K. G. George
| 7.6/10 |
| 17 September 1985 (1985-09-17)|Irakal Wikipedia
Irakal (Malayalam: ഇരകള്, English: The Victims) is a 1985 Malayalam psychological thriller film written and directed by K. G. George and produced by the then prominent actor Sukumaran. The film is an in-depth exploration of the psychology of violence. Ganesh Kumar plays the film's protagonist.
The film met with critical acclaim upon release, though not commercially successful. It received several accolades including the state awards of that year.
A ruthless rubber baron, Mathukutty, disregards the prevailing moral standards and spawns criminal sons as well as a sexually wayward daughter, Annie. His son, Baby is a psychotic strangler using a nylon wire and is eventually shot dead by his repentant father.Ganesh Kumar as Baby
Thilakan as Mathukutty
Sukumaran as Sunny
P.C. George as Koshy
Ashokan as Raghavan
Radha as Nirmala
Srividya as Annie
Nedumudi Venu as Andrews, Annie's husband
Bharath Gopi as the priest
Azeez as Ramakrishnan, the police inspector
Venu Nagavally as Balan
Mohan Jose as unnoonni
Kannur Sreelatha as Sunny's wife
Shammi Thilakan as Baby's classmate
The film won two Kerala State Film Awards: for Second Best Film and Best Story (K. G. George). Thilakan narrowly missed the National Film Award that year.
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