CELLULOID depicts the life and times of Dr J.C. DANIEL, the pioneer of Malayalam cinema. A story panning over 70 years between 1926 and 2000, CELLULOID tells the story of how Daniel made the first Malayalam motion picture. 'VIGATHAKUMARAN' . Celluloid further follows the demise of J.C Daniel since this incident, and covers his life story to his death bed. How he died without being recognized for his work, as he did not have a single piece of film roll to prove he had actually made such a film. In a day and age, when films are everything that is glamorous about our society, it's a worthwhile look back at the man who started it all.
Did You Know?
Due to his deep knowledge of "Malayalam Cinema History", his efforts on preserving Malayalam cinema history, and also his efforts in restoring the contributions of J.C. Daniel, Chelangatt Gopalakrishnan (played by Sreenivasan in this film) is known as "The Father of Malayalam Cinema History." See more