101 Chodyangal

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101 Chodyangal
101 Chodyangal.jpg
Official poster
Directed by Sidhartha Siva[1]
Produced by Thomas Kottakkakam
Written by Sidhartha Siva
Starring Indrajith Sukumaran
Minon John
Music by Songs:
M. K. Arjunan
Background Score:
Cinematography Prabhath E K
Edited by Bibin Paul Samuel
Seventh Paradise
Release date
  • April 2013 (2013-04) (Kerala)
Country India
Language Malayalam

101 Chodyangal (English: 101 Questions) is a 2013 Indian Malayalam-language film written and directed by Sidhartha Siva. At the 60th National Film Awards the film won the awards for Best Debut Film of a Director and Best Child Artist for Minon.[2][3][4] It also won the Silver Crow Pheasant Award for Best Feature Film (Audience Prize) at the 18th International Film Festival of Kerala.

The film is set in Kaviyoor, Tiruvalla, director's hometown in Kerala, which inspired the film. The story revolves around a school assignment given to a class V student to frame 101 questions.[5]

The film is slated to release in theatres in April 2013.

The movie received a lot of awards and appreciations with the support of All Lights Film Services (ALFS)[vague].[6]


A Class V student is given an assignment to frame 101 questions. The film is about the efforts he has to put in to frame those questions. At this point, his father, who is a factory employee, loses his job. The two parallel streams converge at the end.



  1. ^ http://www.nowrunning.com/movie/10859/malayalam/101-chodyangal/index.htm
  2. ^ "60th National Film Awards Announced" (PDF) (Press release). Press Information Bureau (PIB), India. Retrieved 18 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "'Paan Singh Tomar' Wins Best Feature Honor at India's National Film Awards". The Hollywood Reporter. Mumbai. 18 March 2013. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 
  4. ^ AS, Sashidhar (18 March 2013). "60th National Awards winners list". Times of India. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 
  5. ^ "My hometown was the inspiration for 101 Chodyangal: Siddharth". The Times of India. 20 March 2013. Retrieved 21 March 2013. 
  6. ^ "'Go Global' with All Lights Film Services". indiantelevision.org.in. 18 December 2013. 

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