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Drishyam (2013)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 19 December 2013 (India)
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A man goes to extreme lengths to save his family from punishment after the family commits an accidental crime.

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Jeethu Joseph
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Asokan
Mohanlal ... George Kutty
Kalabhavan Rahman ... Bus Conductor
Balaji Sarma ... Restaurant Owner
Sreekumar ... Rani's Father
Meena ... Rani
Ansiba ... Anju
Baiju V.K. ... Soman
Esther Anil ... Anu (as Esther)
Kalabhavan Shajohn ... Sahadevan
Asha Sharath ... IG Geetha Prabhakar
Siddique ... Prabhakar
Roshan Basheer ... Varun Prabhakar (as Roshan Pundayoli Basheer)
Neeraj Madhav ... Monichan
Pradeep Chandran ... New Sub Inspector
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Storyline

Georgekutty (Mohanlal) is a cable TV network owner in a remote and hilly village in Kerala. He lives a happy life with his wife and 2 girls. The first half revolves around the depiction of their happy family. Anju (Ansiba), Georgekutty's daughter goes to a school trip in between the proceedings. After a few days a guy who had been at the school trip with her meets Anju. He blackmails her with a video of her that he had captured during the school trip. In the course of events he is accidentally killed by Rani (Meena) and Anju. Georgekutty on returning home is appraised of the events and thus begins a cat and mouse game as the murdered person is the son of IG Geeta Prabhakar (Asha Sharath) and Prabhakar (Siddique). How the family weathers the storm that ensues during the murder investigation forms the rest of the story leading to a deeply satisfying and unexpected climax. Written by Athul

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

India

Language:

Malayalam | English

Release Date:

19 December 2013 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Rajakkad, Idukki, Kerala, India See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

INR35,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$13,076,265
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Production Co:

Aashirvad Cinemas See more »
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Drishyam completed 100 days run in Tamil Nadu, Mumbai, Bangalore, UAE etc, other than Kerala. Drishyam also became the first Indian film to complete 100 days in the UAE. See more »

Goofs

Varun is seen using a Galaxy smart-phone which uses mini/micro Sim. But when cleaning the room, Georgekutty finds a normal Sim. See more »

Connections

Remade as Dharmayuddhaya (2017) See more »

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User Reviews

 
An Unexpected Outstanding movie on the year end
24 December 2013 | by rahulvivek00See all my reviews

A family, their joy, their pain, their emotions, and their struggle. There are nail-biting scenes that will blow your mind. There are sizzling moments which makes you think overnight. There are Heartbreaking plot twists which makes you upside down. This is an amazing story. A great movie which can be included in the top of any lists. Jeethu has proved his ability once again. And, of course Mohanlal proved once again he is the real 'superstar' of the industry. This movie has some great performances. This is Mohanlal at his peak, Jeethu Joseph at his best. The rest of the crew especially, Meena, Siddique, and Kalabhavan Shajohn, they seem really bonded to their respective characters and are really amazing. The movie can be considered as the best of this year. This is really out of box, and i am completely out of my words.


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