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Aami is a 2018 Malayalam biographical film starring Manju Warrier, Murali Gopy, Tovino Thomas and Anoop Menon. Madhavikutty is a bubbly young girl who loves Malayalam literature. She is married at the age of 15 to Madhava Das, 20 years her senior. Though the couple have 3 children they are not happy. Soon, Madhavikutty who has fascination for Lord Krishna converts to Islam and becomes Kamala Surayya from Kamala Das. She starts writing and becomes a bold, hard-hitting writer.

Details About Aami Movie :

Movie Released Date
9 Feb 2018
  • Drama
Audio Languages:
  • Malayalam
  • Neelanjana
  • Manju Warrier
  • Tovino Thomas
  • Murali Gopy
  • Kamal

Keypoints about Aami :

1. Total Episode duration: 2h 38m

2. Audio Language: Malayalam

About The Movie Aami: Unravelling an Eventful Life 

Aami is a Malayalam drama film based on the life of poet-author Kamala Das. The film chronicles her life, exploring her childhood, family life, marriage, and a controversial love affair that led to her conversion to Islam.

Aami Movie Release Date on OTT

The Malayalam biopic film Aami was released across cinema halls on 9th February 2018. The movie is also available for streaming on the ZEE5 OTT platform.

Aami Movie Plot

Aami is a biographical drama that explores the tumultuous life of writer Kamala Das. The film delves into her childhood, family and marital life, and a controversial relationship with a suitor from a different religion. The narrative of the film goes back and forth in time, but it is largely simple and straightforward. The story begins by tracing Kamala's literary lineage and recreating a bygone era. The film then shifts to Kolkata and Mumbai, where Kamala grows up, and marries Madhava Das, who is 20 years older and has a love-hate relationship with him. Kamala is a devotee of Lord Krishna, but in the later period of her life, she converts to Islam for her suitor's sake. Aami portrays the complex character of Kamala Das, and the film is a cinematic tribute to her mercurial life.

Aami Movie Cast and Crew

The principal cast members of this Malayalam movie include Neelanjana as Teenage Aami, Manju Warrier as Kamala Surayya, Tovino Thomas as Sreekrishan, and Murali Gopy as Madhava Das.

Aami is written and directed by Kamal and co-produced by Raphael Thomas and Pozholiparambil. The cinematography is handled by Madhu Neelakandan, while the music composition is credited to Bijibal.

Interesting Facts About The Movie Aami

1. This drama film bagged nine awards in total, of which two comprised the Kerala State Film Awards.

2. Initially, Vidya Balan had signed up for the role of Kamala Das, but she backed off later citing creative differences.

3. The shooting of the movie took place in Mumbai, Kolkata, and Ernakulam.

FAQs About The Movie Aami

Q1. What was the real name of Kamala Das?

Ans: Her actual name was Madhavikutty.

Q2. Who won the most awards for their role in Aami?

Ans: Manju Warrier won six Best Actress awards from various film bodies, including the Filmfare Awards (South), Asia Vision Awards, and Kerala State Film Awards.

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