4 the People

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4 the People
4 the People.jpg
DVD Cover
Directed by Jayaraj
Written by Jayaraj
Dr. Iqbal Kuttippuram
Starring Bharath
Gopika
Narain
Music by Jassie Gift
Cinematography R. D. Rajasekhar
Edited by Anthony
Release date
  • 20 February 2004 (2004-02-20)
Running time
136 minutes
Country India
Language Malayalam
Telugu
Budget 40 lakhs[1]
Box office 6.45 crore (US$1.0 million)

4 the People is a 2004 bilingual Malayalam and Telugu film directed by Jayaraj. It is the first of a trilogy of films, followed by By the People and ending with Of The People. Bharath, Gopika, Benny Dayal, Kishore, PadmaKumar, Narain, sharwanand replacing narain in Telugu and Pranathi played the lead roles. It was later re-shot with minor alterations in Tamil as 4 Students . The music of the film was trendsetting and most of the songs were chartbusters. The film was an unexpected critical and commercial success and recorded as Blockbuster at the box-office after comparison with its budget and gross.

Plot[edit]

Vivek (Bharath), Aravind (Arun), Eshwar (Arjun Bose) and Shafeek (Padma Kumar) are four angry engineering students who cannot stand the corruption in society. They take the law into their own hands and they form the secretive clique called 4 The People (their dress code is black and everything about them is black) that takes out corrupt officials. They have a website where the public can lodge their complaints. Soon the police are on their track. A young cop (Narain) is in hot pursuit of the gang. In a racy climax the foursome attempt to kill the Minister but fail. Seeing the brutality of the police the students come to the support of the foursome. One of the students kills the minister and is joined by three more students. They escape due to the support of students. The revolution continues.

Cast[edit]

  • Bharath as Vivek
  • Arun as Aravind
  • Arjun Bose as Eeswar Iyer
  • Padma Kumar as Shafeek
  • Gopika as Divya
  • Narain as Rajan Mathew IPS
  • Unni Shivapal as MP'son
  • Pranathi as Teena

Songs[edit]

The music for the movie has been given by Jassie Gift.

Songs list
  1. Lajjavathiye: Jassie Gift
  2. Annakkili: Jassie Gift
  3. Ninte Mizhimuna: Jassie Gift, Jyotsna
  4. Lokasamastha: Deepankuran, Kaithapram
  5. For The People: Farhad, Rama Varma
  6. Lajjavathiye [Western]: Jassie Gift
  7. Annakkili: Prathap Chandran

Release[edit]

The satellite rights of the film's Tamil version were sold to STAR Vijay.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Year 2004 — a flashback". The Hindu. 31 December 2004. Archived from the original on 26 August 2010. Retrieved 2 March 2011. 

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