Simhasanam (2012 film)
|Directed by||Shaji Kailas|
|Produced by||S. Chandrakumar|
|Written by||Shaji Kailas|
|Music by||Roni Raphael
|Editing by||Don Max|
|Running time||167 minutes|
Simhasanam (English:Throne) is a 2012 Malayalam action film written and directed by Shaji Kailas, starring Prithviraj, Vandana Menon and Aishwarya Devan in lead roles. The music and background score of the film are composed by Roni Raphael and Rajamani respectively. The film depicts an emotional bonding between a father (Sai Kumar) and son (Prithviraj).
The story centers around the Chandragiri family whose head Madhava Menon is liked by all in the village. His only son Arjun Madhav is a student in Manipal. As Madhava Menon's popularity rises and spreads to other parts, so does the number of enemies who feel that he is stealing the limelight from them. Things reach a pass where Arjun had to be summoned from Manipal to clear up the atmosphere and restore order. The constant struggles between Madhava Menon and Arjun Madhav on one side and their enemies on the other side is the main theme in the story.
- This is the second time that Shaji Kailas does direction and scripting.The first film that he scripted and directed was Ellam Avan Seyal in the year 2008.
- Shaji Kailas directed many films in a family background such as Aaram Thamburan,Narasimham,Madirasi etc.This is one of the film that has action mixed with family bonds.
- This is the first time that Shaji Kailas directs a film with Prithviraj as the hero.
- Prithviraj .... Arjun Madhav
- Sai Kumar .... Chandragiriyil Madhava Menon
- Vandana Menon .... Lakshmi (Lechu)
- Aishwarya Devan .... Nanda
- Biju Pappan as Jamal
- P. Sreekumar as Chief Minister Chacko
- Maniyanpilla Raju
- T. P. Madhavan
- Shammi Thilakan
- V. K. Sreeraman
- Rajeev Parameshwar
The movie received negative reviews from critics.The movie was flop at box office
- "Shaji kailas for his 'Simhasanam'". IndiaGlitz. 2 April 2012. Retrieved 3 June 2012.
- Simhasanam at Malayalam Movie Database