The film deals with the story of one of the most dreaded black magicians in the world, Odiyan, who ruled the darkness of night during the pre-electrification era in Kerala.


V.A. Shrikumar Menon (as Shrikumar)

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Credited cast:
Mohanlal ... Odiyan Manickyan
Prakash Raj ... Raavunni
Manju Warrier ... Prabha
Manoj Joshi ... Muthappan
Innocent Vareed Thekkethala
Siddique ... Damodaran Nair
Narain ... 'Pattalakkaran' Prakashan
Kailash ... Ravi
Sreejaya Nair
Sana Altaf
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Aneesh Menon ... Unnikrishnan


With the arrival of electricity in the early 20th century under British rule , the 'odiyan' clan, gangsters capable shape shifting in the darkness, finds it difficult to survive. The last 'odiyan' spreads terror across the empire, with his stealth attacks, when his kind are captured and ruthlessly killed.

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Release Date:

14 December 2018 (India) See more »

Filming Locations:

Palakkad, Kerala, India See more »

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Ashirwad Cinemas See more »
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Akkineni Sreekaar Prasad who was originally hired as the editor for the film, was replaced by Johnkutty. See more »


[from trailer]
Odiyan Manickyan: Thank you, the Time, for permitting me to conquer decades of years, and for bringing me back to that eventful Thenkurishi age.
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