Dracula 2012

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Dracula 2012 (ഡ്രാക്കുള)/naanam pirai(நானம் பிறை)/punami raatri(పున్నమి రాత్రి)
Film poster
Directed by Vinayan
Starring Sudheer Sukumaran
Monal Gajjar
Shraddha Das
Music by Babith George
Cinematography Sathish. G
Edited by Nishad Yousef
Akash Films
Release dates
  • 8 February 2013 (2013-02-08)[1]
Country India
Language Malayalam/tamil/telugu
Budget 120 million (US$1.8 million)[2]

Dracula 2012 (released in Tamil as Naangam Pirai and in Telugu as Punnami Ratri[3]) is a 2013 Indian 3-D horror film directed by Vinayan, starring Sudheer Sukumaran, Prabhu, Monal Gajjar, Nassar, Shraddha Das and Thilakan. The film was shot in the Malayalam, Telugu, and Tamil languages simultaneously, with additional scenes and songs featuring Tamil and Telugu actors. The film was dubbed in English for a Western release and later dubbed in Hindi as "Aur Ek Dracula". Portions of the film were shot in Bran Castle in Romania.[4] The cost of the film was 120 million[2] and was originally released on the 8th of February 2013.[5]


Additional cast in Tamil version
Additional cast in Telugu version

Critical reception[edit]

The film received mixed to bad reviews from critics. Sify.com called the film "a sheer waste of time and money" as well as commenting that "the film has been presented in 3D but the effects look shoddy and mostly amateurish".[6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Social Post (6 July 2012). "Dracula 2012 3D — Malayalam Movie Reviews, Trailers, Wallpapers, Photos, Cast & Crew, Story & Synopsis". entertainment.oneindia.in. Retrieved 25 October 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Universal Pictures to release English version of Vinayan's Dracula 2012". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 13 January 2013. Retrieved 23 August 2013. 
  3. ^ Sathyendran, Nita (8 February 2013). "On track". The Hindu. Chennai, India. Retrieved 23 August 2013. 
  4. ^ Zachariah, Ammu (11 May 2012). "Monal Gajjar debuts in Mollywood". The Times of India. TNN. Retrieved 11 May 2012. 
  5. ^ Sreekumar, Priya (8 February 2013). "Romancing the vampire". Deccan Chronicle. Archived from the original on 13 February 2013. Retrieved 23 August 2013. 
  6. ^ "Review: Dracula 2012 3D". Sify. Retrieved 23 April 2013. 

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