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Drishyam (2013)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 19 December 2013 (India)
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A man goes to extreme lengths to save his family from punishment after the family commits an accidental crime.

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Jeethu Joseph
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mohanlal ... George Kutty
Meena ... Rani
Asha Sharath ... IG Geetha Prabhakar
Ansiba ... Anju
Esther Anil ... Anu (as Esther)
Baiju V.K. ... Soman
Kalabhavan Shajohn ... Constable Sahadevan
Siddique ... Prabhakar
Roshan Basheer ... Varun Prabhakar (as Roshan Pundayoli Basheer)
Neeraj Madhav ... Monichan
Pradeep Chandran ... New Sub Inspector
Kalabhavan Haneef ... Cinema Projector Operator
Irshad ... Suresh
Koottickal Jayachandran ... Murali
Kunchan ... Madhavan
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Storyline

Georgekutty (Mohanlal) is a cable TV network owner in a remote and hilly village in Kerala. He lives a happy life with his wife and 2 girls. The first half revolves around the depiction of their happy family. Anju (Ansiba), Georgekutty's daughter goes to a school trip in between the proceedings. After a few days a guy who had been at the school trip with her meets Anju. He blackmails her with a video of her that he had captured during the school trip. In the course of events he is accidentally killed by Rani (Meena) and Anju. Georgekutty on returning home is appraised of the events and thus begins a cat and mouse game as the murdered person is the son of IG Geeta Prabhakar (Asha Sharath) and Prabhakar (Siddique). How the family weathers the storm that ensues during the murder investigation forms the rest of the story leading to a deeply satisfying and unexpected climax. Written by Athul

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

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Details

Country:

India

Language:

Malayalam | English

Release Date:

19 December 2013 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Drishyam See more »

Filming Locations:

Rajakkad, Idukki, Kerala, India See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

INR35,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$13,076,265
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Production Co:

Aashirvad Cinemas See more »
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Color:

Color
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Trivia

Drishyam became the highest grossing Malayalam movie ever, surpassing Twenty20, before Pulimurugan break the records. See more »

Goofs

Varun is seen using a Galaxy smart-phone which uses mini/micro Sim. But when cleaning the room, Georgekutty finds a normal Sim. See more »

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References Ividam Swargamanu (2009) See more »

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The Best movie of 2013!!
28 December 2013 | by AnulubiSee all my reviews

i would give 100000/10.if i can.. Lalettan's acting was spectacular. actually every actors did their job fantastically even the kids. its a beautiful scripted movie by Jeethu Joseph.oh god i really loved this movie. while watching most of other Malayalam thrillers,some time we get bored. and in the case of this movie we wont take our eyes from the screen. trust me you wont regret about money you spend on ticket. the movie contains a lot of suspense. the climax really shocked me. i was clapping with standing in the theater.as i mentioned above every actors have acted way beyond their level. i must say something about Kalabhavan Shajon. i didn't know he has such talent in acting.he really shocked me with his negative character. Asha Sarath,actually i didn't like her that she acted in TV Serials, but i became a fan of her.she acted very brilliantly in Dhrishyam. I'm not getting into the story, i don't want to ruin the suspense.

you can watch it with the family.


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