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Mollywood's iconic Road-Roller sold on auction!

Saturday, August 1, 2020 • Tamil Comments

Remember the road roller in Mollywood's evergreen super-hit 'Vellanakalude Nadu'? The humor-packed scene beautifully portrayed between the road roller, Mohanlal, Pappu, Maniyan Pilla Raju, Shobhana, and others are still etched in the memories of Malayala m movie-goers. The mammoth vehicle which had a prominent role just like its lead actor is now up for auction in Kozhikode.

Reportedly, the road roller was being in use for over 33 years, after which it was lying on the roadside for 4 years turning rustic and useless. It was then the PWD decided to put the vehicle on auction after it became no more of use.

mohanlal road roller

As the vehicle has a celebrity status, more than ten people tried to own it by offering to pay more than its base price. Finally, Thiruvannur native Salih, won the auction who shelled out over Rs. 20000 than its base price to own it.

Salih says that he bought the road roller as he was nostalgic about the film.

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