V.M. Vinu's Makante Achan, a prestigious production of
Seven Arts after their recent Rajinikanth movie Kuselan,
is a family entertainer which revolves around a nuclear family
consisting of a Village Officer Viswanathan (Sreenivasan), wife
Hema (Suhasini) and their only son Manu (Vineeth Sreenivasan). The
movie is planned as a lighthearted comedy film with some family
Viswanathan is a tough, uncompromising, honest and
straightforward person, who has too many dreams and aspirations for
his only son. Like any other father, he dreams that Manu should
reach a secure position by acquiring a good education and the right
job. Viswanathan is ready to do anything for Manu, who is
unfortunately diametrically opposite to his father.
With unlimited freedom as the only child in the family, Manu
leads a very lavish, happy-go-lucky life and is never bothered
about his lovable parents' wishes. According to Viswanathan, Manu
is never serious about his life. Finally, Manu"s attitude leads to
a piquant situation in their family, making his father realize that
all his dreams were futile. The film deals with the potential
crisis of having a single child which is a fashion today.
highlight of Makante Achan is that Sreenivasan is acting
with his son Vineeth, who is also a playback singer. After a long
time, veteran actress Nadiya Moidu makes a comeback to Malayalam
with this film, which also has Thilakan, Jagathy Sreekumar and
Salimkumar in major roles.
Story, script and dialogues are by Samjad Narayanan. Lyrics are
by Anil Panachooraan and music by M. Jayachandran. Manoj Pillai
handles the camera; P.C. Mohan of Seven Arts is producing the film.
Shooting has already started in Palakkad.