Today, is the 1st of June and it is the beginning of an academic year for most of the students. Yes, it is after a gap of two months, that all the school kids are getting back to their second home.
On this day, we list some of the Malayalam movies, which had
school as their main background. These films might remind you of
your good old school days.
The film directed by Rosshan Andrrews and scripted by
Bobby-Sanjay, was a school based movie and it narrated the
friendship of three girls namely Sarah, Pooja and Sreedevi, played
by Roma, Parvatyi and Mariya Roy respectively.
Philips And The Monkey Pen
This is one of the best children based movies released in the
recent times. The film had some amazing, cute and little school
sequences that are definitely enjoyable.
Prithviraj appeared in this film as a School Master, who takes
up the assignment of renovating a government school and bringing
back the children to the school. The film was a success at the
Olympian Anthony Adam
The film wasn't a big box-office success back then, but
definitely the film did make a good attempt. The film has Mohanlal
in the role of an investigating officer who comes in the disguise
of a Physical Education trainer in a school.
One of the finest works of legendary director Padmarajan. The
film had Mammootty, Rahman and Suhasini in the lead roles. The
story of the film was set in the backdrop of a boarding
The initial portions of film would definitely remind you of your
school days, In fact, the film didn't even have a single shot
canned in a school. But, certain moments in the film would take you
back to your school days.
In fact, films based on children are not so common in Malayalam
cinema. Films like Notebook and Philips and The Monkey
Pen, which told us about children and their school life, are
rarely made in Malayalam cinema.
School Bus, directed by Rosshan Andrrews is the recent
one to join this elite list. The film has its script written by
Bobby-Sanjay team. The film got released on May 27, 2016 and opened
to mixed to positive reviews. Interestingly, the same team was
behind the film Notebook.
School Bus do take a close look into the lives of present generation school kids and addresses many important social issues. The film has Jayasurya, Kunchacko Boban, Aparna Gopinath and two other kids in prominent roles.