Dr. Pasupathy

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Dr. Pasupathy
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Directed byShaji Kailas
Produced byAppachan (V. C. George)
Sreenivasa Shenoy
A. P. Antony
Written byRenji Panicker
  • Innocent
  • Rizabawa
  • Parvathy Jayaram
  • Nedumudi Venu
  • Jagathy Sreekumar
  • Kuthiravattam Pappu
Music byJohnson
CinematographySantosh Sivan
Edited byL. Bhoominathan
Saga Films
Distributed bySaga Films
Release date
  • 4 May 1990 (1990-05-04) (Kerala)

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Dr. Pasupathy is a 1990 Indian Malayalam-language comedy drama film directed by Shaji Kailas and written by Renji Panicker. It stars Innocent in the title role and also features Parvathy Jayaram, Rizabawa (in his film debut), Nedumudi Venu, Jagathy Sreekumar, Kuthiravattam Pappu, Jagadish, Kalpana and Mamukkoya.[1]


The comical film introduces us to a small village and its funny characters. The narrator informs of its developments and day-to-day activities. Soon, it slowly focus to the problems discussed in the Panchayat office (fights do occur between two factions in a comical way), in which the main problem is the absence of a veterinary doctor. The leaders of the opposition faction, Nanappan and Uthpalakshan, gives a final ultimatum to the Panchayat President Unnikannan Nair to resign his post if he can't find a vet within days.

Unnikannan Nair's daughter Ammukutty falls love with Pappen. However Unnikannan Nair disapproves due to the rivalry of Pappen's friends for The Panchayat President - Nanappan, Uthpalakshan and 'Society' Balan. Also the animosity between Pappan's Grandfather and Kunjulakshmi, Unnikannan Nair's mother adds fun to the tale. The romantic angle includes 'Society' Balan's romance with U. D. C. Kumari who is also followed by Balan's father and Unnikannan Nair's associate Parameswara Kurup .

While Parameswara Kurup travels to find a vet he encounters an old friend and thief, Bhairavan and encourages him to act. Thus Bhairavan is introduced in the village in his new avatar, Dr. Pasupathy. Unnikannan Nair soon takes a liking to him and arranges Ammukutty's marriage. Heartbroken, Pappen soon leaves the village for work and finds solace and shelter from a friend who is Police Circle Inspector.

Soon when Dr. Pasupathy's 'uncle', his associate in fact Velayudhan Kutty, enters the village to see Bhairavan and joins his scam, it's up to Pappen's friends to call back Pappen to save Ammukutty.


  • Innocent as Dr. Pasupathy / Bhairavan
  • Rizabawa as Pappan
  • Parvathy as Ammukutty
  • Nedumudi Venu as Perumpilavu Unnikannan Nair, Pokanamkodu Panchayat President
  • Jagathy Sreekumar as Nanappan
  • Kuthiravattam Pappu as Uthpalakshan
  • Jagadish as 'Society' Balan
  • Sreeja as Usha
  • Paravoor Bharathan as Parameswara Kurup
  • Thikkurissy Sukumaran Nair as Pappan's Grandfather
  • Kalpana as U. D. C. Kumari
  • Meena as Pappan's Mother
  • K. P. A. C. Lalitha as Chandramathi
  • Philomina as Kunjulakshmi
  • Mamukkoya as Velayudhan Kutty/Singapore ammavan
  • Vijayaraghavan as Sub Inspector Thomas
  • N. L. Balakrishnan as Govindan Nair
  • Krishnankutty Nair as Nanu Nair
  • Zainuddin as Kunjan Nair
  • Kunchan as Gopalan
  • Willy as Sukumar


The film features a single song, "Kanakam Mannil", composed by Johnson with lyrics written by Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri. Performed by M. G. Sreekumar and Sujatha Mohan, the song features Parvathy Jayaram and Rizabawa.

No. Title Singer(s) Length
1 "Kanakam Mannil" M. G. Sreekumar, Sujatha Mohan


  1. "Doctor Pashupathi (1990)". Malayalachalachithram.com. Retrieved 22 April 2016.

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