Highway (1995 film)
|Produced by||Prem Prakash|
Sab John aka John E.
|Music by||S. P. Venkatesh|
Gireesh Puthenchery (Lyrics)
|Edited by||B. Lenin|
V. T. Vijayan
Highway is a 1995 Malayalam crime thriller directed by Jayaraaj and written by Sab John. The movie was produced by Prem Prakash starring Suresh Gopi and Bhanupriya in the lead roles. The film was a commercial success and ran for 100 days.
Sreedhar Prasad (Suresh Gopi) is a Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) officer assigned with the task of investigating a bomb blast that killed 30 innocent college students. He operates under the name Mahesh Aravind, a planter from Udumbanchola and chooses a township Wintergreen as his temporary residence during the course of the investigation. Meera (Bhanupriya), a resident of the same township falls in love with Mahesh and wishes to marry him. Mahesh establishes a friendly relation with the Assi. Commissioner of Police Mr. George Alexander (Janardhanan), who was the official in charge of the criminal investigation. As the investigation proceeds, it is understood that the bomb blast was connected with a chain of crimes that happened in the area including the missing of a scientist Guhan Menon from Baddapur space research organisation (Who is later revealed to be killed). It is revealed that Shankar Dev Rana, an established businessman and educationist in the common front is actually a traitor and drug lord in his parallel life. The rest of the story revolves around how Sreedhar Prasad and his subordinate Moorthy (Vijayaraghavan) solves the cases and wins against the "great" Shankar Dev Rana and his gang of "pungis".
|Suresh Gopi||Sreedhar Prasad/Mahesh Aravind|
|Vineeth||Vinod Menon/Apache (One among the students who gets killed in the blast)|
|Augustine||Idiyan Sukumaran/Sughbir Hanuman Singh|
|Eliyas Babu||Shankar Dev Rana|
|Kamal Gaur||Henchman of Shankar Dev Rana|
|Jose Prakash||Kartha (Meera's father)|
- "Adipoli Adipoli Mehbooba" - Suresh Peters
- "Dolo Dolakku" - Mano, K. S. Chitra
- "Kikkili Kili" - Sangeetha Sajith, Malgudi Subha
- "Kunji Kurumbin" - K. S. Chitra
- "Oru Thari Kasthoori" - Swarnalatha, Chorus
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