Guru (1997)

 ●  Malayalam ● Running Time: TBA

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The peace and harmony existing between two religious communities in a local Indian village, gets shattered by a riot planned by ambitious politicians. Followed by his family's tragic death in the riot, Raghuraman - the son of a local Hindu priest swears revenge against the rival community, making it his sole mission in life to wipe them out. Consequently, Raghuraman joins an armed extremist group. They find that the people of the rival community have already taken refuge in a Holy Guru's monastery, where Raghuraman also manages to take refuge, under disguise. Raghuraman and his friends plan to bomb the monastery and kill the refugees.They anticipate their job to be an easy one, but things are never as they seem in life, and that plans go haywire. Will Raghuraman continue to burn with hatred and the need for revenge, or will there be a change of heart in his future.
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Cast: Mohanlal Nair

Crew: Rajiv Anchal (Director), S Kumar (Director of Photography), Ilaiyaraaja (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Drama, Fantasy

Release Dates: 12 Sep 1997 (India)

Malayalam Name: ഗുരു

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Did you know? This movie was chosen as India's official entry to the Oscars to be considered for nomination in the Best Foreign Film category for the year 1997, making it the first Malayalam film to be chosen for the same Read More
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as Raghuraman
as Old King
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as Prices Syamantaga
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as Ramanagan
as Sahib Abdullah
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as Culprit
as The Teacher
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as King Vijayanta

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Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
Malayalam
Colour Info:
Color
Sound Mix:
Dolby
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
No
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Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Ramesan Nair
Playback Singer: KJ Yesudas
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Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Ramesan Nair
Playback Singer: KJ Yesudas
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Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Ramesan Nair
Playback Singer: KJ Yesudas, Radhika Thilak
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Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Ramesan Nair
Playback Singer: G Venugopal
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Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Ramesan Nair
Playback Singer: Sujatha Mohan
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Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Ramesan Nair
Playback Singer: MG Sreekumar
Trivia:
The evocative soundtrack of this movie was scored by the famous south Indian composer Ilaiyaraaja, while its symphonic background score was conducted by Ilaiyaraaja using the Hungarian Symphony Orchestra. It marked the first time in Indian cinema when the background score was conducted outside the country.

This movie was chosen as India's official entry to the Oscars to be considered for nomination in the Best Foreign Film category for the year 1997, making it the first Malayalam film to be chosen for the same