Aadhaaram is a 1992 Malayalam film directed by George Kithu, written by Lohithadas, and starring Murali, Suresh Gopi, Geetha, and Sudheesh. The film was well received in the box office. Murali received a Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor for this film, and after this success he was offered more lead roles in films.
Bapputty (Murali) is a convict who is released from jail after serving his sentence. The film tells the story of his attempts to build back his life and his accidental interference in the family affairs of Rameshan (Sudheesh) and his sister Sethulakshmi (Geetha).