Loham: The Yellow Metal is a 2015 Indian Malayalam thriller film written and directed by Ranjith and produced by Antony Perumbavoor for the production company Aashirvad Cinemas. The film, starring Mohanlal, Andrea Jeremiah, Siddique and Ajmal Ameer, is about an elusive smuggling operation and the mysterious disappearance of 100 kilograms (220 lb) of gold. Sreevalsan J. Menon composed the film score.
Loham opened on 20 August 2015 in over 250 theatres across India. Its release in the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom followed on 28 August. The film holds the record for the highest opening day gross for a Malayalam film. Loham received mixed reactions from critics, who praised the lead actors’ performances and the film’s technical aspects but were critical of the screenplay. Produced on a budget of ₹7 crore (US$1.1 million), the film grossed ₹13 crore (US$2.0 million).