daughter, Radha (Maathu). The uneducated Achootty wants his daughter to
be educated and also want her to become a doctor. His dreams get
shattered when she falls in love with her childhood friend. One fine day
Achootys's daughter and her lover elope and get married. Achootty does
not like his son-in-law initially and does not talk to his daughter as
well. But slowly the young chap shows that he is an able fisherman and
gains Achootty's admiration.
Amaram met with critical acclaim. The
critics said that it is one of the best classics in the malayalam film
industry. Mammootty's acting was praised as well as Murali's and KPAC
Lalitha's. The film, which has attained cult status, was also one of
the highest grossing films of the year. K. P. A. C. Lalitha won the
National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as
Bhargavi. And Mammotty won the Filmfare Awards South Best Actor Award
for his role as Achootty.
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