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Director  Rajiv Vijay Raghavan
Country  India
7.2/10 IMDb

Language  Malayalam

Writer  Rajiv Vijay Raghavan, Anvar Ali
Release date  December 16, 2003 (2003-12-16) (IFFK)
Based on  Pithruthorponom  by M. Sukumaran

Margam (Malayalam: meaning: the path) is a well reputed Indian film co-written, directed and produced by Rajiv Vijay Raghavan under the banner of Image commune. The film is an adaptation of Pithrutharppanam, the famous story by M Sukumaran. Margam bagged 7 major Kerala State Film Awards of the Government of Kerala and one National Film Award of the Government of India for the year 2003. One of the rarest Malayalam films that received wider critical acclaim at international level, Margam exhibited in 16 international film festivals and won 6 international awards in different categories including best film and scripting. The Script co-written by Rajiv Vijay Raghavan, Anvar Ali and Dr. S P Ramesh, Cinematography done by Venu and the roles performed by Nedumudi Venu and Meera Krishna were also widely appreciated.

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Plot

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The film tells the story of a revolutionary who, years later, realizes that his efforts have been wasted and witnesses the ill-fate of his co-rebels and leads a secluded life in a state of clinical depression.

Cast

  • Nedumudi Venu as Venukumara Menon, the protagonist. A former militant communist revolutionary, now living a secluded life as a parallel college lecturer.
  • Meera Krishna as Prakrithi, Menons daughter
  • Shobha Mohan as Elisabeth, Menons wife
  • K. P. A. C. Lalitha Menons sister
  • Valsala Menon Menons aunt
  • Madambu Kunjukuttan
  • V K Sreeraman
  • Madhupal
  • P. Sreekumar
  • Awards

    National Film Awards
  • Indira Gandhi Award for Best First Film of a Director
  • Special jury mention - Nedumudi Venu
  • Kerala State Film Awards
  • Kerala State Film Award for Best Film
  • Kerala State Film Award for Best Screenplay - Rajiv Vijay Raghavan, Anvar Ali and S. P. Ramesh
  • Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor - Nedumudi Venu
  • Kerala State Film Award (Special Jury Award) - Meera Krishna
  • Kerala State Film Award for Best Cinematography - Venu
  • Kerala State Film Award for Best Background Music - Issac Thomas Kottukapally
  • Kerala State Film Award for Best Sound Recordist - N. Harikumar
  • Fajr Film Festival, Tehran, Iran
  • Asian Competition - Best Script - Rajiv Vijay Raghavan, Anvar Ali and S. P. Ramesh
  • Zanzibar International Film Festival, Zanzibar
  • Golden Dhow-Best film
  • The South Soth Film Encounter, Asilah, Morocco
  • Golden Waves-Best Script Rajiv Vijay Raghavan, Anvar Ali and S. P. Ramesh
  • Cine Pobre Film Festival, Cuba
  • Special Jury Prize for the film
  • Best Actor prize Nedumudi Venu
  • International Film Festival of Kerala, India
  • FIPRESCI Special Mention - Margam
  • References

    Margam (film) Wikipedia
    Margam (film) IMDb


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