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Banking Hours 10 to 4

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Banking Hours 10 to 4
Promotional poster
Directed byK. Madhu
Written bySummesh Maddhu - Amal K Joby
Produced byStephen Pathickal
CinematographySaloo George
Edited byP. C. Mohan
Music byRajamani
Lemo Films
Distributed byLemo Films through Vaishaka Cynyma
Release date
  • 5 October 2012 (2012-10-05)
Running time
113 minutes

Banking Hours 10 to 4 is a 2012 Indian Malayalam-language crime thriller film directed by K. Madhu,[1][2][3][4] starring Anoop Menon, Meghana Raj, Jishnu, Kailash, and Shankar. It is written by Sumesh Madhu and Amal K. Joby.[5][6]


Banking Hours 10 to 4 is a suspense thriller happening in a bank. A person is killed inside the bank premises and the suspense is revealed within the banking hours of 10 to 4. Anoop Menon plays the role of an investigation officer.


  • Anoop Menon as Sravan Varma I.P.S [7]
  • Jishnu Raghavan as Avinash Sekhar: A commando officer; Aparna's brother[8]
  • Meghna Raj as Revathy Varma I.P.S
  • Mithun Ramesh as Vishnu Ramachandran: Avinash's best friend
  • Kailash as Ajay Vasudevan: Aparna's ex-lover
  • Raghavan as Lakshmi Priya's father
  • Swasika as Aparna Shekhar: Avinash's sister; Ajay's ex-lover
  • Shankar as Fernandez: Merrin's father
  • Sreelatha Namboothiri as Fernandez's sister
  • Shafna as Merrin Fernandez : Fernandez's daughter; Rahul's lover
  • Munna as Rahul: Merrin's lover
  • Ashokan as Salman Azharudeen alias Priest: Robber
  • Tini Tom as Idikkula Stephen: Pollice officer
  • Nishanth Sagar as Robber
  • Arun as Robber
  • Krishna as Roy Mathew: The Bank Manager
  • Sudheesh as Ravi Kumar: The peon
  • Vishnupriya as Pooja
  • Vijay Menon as Dr. John
  • Sathaar as Vasudevan Pillai: Ajay's father
  • Ambika Mohan as Bhavani: Ajay's mother
  • Sarayu as Ajay's fiancé
  • Chali Pala as Sarath Babu
  • Jayakrishnan as Hari
  • Roshan Basheer as Rahul's friend
  • Sarin H. Nair as One of the IT Professionals
  • Surabhi as Priya Lal: The Receptionist
  • Lakshmipriya as Lakshmi
  • Master Arun as Lakshmi's son
  • Irshad
  • Kiran Raj
  • Manu Raj
  • Majeed
  • Manoj Paravoor
  • Renjith Reghu
  • Biyon
  • Pradeep Kottayam
  • Deepika Mohan

Awards and Nominations[edit]

Category Recipient Result
Kerala Film Critics Association Awards
Second Best Actor Jishnu Raghavan Won


The movie opened with mixed to negative reviews from the critics and the audience alike. It was mainly criticized for the slow direction from K. Madhu. Sify.com gave an "average" verdict and said, "Banking Hours 10-4 may leave the discerning viewers with many doubts but could well be an entertaining one, if you don't dig too deep or go without much expectation."[9] Nowrunning also gave a negative review and gave 1.9 stars out of 5 and added "'Banking Hours' lacks that vital spark that should keep the spirit up in whodunits."[10]


  1. ^ "K Madhu's 'Banking Hours 10-4'". 27 June 2012. Retrieved 27 June 2012.
  2. ^ "Sudheesh in Banking Hours 10 to 4". 18 June 2012. Archived from the original on 9 December 2018. Retrieved 27 June 2012.
  3. ^ "Anoop Menon in 'Banking Hours 10 to 4'". 2 May 2012. Archived from the original on 4 January 2013. Retrieved 27 June 2012.
  4. ^ "Banking hours 10 to 4 of K.Madhu". 17 April 2012. Retrieved 27 June 2012.
  5. ^ "Scriptwriting is the toughest job: Anoop Menon". 23 March 2022.
  6. ^ "Actor Jishnu Raghavan still an inspiration". ritzmagazine.in. 25 March 2016.
  7. ^ "Anoop Menon Movies: Latest and Upcoming Films of Anoop Menon | eTimes". The Times of India.
  8. ^ "Say no hartal: Jishnu". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 9 April 2015.
  9. ^ Moviebuzz (6 October 2012). "Movie Review: Banking Hours". Sify. Archived from the original on 27 March 2013. Retrieved 7 October 2012.
  10. ^ Veeyen (6 October 2012). "Banking Hours 10 to 4 Review". Now Running. Retrieved 7 October 2012.

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