Drishyam (2013)

 ●  Malayalam ● 2 hrs 44 mins

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This suspenseful thriller follows the adventures in the life of Georgekutty (Mohanlal), a cable channel operator from an impoverished background, who leads a simple life in a rural area with his wife Rani (Meena) and two daughters, Anju and Anu. Apart form work, he is mostly absorbed watching TV and movies. Georgekutty and his family suddenly face a humiliating and tragic scenario, when his teenage daughter gets photographed in the bathroom, on a hidden phone at a nature camp. On investigation, Georgekutty learns that the culprit is Varun, her classmate and the son of police inspector general Geetha Prabhakar. Varun is accidentally killed and Georgekutty's family becomes the prime suspect. How will Georgekutty protect his family from criminal investigations? What kind of extreme measures will he and his family employ?

Cast: Meena Durairaj, Mohanlal

Crew: Jeethu Joseph (Director), Sujith Vasudev (Director of Photography), Anil Johnson (Music Director), Vinu Thomas (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Drama, Family

Release Dates: 19 Dec 2013 (India)

Malayalam Name: ദൃശ്യം

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as Rani
as Georgekutty
as Anju George
as Antony
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as Geetha Prabhakar
as Anu George
as Soman
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as SI Suresh Babu
as Constable Sahadevan
as Sulaimanikka
as Madhavan
as Monichan
as Rani's Father
as The new SI
Supporting Actor
as Rani's Mother
as Prabhakar


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Sound Mix:
Datasat Digital Sound, Dolby Digital
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35:1, 2.39:1 (Scope)
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Music Label: Muzik 24x7

Music Director: Vinu Thomas
Lyricist: Navya Natarajan
Playback Singer: Najim Arshad

Music Director: Anil Johnson
Lyricist: Santhosh Varma
Playback Singer: Vijay Yesudas

Music Director: Anil Johnson
Lyricist: Santhosh Varma
Playback Singer: Anoop G Krishnan
Movie Connection(s):
Remade as: Papanasam (Tamil)
Remade as: Drishyaa (Kannada)
Remade as: Drishyam (Telugu)
Features: A Wednesday (Hindi)
Remade as: Drishyam (Hindi)
Remade as: Sheep Without a Shepherd (Mandarin)
Follows: Drishyam 2 (Malayalam)
This was the first Malayalam movie to complete 10,000 shows within 26 days and also became the highest grossing Malayalam movie in overseas. Also this was the first Malayalam movie to enter the 50 crore club

The film was shot in Thodupuzha and nearby locations.