Dracula 2012

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Dracula 2012
Againdracula.jpg
Film poster
Directed byVinayan
StarringSudheer Sukumaran
Monal Gajjar
Shraddha Das
Prabhu
Thilakan
Nassar Sreeraj.S
Music byBabith George
CinematographySathish. G
Edited byNishad Yousef
Production
company
Akash Films
Release date
  • 8 February 2013 (2013-02-08)[1]
CountryIndia
LanguageMalayalam/tamil/telugu
Budget120 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 8 February 2013.[5]

Cast[edit]

Additional cast in Tamil version
Additional cast in Telugu version

Production[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Dracula
Soundtrack album by Babith George
Vimal
Released2012
Recorded2012
GenreSoundtrack
Length15:16
LabelManorama Music
ProducerBabith George
Vimal
Track list
No.TitleLyricsSinger(s)Length
1."Parijatha Pookkal"Shalini NobleVidhu Prathap4:40
2."Manju Pole"Vayalar Sarath Chandra VarmaRenjith Unni, Manjari4:44
3."Prince of Darkness"VinayanSunidhi Chauhan, Sandra3:49
4."Dance" Instrumental2:03
Total length:15:16

Punnami Raathri (Telugu version)[edit]

Punnami Raathri
Soundtrack album by Babith George
Raghu Ram
Released2012
Recorded2012
GenreSoundtrack
Length20:09
LabelAditya Music
ProducerBabith George
Raghu Ram
Track list
No.TitleLyricsSinger(s)Length
1."Punnami Raathri"Kishore SenagalaSravana Bhargavi3:11
2."Paarijatha Puvva"Kishore SenagalaKarthik4:37
3."9848 Number"Kedarnath ParimiMamta Sharma4:28
4."Manchupoola Vanalle"Kishore SenagalaRanjith, Ganga4:37
5."Punnami Raathri (Theme)" Instrumental1:19
6."Punnami Raathri (Romantic Beats)" Instrumental1:57
Total length:20:09

Naangam Pirai (Tamil version)[edit]

Naangam Pirai
Soundtrack album by Babith George
Released2012
Recorded2012
GenreSoundtrack
Length17:49
LabelThink Music India
ProducerBabith George
Track list
No.TitleLyricsSinger(s)Length
1."Paarijatha Poove"Pa. VijayKarthik4:41
2."Andhi Vennila"Pa. VijayRanjith, Ganga4:44
3."Opening Theme" Instrumental1:23
4."Seductive Beats" Instrumental2:04
5."Prince of Darkness" Instrumental4:57
Total length:17:49

Critical reception[edit]

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".The film ran successfully for 50 days.[6]

See also[edit]

References[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 3 November 2013. Retrieved 23 August 2013.
  6. ^ "Review: Dracula 2012 3D". Sify. Retrieved 23 April 2013.

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