1961 Kandam Bacha Kotu (colour )
Malayalam film directed by T. R. Sundaram, starring Thikkurissy Sukumaran Nair and Aranmula Ponnamma. It is the first colour film in Malayalam. Based on a popular novel, which was also staged as a play under the same title, the screen version in Eastman colour was a big box office success. Its dialogues are written by renowned writer K. T. Muhammed. The film received a certificate of merit at the National Film Awards. The film was a big box-office success and ran for weeks in packed theatres.
1964 Bhargavi Nilayam
The Malayalam film, directed by A. Vincent. The film stars Prem Nazir, Madhu and Vijaya Nirmala in the lead roles, and had its story, screenplay and dialogues are written by noted Malayalam writer Vaikom Muhammad Basheer, which was adapted from his shot story Neela Velicham. It was the directorial debut of noted cinematographer A. Vincent. The film is especially noted for its camera works by P. Bhaskar Rao and music by M. S. Baburaj. It was the first horror film in Malayalam and was one of the biggest hit films of all time.