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Drishyam (2013)

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

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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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INR 40,000,000 (estimated)

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INR 500,000,000
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During the shooting of the film Jeethu Joseph and his wife became worried on seeing the casual acting done by Mohanlal and even thought the film might not do well in theatres. But on seeing his acting on screen, both of them were equally shocked to see the impact his acting had done to Geogeutty's role. See more »

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During the final interrogation scene, Sahadevan is seen kicking Georgekutty, leaving a boot mark on his shirt. This mark disappears in the next shot. See more »

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An Unexpected Outstanding movie on the year end
24 December 2013 | by See 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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