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Old 4th December 2019, 17:52   #1501
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Sharing few Screenshots from a 1983 Malayalam movie Nanayam (നാണയം) featuring Mohanlal and Mammootty as step brothers.

1. Opel Rekord

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Car No 1 is clearly an OPEL KAPITAN of around 1961. The rear glass has been modified. Check out the two lines on the side of the body with an image in www.

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Old 4th December 2019, 18:57   #1502
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Car No 1 is clearly an OPEL KAPITAN of around 1961. The rear glass has been modified. Check out the two lines on the side of the body with an image in www.

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Thats an ambassador windscreen grafted in
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1959 Beetle from the same movie 'Nanayam'.

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Is this the Sivan's Studio car ?
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Austin 12 (?) from a 1983 Malayalam movie Changatham staring Mohanlal, Mammootty and Madhavi in lead roles


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Is this the Sivan's Studio car ?
No ,this is a different car.I believe it was a KLV or KLF Number
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Old 8th January 2020, 13:27   #1506
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2 hardtop coupes and MMF-3532 registered yellow car from the Malayalam movie "Hello Madras Girl''.
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Last pic is a Ford Capri
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Yet an other oldie restored!
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I spotted these beauties over the weekend. Something tells me, the Dodge belongs to a TBHPian.

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Sir Robert Bristow's residence and car bearing registration, Cochin State 1927.

Sir Bristow transformed Cochin as the safest harbour in peninsula and created Willingdon Island.
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Something tells me, the Dodge belongs to a TBHPian.
Very much. Our own JayD Was the official car of a Bishop in Kerala before its rebirth.

Here's the thread

https://www.team-bhp.com/forum/post-...storation.html (My '55 Dodge Kingsway 'Rustoration')

His attention to details and efforts are really wonderful !


Best Regards & Drive Safe

Ram

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Old 7th March 2020, 21:18   #1512
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An Black and white photo of a 61 Biscayne which once was a regular in the Trivandrum-Madurai Highway.Belonged to a prominent Trivandrum businessman of that period
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Found this inside Kalamassery polytechnic
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Picture of the last royal procession (Athachamayam). Note the vehicle used in 1948.
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Ashoka hospital Calicut. Is that a Ford model A in front of the building?
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