Salt Mango Tree

Salt Mango Tree

Salt Mango Tree is a 2015 Indian Malayalam-language comedy-drama film directed by Rajesh Mohanan, starring Biju Menon, Lakshmi Priyaa Chandramouli and Suhasini Maniratnam. The film is a remake of the 2014 Bengali film Ramdhanu and the title is taken from the Mohanlal starrer Doore Doore Oru Koodu Koottam (1986). The film released on 6 November 2015.


It is a hearty family entertainment story of a couple running the rat race for better schools for their one and only child. The backbone of the story relies on resilience and values that a family can and provides. It critically asks bigger questions like whether right to education is anymore accessible and affordable as one wishes. Aravindan and Priya are the couple fighting with the education system to find a place for their son Ashwin. Deepika Mme, comes as a guiding hand for the family. Ultimately the family ends with a realization that happiness and love inside the family is more important than anything and it is not something to be bartered.