Ramjirao Speaking Trailer

Ramjirao Speaking Trailer

Ramji Rao Speaking is a 1989 Indian Malayalam comedy film written and directed by the Siddique-Lal duo.

Ramji Rao Speaking (1989)
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DVD poster
Directed by
Siddique-Lal
Produced by
Ousepachan Vaalakuzhy
Fazil
Dhritiman Chatterjee
Written by
Siddique-Lal
Starring
Saikumar
Mukesh
Innocent
Rekha
Devan
Dhritiman Chatterjee
Music by
S.Balakrishnan
Cinematography
Venu
Edited by
T.R. Shekar
Distributed by
Century
Release date
1989
Running time
150 minutes
Country
India
Language
Malayalam
The movie is an adaptation of the 1971 TV movie See The Man Run.[1] It stars Saikumar, Mukesh, Innocent and Rekha in the lead roles. The film deals with social factors affecting Kerala including unemployment during the 1980s, and went on to become a cult classic.[2]

Ramji Rao Speaking marked the debut of director duo Siddique-Lal, actors Saikumar, Rekha, N. F. Varghese, Harishree Ashokan, and music director S. Balakrishnan. Mannar Mathai Speaking (1995) and Mannar Mathai Speaking 2 (2014) are the sequels to this movie.

Fazil remade this film in Tamil as Arangetra Velai, with Mamukkoya reprising his role in the film. Priyadarshan remade the film in Hindi language titled Hera Pheri, which went on to become a popular comedy. It was also remade in Telugu as Dhanalakshmi I Love You, in Kannada as Trin Trin and in Odia as Wrong Number.[3]

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