Cover Story (2000 film)

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Cover Story
Directed byG. S. Vijayan
Written byB. Unnikrishnan
Produced byMenaka
StarringSuresh Gopi
Nedumudi Venu
Biju Menon
Edited byA. Sreekar Prasad
Music bySharreth
Distributed byCC Cine Vision
Release date
August 18, 2000
Running time
131 Mins

Cover Story is a 2000 Indian Malayalam-language revenge action thriller film directed by G. S. Vijayan, written by B. Unnikrishnan and produced by Menaka under the production banner Revathy Kalamandhir. Starring Suresh Gopi and Tabu. The film has soundtrack composed by Sharreth.[1]


Jasmine Khan is a computer engineer, who wears contact lens due to vision problems. She meets her next-door neighbour Chandrashekar, a retired judge with a haunted past. The two become friends. Jasmine meets Vijay, a news reporter and the executive director of True Vision who is on a mission to eliminate corruption through Media Channel. During Christmas, Chandrashekar is killed by a mysterious man, who is seen but not recognized by Jasmine, as she was not wearing contact lenses at that time.

ACP Anand suspects Jasmine as retired DGP R.V. Thampuran was killed in her presence in a shopping mall, but is unable to prove due to Vijay's (Anand's college senior and close friend) interference and lack of evidence. The investigation for the true killer begins where Anand concludes that Vijay is actually the killer. What is Vijay's true motives behind the killings forms the rest of the plot.[2][3]



The film's soundtrack contains 4 songs, all composed by Sharreth. with lyrics by Gireesh Puthenchery.

No. Title Singer(s)
1 "Ini Maananathum" (F) K. S. Chitra, Sharreth
2 "Ini Maananathum" (M) M. G. Sreekumar, Sharreth
3 "Manjilpookkum" K. S. Chitra, Sreenivas
4 "Yaamangal" K. S. Chitra, M. G. Sreekumar


A critic from wrote that "If you are looking for fiery speeches, action packed fights, innovative camera angles or great music then you can give this film a skip".[4]


  1. ^ "Bollywood Beauties Who Sizzled in Dance Numbers in Malayalam Films!". 10 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Cover Story". Revathy Kalamandhir. Archived from the original on 27 October 2017.
  3. ^ Rajitha (31 March 2001). "Not quite a cover-up!". Archived from the original on 4 June 2015. Retrieved 4 June 2015.
  4. ^ "Indiainfo: Malayalam: Movie Review - Cover Story". Archived from the original on 11 February 2001. Retrieved 24 September 2022.

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