Alexander the Great (2010)

 ●  Malayalam ● 2 hrs 24 mins

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This offbeat and soulful drama revolves around the trials and triumphs in the life of a special young man, who is hunted for his inheritance. Prathapa Verma, a wealthy man in Dubai who has a son Manu (Bala) but also has an adulterous relationship with a lady in Mumbai, Janet, with whom he has another son named Alexander (Mohanlal). In his will, he has bequeathed all his wealth to his son Alexander. If Alexander dies, then 40% of Prathapa Verma's wealth will go to his relatives (Siddique, K. B. Ganesh Kumar, etc.) and 30% goes to Manu, and 30% to a trust. If Manu dies, then 100% will go to the trust. So the relatives decide to kill him, while Manu decides to go and meet Alexander and take a power of attorney from him so that he can get all Verma's wealth, and then kill him or get rid of Alexander. But to their surprise, Alexander is in mental rehabilitation center under the treatment of Dr. Korah (Nedumudi Venu). Over a period of time, Manu realizes that his brother has unique abilities, which he grows to accept. He starts becoming fond of his half-brother. The story then progresses to show how Manu brings Alexander to Dubai and the struggles that Alexander faces in the new country. How will the relationship between the two step-brothers evolve?

Cast: Meenakshi Dixit, Mohanlal Nair

Crew: Murali Nagavally (Director), D Kannan (Director of Photography), MG Sreekumar (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Drama

Release Dates: 07 May 2010 (India)

Malayalam Name: അലക്സാണ്ടർ ദി ഗ്രേറ്റ്‌

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as Bismitha
as Alexander Varma
as Manoj.P.Varma
as Ravi Varma
as Dr. Korah
as Prathapa Verma
as Rama Varma
Supporting Actress
as Gayathri Devi
Supporting Actor






Story Writer
Screenplay Writer

Camera and Electrical

Director of Photography


Music Director
Playback Singer


Film Type:
Feature Film
Colour Info:
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Music Director: MG Sreekumar
Music Director: MG Sreekumar
Playback Singer: MG Sreekumar
This movie is a partial adaptation of the English drama "Rain Man" (1988).