Doubles is a 2011 Malayalam comedy-action drama film directed by debutant Sohan Seenulal and written by the Sachi-Sethu duo. It stars Mammootty, Nadia Moidu and Taapsee Pannu in the lead roles, and features an extensive cast of supporting actors with Saiju Kurup, Suraj Venjaramoodu, Salim Kumar, Anoop Chandran, Bijukkuttan, Y. G. Mahendra and Avinash amongst others. It also features Roma and Rima Kallingal in cameo roles.[3] The film is an emotional drama that also combines comedy and action contents.[1] It is produced by K. K. Narayanadas under the banner of Reels on Wheels Entertainment. The film released coinciding with the festival of Vishu on 14 April 2011.

The film features music by James Vasanthan, cinematography by P. Sukumar, and editing by V. Sajan. Doubles, which is a story of two siblings who rescue victims of road accidents, is a subtle portrayal of the general mindset of the people to run away from trouble without trying to help an injured victim of an accident. Mammootty plays the role of Giri and Nadia his twin sister Gowri. Mumbai based model Taapsee Pannu acts Mammootty’s heroine role. The shooting of the film held at Goa and Puducherry.

The film was dubbed and released in Tamil as Puduvai Managaram. Despite the disappointing failure of the original Malayalam version, the dubbed Tamil version became a smash hit at the box office. Sachi-Sethu duo told the story of two siblings through ‘Doubles’. The film which was not a great success in Malayalam has been graciously accepted by the Tamil audience.


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