Manichithrathazhu (1993)

 ●  Malayalam ● 2 hrs 49 mins

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Embedded with mystery and suspense, this paranormal thriller depicts the adventures and exploits of renowned Psychiatrist Dr. Sunny Joseph, who lives in America. He decides to travel to a town in India after he gets a distress call from his friend, who belongs to a very noble and wealthy family, to counsel and treat a female family member, who he suspects is responsible for a variety of incidents. Sunny accepts this assignment not realizing that there is another side to this tale, namely a vengeful spirit, who may not respond to his methods, and he may end up endangering everyone's lives.
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Cast: Mohanlal Nair, Shobana Pillai, Suresh Gopi

Crew: AM Fazil (Director), Venu Isc (Director of Photography), MG Radhakrishnan (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Comedy, Horror, Musical

Release Dates: 25 Dec 1993 (India)

Malayalam Name: മണിച്ചിത്രത്താഴ്

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as Dr. Sunny Joseph
as Ganga
as Nakulan
as Dasappan Kutty
as Bhasura
as Thampy's Wife
as Thampi
as Chanthu/Thampy's Son
as Brahmadattan Nampoothirippadu
as Sridevi

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Second Unit Director

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Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
Malayalam
Colour Info:
Color
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
No
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Music Director: MG Radhakrishnan
Playback Singer: KS Chithra, KJ Yesudas
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Music Director: MG Radhakrishnan
Lyricist: Bichu Thirumala
Playback Singer: KJ Yesudas
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Music Director: MG Radhakrishnan
Lyricist: Madhu Muttam
Playback Singer: KJ Yesudas
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Music Director: MG Radhakrishnan
Lyricist: Madhu Muttam
Playback Singer: KS Chithra
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Music Director: MG Radhakrishnan
Lyricist: Bichu Thirumala
Playback Singer: KJ Yesudas
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Music Director: MG Radhakrishnan
Lyricist: Bichu Thirumala
Playback Singer: Sujatha Mohan
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Music Director: MG Radhakrishnan
Lyricist: Vaali
Playback Singer: Sujatha Mohan
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Music Director: MG Radhakrishnan
Lyricist: Vaali
Playback Singer: Sujatha Mohan
Trivia:
Parts of the film and the climax scenes were shot in the Padmanabhapuram Palace and Hill Palace, Tripunithura.

This was the highest grossing Malayalam film of the year 1993.

The story is inspired from a tragic event that occurred in Alummoottil Tharavadu, the famous central Travancore family from the 19th century.

The first Malayalam movie in the world to be released in the VCD format.
Movie Connection(s):
Referenced in: Geethanjali (Malayalam)
Remade as: Bhool Bhulaiyaa (Hindi)
Remade as: Rajmohol (Bengali)
Remade as: Chandramukhi (Tamil)
Remade as: Aapthamitra (Kannada)