19 July 2024

Aanandham is a highly-rated old Tamil family drama film that stars Mammootty in the lead role. It has been over 23 years since Aanandham was released in theaters in 2001 but this film still resonates with the broader South Indian audience. In the wake of Aanandham’s immense success during its theatrical release and on the occasion of completing 23 years, the makers have decided to release the film on an OTT platform so that the fans can once again enjoy this family entertainer. Innumerable people missed the film or could not watch it when it was released in 2001, now they have a chance to enjoy the theatre-like experience by watching this superhit film in high-definition. Ahead of its release, you need to keep in mind when and where Aanandham will be released. Find this imperative information in the following sections. Drag down.

Aanandham OTT Release Date

For the unversed, Aanandham is the first directorial venture of renowned filmmaker Lingusamy who has given several superhit films like Paiyaa, Run, and Sandakozhi. Interestingly, Aanandham marks an important project in the career of actor Mammootty and director Lingusamy, as they debuted in the Tamil film industry with this film. As mentioned, Aanandham was released in theaters on May 25, 2001. Now it has been over 23 years since the film was released on big screens. It’s time for the film’s OTT release. Thus, it is imperative to discuss when and where Aanandham will be released.

As per the reports, SunNXT is the OTT platform where the audience can watch this iconic family drama film which marks a special place in actor Mammootty and director Lingusamy’s careers. The film is now available to be streamed on SunNXT. Speaking of its ensemble star cast, Aanandham features Mammootty, Murali, Devayani, Abbas, Rambha, Sneha, Srividya, and Delhi Ganesh, in the key roles. If you have not yet watched this film, you should learn about the plot of the film in the next section. Continue reading this article for more details.

Mammootty’s Aanandham’s storyline centers around a joint family in which Mammootty plays the character of the eldest son among the four sons of his parents. In the joint family, four sons live with their spouses and parents. The eldest son works so hard to rear his three brothers and take care of his parents. Everything goes well in the family until the wife of Mammootty’s younger brother raises her voice against the family living separately from the joint family and puts her individualistic choices in front of the family. Rambha played the role of the second-eldest daughter-in-law who rebels against the joint family in the film and Murali played the role of Rambha’s husband. While the role of eldest daughter-in-law or Mammootty’s wife has been played by Devyani.

This film touched the heart of a broader audience when it was released in theaters in 2001. Nevertheless, Aanandham was also remade in Telugu, considering its immense success and the unbelievable response of the audience to this film. The immense success of Aanandham at the box office also solidified Lingusamy’s position as a director in the Tamil film industry. In addition, this family drama also begged prestigious awards like two Tamil Nadu State Film Awards including Best Actress for Sneha and Third Best Film. Mammootty also became a superstar in the Tamil film industry with Aanandham. In Telugu, Aanandham was remade with the title “Sanskranti” which stars Venkatesh, Srikanth, Sneha, Siva Balaji, Aarthi Agarwal, Sharwanand, Rathi, Chandra Mohan, and Sangeetha in key roles. Muppalaneni Shiva directed the Telugu version of Aanandham. Stay tuned.

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