Karutha Rathrikal

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Karutha Rathrikal
Directed by Mahesh
Produced by P. Subramaniam
Written by Nagavally R. S. Kurup
Starring Madhu
Gemini Ganesan
S. P. Pillai
Music by M. S. Baburaj
Cinematography Nair E. N. C.
Edited by N. Gopalakrishnan
Release dates
  • 9 June 1967 (1967-06-09)
Country India
Language Malayalam

Karutha Rathrikal is a Malayalam language film released in 1967.[1] It was the first science fiction film in the history of Malayalam cinema.


The film is about a doctor, played by Madhu, who takes revenge of his uncles' death by the use of a new medicine he invented. The medicine creates split personality which turns him into a monster when angry. This film was based on Robert Louis Stevenson's novella Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.[2]



The music was composed by MS Baburaj and lyrics was written by ONV Kurup.[3][4]

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 Aararivoo Kamukara ONV Kurup
2 Chirikkudukke K. J. Yesudas, B Vasantha ONV Kurup
3 Kilimakale S Janaki ONV Kurup
4 Maanathekku Kamala, Zero Babu ONV Kurup
5 Maayayalla LR Eeswari, MS Baburaj ONV Kurup
6 Omana Thinkale [Sad Scene II] S Janaki ONV Kurup
7 Omanathinkale (Happy) S Janaki ONV Kurup
8 Omanathinkale (Sad) S Janaki ONV Kurup
9 Pookkalaanen Koottukaar LR Eeswari ONV Kurup

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External links[edit]

Karutha Rathrikal at the Internet Movie Database