Thalappavu is a movie starring Lal, Prithviraj Sukumaran, and Santha Devi. The movie is based on a true story about the confession of a police constable about gunning down a Naxalite (Arikkad Varghese) in a fake encounter as per the order of his superiors in 1970.

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Cast

Credited cast:
... S. Raveendran Pillai
... Joseph (as Prithviraj)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
... Trader Woman
... Nalinakshan
... Krishnaneva Saivar
... (as Dinesh)
... Sivan Pillai
... Karunan
... Karthyayani
... Govinda Pillai
... Younger S. Raveendran Pillai
... Saramma
... Rosamma
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The movie is based on a true story about the confession of a police constable about gunning down a Naxalite (Arikkad Varghese) in a fake encounter as per the order of his superiors in 1970.

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It is the hour of trial that makes men great, not the hour of triumph

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INR 5,000,000 (estimated)
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Very good first attempt by Madhupal !
31 May 2012 | by See all my reviews

--> Thalappavu is well worth watching compared to many other high budget so called multi-starred "flops" in Malayalam!

--> Madhupal seems to have the potential to become a great Movie director. I somehow felt that the Art direction and the locations selected were not up to the level where the screenplay and direction were in this Movie. Probably the production team didn't want to invest more on a debut director. Hope other production houses have their doubts cleared seeing what Madhupal has delivered through this movie.

--> Longing to see more such movies created with substance and with more perfection in Malayalam to regain the Trademark of Malayalam Movie Industry that has degraded lately.


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