Film director Akbar, after his extremely successful first film, decides to base his second film on the life of a very popular yesteryear actress Malavika, whose present whereabouts are not known.

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Credited cast:
Priyamani ...
Malavika
Prithviraj Sukumaran ...
Akbar 'Akki' Ahamed (as Prithviraj)
Anoop Menon ...
Ajayachandran
Samvrutha Sunil ...
Renjith ...
Abey Kuruvilla
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Arun ...
Narendran
Augustine ...
Chackochan
N.L. Balakrishnan ...
Balan
Byon ...
Renjith Chengamanad ...
Shivaji Guruvayoor ...
Sivankutty
Cochin Hanifa ...
Krishnadas
Kaladharan ...
Chandran Pillai
Thara Kalyan ...
Dr Vasanthi
Suresh Krishna ...
Dr Shahid
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Film director Akbar, after his extremely successful first film, decides to base his second film on the life of a very popular yesteryear actress Malavika, whose present whereabouts are not known.

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Akbar 'Akki' Ahmad: I am thinking about screenplays. In a completed screenplay, we know what would happen next and when. It may be birth or death, victory or defeat. But in the screenplay of real life, the poor actors and actresses who have to act without knowing even their role, perplexed without knowing who the director is...
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High Romantic Drama Dressed In Shabby Clothes. ♦ 65%
11 October 2013 | by (the Entertainment Capital of India) – See all my reviews

Literally, yes. Shabby clothes. The worst thing about Ranjith's Thirakkatha is the costume designing. Others being the editing, cinematography & screenplay.

Forming an ensemble-cast and putting them in character is a tough job. The makers have accomplished that and with immensely romantic writing, have succeeded in conveying a story about the celebrities & their stardom. Putting their lives into perspective, the writers bring out the negativeness and positiveness that tend to touch the viewers. The climax is just so melodramatic, it feels good and tears are sure to fall.

BOTTOM LINE: Recommended to everyone as it throws light into stories of celebrities and since it samples real-life stories, it is a must one- time watch.

Can be watched with a typical Indian family? YES

Smoking/Alcohol: Strong | Sex/Nudity/Foreplay: No | Violence/Gore: No


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