Manu Uncle

Manu Uncle is a 1988 Malayalam children's film directed by Dennis Joseph and produced by Joy Thomas. Starring Mammootty, M. G. Soman, Prathapachandran, Lizzy, and B. Thyagarajan. Mohanlal made a cameo appearance as himself. The film won a National Award for Best Children's Film.


Manu M.A., L.L.B., B.Tech. Electronics (Mammootty) is researching in astronomy. Manu's father (M. G. Soman) is a police officer. Lizzy plays the role of Manu's sister Uma. Ravunni, an exporter, is their family friend. Antony (K.P.A.C.Azeez) and Mary (K. P. A. C. Lalitha) are neighbours of Manu. Their children are Dany aka Lother and Ikiru. Manu's elder sister (Jalaja)'s children come from Delhi for their vacation. They are accompanied by Dany and Ikru which make up a four-member team headed by Dany.