|Story by T.S.Suresh Babu|
Starring See below
Original language(s) Malayalam
|Directed by T. S. Saji|
Country of origin India
Similar Krishnathulasi, Aniyathi (TV series), Kana Kanmani (TV series)
Kadamattathu Kathanar (ml; കടമറ്റത്ത് കത്തനാർ) is an Indian Malayalam supernatural drama television series which was originally aired on Asianet from 2004 to 2006. The series was an instant hit amongst Malayali TV audience and was critically well received. By the time the series ended, it gathered immense popularity and due to repeated requests Asianet decided to retelecast the series on Asianet Plus channel from March 2016. Prakash paul plays the title character.
Kadamattathu Kathanar (a Syrian Orthodox priest of Kadamattom church) also known as Kadamattathachan (Father Kadamattom) is a priest who is believed to have possessed Supernatural powers and whose legends are closely related to the beginning of the Kadamattom Church, one of the oldest church buildings that still exists in Kerala the land of Saint Thomas Christians.
The story revolves around a traditional family in Kerala which is haunted by Yakshi, a devil. The family seeks the help of Reverend Kadamattom, a Christian priest who was believed to have supernatural powers to gage them out of the problems happening around the family.