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Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja (2009)

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Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja is a 2009 Malayalam historical drama film based on the life of Pazhassi Raja, a Hindu king who fought against the British in the 18th century.

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T. Hariharan

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Manisha Korde (hindi dialogue), M.T. Vasudevan Nair | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mammootty ... Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja
Sarath Kumar ... Edachena Kunkan Nair
Mohanlal ... (voice)
Manoj K. Jayan ... Thalakkal Chanthu
Padmapriya ... Neeli
Suresh Krishna ... Kaitheri Ambu
Harry Key Harry Key ... Asst. Collector Thomas Baber
Captain Raju ... Unnimootha
Kaniha ... Kaitheri Makkom (as Kanika)
Thilakan ... Kurumbanattu Rajavu
Saiju Kurup
Suman ... Pazhayamveedan Chanthu
Lalu Alex ... Emman Nair
Jagathi Sreekumar ... Kandan Menon
Devan ... Kannavath Nambiar
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Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja is a 2009 Malayalam historical drama film based on the life of Pazhassi Raja, a Hindu king who fought against the British in the 18th century.

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India

Language:

Malayalam | Tamil | English

Release Date:

16 October 2009 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Pazhassi Raja See more »

Filming Locations:

Kannur, Kerala, India See more »

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Budget:

INR 270,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

INR 3,530,000 (India), 18 October 2009, Limited Release
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The background score was recorded at the Hungarian Symphony Orchestra, Miscolc, Hungary. See more »

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Referenced in Paavada (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Maathamganana Mabjavasa
written by O.N.V. Kurup
Composed by Ilaiyaraaja
Performed by K.J. Yesudas
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Pazhassiraja - A must watch movie
19 October 2009 | by bickererSee all my reviews

The movie is recommended since: 1. It has a gripping script even though it stays true to history. 2. The fight scenes are awesome 3. The cinematography is praiseworthy. It captures the beauty of Wayanad forests and war scenes well. 4. The sound design is one of THE best ever in Indian films. Resul Pookutty captures the sound of war and the song of rain effectively. 5. You won't be bored for a minute considering that the movie is around 3.5 hours 6. The film uses the best talent in Indian film industry. Lead actor with more National awards than anyone else, music maestro Ilayaraja, singers Yesudas and Chitra who holds the maximum national awards for the best male singer and female singer respectively, editor with the most number of National Awards, script writer with the most number of national awards and Resul Pookutty who won a Oscar. The team can't be better!


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