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Credited cast:
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Shobana ...
Suresh Gopi ...
Nakulan
Vinaya Prasad ...
Sridevi
Nedumudi Venu ...
Thampi
Innocent ...
Unnithan
K.P.A.C. Lalitha ...
Bhasura
Sudheesh ...
Chanthu
Thilakan ...
Brahmadattan Nampoothirippadu
Ganesh Kumar ...
Dasappan Kutty
Rudra ...
Alli
Pappu ...
Kattuparamban
Shridhar ...
Mahadevan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bhagyalakshmi ...
Ganga / Nagavalli (voice)
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Renowned Psychiatrist Dr. Sunny Joseph lives in America. He decides to travel to a town in India after he gets a distress call from his friend, who belongs to a very noble and wealthy family, to counsel and treat a female family member, who he suspects is responsible for a variety of incidents. Sunny accepts this assignment not realizing that there is another side to this tale, namely a vengeful spirit, who may not respond to his methods, and he may end up endangering everyone's lives. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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25 December 1993 (India)  »

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When the movie was announced several filmmakers suggested director Fazil to cast Mammootty for the part of psychiatrist "Dr. Sunny Joseph", but he wanted the character to be light hearted and funny, so he cast Mohanlal instead. See more »

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Dr. Sunny Joseph: l consider you as one of my teachers who have studied the human mind. But l have to surpass all that l have learnt.l will travel the paths not tried by any other psychiatrist.For the sake of Nakulan and his wife.l am going to break all conventional concepts of psychiatry
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Excellent
7 November 2006 | by (India, Bombay) – See all my reviews

This was one movie which really impressed me in 1993. Writing a review after so many years is a proof of how much sense it makes to me even today. Malayalam movies are always ahead of the rest of the country in making meaningful and realistic stories. That too on quarter of the budget a Bollywood movie is made with. This movie was a masterpiece work from Fazil. This movie also had another 6 A list directors doing diff segment of this movie, like the comedy part was done by Priyadashan. This movie was later made into a Tamil, Kannada and Telungu all which turned out to be super duper hits. Plans are in the pipeline to remake it in Hindi. But the essence of the movie is being lost in the translation. The 1993 Malayalam version is the best yet. This movie was well made and well received my all the generations of Keralites. A must watch if u like horror, thriller or friction movies.


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