Menon, and Hareesh Peradi. Red Chillies was released in India on 14 February 2009 in Valentine's Day.[1][2]


O. M. R. (Mohanlal) is an affluent NRI who does oil business in Singapore. The movie begins on a new year before when the "Red Chilles", an all-girls music band with nine members, are involved in an accident. The girls flee from the place to leave their car behind. Moreover, the girls work for O. M. R. and it was his car they drove around.

O. M. R. is forced to come to India. As a mystery, several other characters come into light, including a party secretary portrayed by Thilakan and four policemen played by Siddique, Vijayaraghavan, Biju Menon and Ganesh Kumar. O. M. R., as a lawyer, saves his band of girls from the court with his brilliance. He fins out the real killer and reveals some shocking truths which he found out from the killer.

The master mind of the murder plot was none other than Superintendent of Police Stalin Mani (Biju Menon), the son of communist leader Mani Varghese (Thilakan), who was about to expose the illicit activities of his son! Stalin Mani is then arrests by his own department officials and O. M. R. adopts Stalin's mother as his and takes her to Singapore.


  • Mohanlal as Oyarath Madathil "O. M. R." Ramanathan
  • Biju Menon as Stalin Mani Varghese I.P.S., son of Varghese
  • Hareesh Peradi as Franco Aalangadan
  • Vijayakumar as Louie, Police officer
  • Sabakhan as Jennifer
  • Julia Robin David as Maglin
  • Ranjini Jose as Anna Bella
  • Leena Maria Paul as Roya Kareena
  • Neena as Sahasra
  • Krishna Priya as Vega Nambiathiri
  • Ruksha as Fabi Akthar
  • Samjitha as Roopa Dev


The film features two songs composed by M. Jayachandran:

  1. "Mazha Peyyanu" (Reetha, Ranjini Jose)
  2. "Chendeloru Vandu" (Reetha, Rasmi Vijayan, Ranjini Jose, Sayanora Philip)

The background score of Red Chillies was composed by Rajamani.


  1. The New Indian Express (7 January 2009). "Stars in the making". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 18 October 2016.
  2. Moviebuzz (18 February 2009). "Valentine weekend- Kunchacko v/s Red Chillies". Sify. Retrieved 18 October 2016.
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