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Director  K. G. George
Language  Malayalam
7.6/10 IMDb

Country  India
Irakal movie poster
Release date  17 September 1985 (1985-09-17)

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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.

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The film met with critical acclaim upon release, though not commercially successful. It received several accolades including the state awards of that year.

Plot

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.

Cast

  • Ganesh Kumar as Baby
  • Thilakan as Mathukutty
  • Sukumaran as Sunny
  • P.C. George as Koshy
  • Ashokan as Raghavan
  • Radha as Nirmala
  • Srividya as Annie
  • Innocent
  • Nedumudi Venu as Andrews, Annie's husband
  • Bharath Gopi as the priest
  • Azeez as Ramakrishnan, the police inspector
  • Venu Nagavally as Balan
  • Chandran Nair
  • Mohan Jose as unnoonni
  • Kannur Sreelatha as Sunny's wife
  • Shammi Thilakan as Baby's classmate
  • Awards

    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.

    References

    Irakal Wikipedia
    Irakal IMDb Irakal themoviedb.org


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