Ekalavyan (1993)

 ●  Malayalam ● 2 hrs 33 mins

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Swami Amoorthananda (Narendra Prasad), a holy godman with strong international connections also runs a powerful narcotic drug mafia in the state. He also has several connections with in political circles. A good orator, Swami also draws a large number of devotees from abroad and many are slowly turned into addicts. A series of murders at Kovalam beach invites sharp criticism of the govt and the chief minister (Madhu) decides to bring a new head to the state narcotics wing. Madhavan IPS (Suresh Gopi), thus arrives in Kerala from New Delhi, and is assisted by Sharath Chandran (Siddique), a smart CI of Kearala police. Madhavan's aggressive way of investigation leads him to the ashram or Swami Amoorthananda, which creates a panic in the state. Swami decides to eliminate Madhavan and also plans to topple the CM by appointing his left arm, Velayudhan (Rajan P. Dev) as the new CM. Mahesh Nair (Devan) arrives in Kerala upon the order of Swami. He kills Sarath Chandran, which forces Madhavan to react violently. Madhavan raids the ashram and spoils Swami's plot to cause a series of bomb blasts in the state. In the climax, Madhavan kills Swami and Mahesh Nair, thus saving the state from a series of blasts and communal riots.

Cast: Geetha Vasan, Narendra Prasad, Siddique, Suresh Gopi

Crew: Shaji Kailas (Director), Ravi K Chandran (Director of Photography), Rajamani (Music Director)

Genres: Action, Crime, Thriller

Release Dates: 01 Jan 1993 (India)

Malayalam Name: ഏകലവ്യൻ

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as Maya Menon
as Swami Amoorthananda
as Sharath
as Madhavan I.P.S.
as Man at the Airport
as Geevarghese
as Mahesh Nair
as Achuthan Nair
as Krishnan
as Unni Joseph Mulaveedan
as Kesavan
as Malu
as Sreedharan
as Chandran Vallappuzha
as Anto
as Velayudhan
as Cheradi Skariah




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Music Director: Rajamani
Playback Singer: KS Chithra

Music Director: Rajamani
Playback Singer: KJ Yesudas
Movie Connection(s):
Remade as: Singham Returns (Hindi)
The scriptwriter Ranji Panikkar makes a cameo appearance in this film.

Narendra Prasad's performance was highly appreciated winning him many awards for the Best Villain.

The immense success of Ekalavyan made Suresh Gopi a superstar along with Mammooty and Mohanlal.

Mamooty was to do the film but later dropped out.