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The Ornate Lock (1993)
"Manichithrathazhu" (original title)

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Unexpected happenings occurs when the forbidden doors were reopened in the old haunted bungalow.

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Credited cast:
Mohanlal ...
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
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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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The world's first Malayalam movie to be released in VCD format 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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horror ,suspense and mystery in its most dark form in this psychological thriller
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This film created waves among India and won many awards.In this psychological thriller a couple comes to their ancestoral home which is bounded by a big family and surrounded by mysterious beliefs.But to the couples surprise they themselves experience strange things such as someone throwing plates and clocks etc from vaccum. This leads to Suresh Gopi's friend mohanlal who is a psychatrist forced t come to solve this issue and the most unbelievable secrets are found .He experiences some female's sound who was beleived to be dead .He follows these sounds to find the secrets.The climax is the most best part in the film and the most horrifying one.


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