Pappu (पप्पू) is a name given to male or pets in regions of India. In colloquial Indian languages, it refers to an innocent and simple boy. When used in a derogatory sense, it could mean "naive" or "dumb" and it also refers to duffer. 'Pappu' has been used frequently in popular culture (e.g. A R Rahman's chartbuster " Pappu Can't Dance", Election Commission's "Pappu can't vote" campaign and Cadbury's "Pappu Pass Ho Gaya" ad campaign). It has also been used in film titles such as Aur Pappu Paas Ho Gaya (2007), Pappu Can't Dance Saala (2011).
Pappu is a 1980 Indian Malayalam film, directed by Baby and produced by Raghu Kumar. The film stars Prathap Pothen, Seema, Sukumari and Jagathy Sreekumar in lead roles. The film had musical score by K. J. Joy.