Highway (1995 film)

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Highway
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Directed by Jayaraaj
Produced by Prem Prakash
Written by Screenplay:
Sab John aka John E
Story:
Jayaraaj
Starring Suresh Gopi
Banupriya
Vijayaraghavan
Sukumari
Kamal Gaur
Music by S. P. Venkatesh
Gireesh Puthenchery (Lyrics)
Cinematography P. Sukumar
Edited by B. Lenin
V.T.Vijayan
Production
company
Distributed by Century
Release date
1995
Running time
146 minutes
Country India
Language Malayalam

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.[1][2]

Plot[edit]

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 henchman Moorthy (Vijayaraghavan) solves the cases and wins against the 'great' Shankar Dev Rana and his gang of 'pungis'.

Cast[edit]

Actor Role
Suresh Gopi Sreedhar Prasad/Mahesh Aravind
Vijayaraghavan Moorthy/Unnithaan
Bhanupriya Meera
Vineeth Vinod Menon/Apache (One among the students who gets killed in the blast)
Biju Menon Pavithran
Janardhanan George Alexander
Augustine Idiyan Sukumaran/Sughbir Hanuman Singh
Eliyas Babu Shankar Dev Rana
Kamal Gaur Henchman of Shankar Dev Rana
Kunchan Vasco
Sukumari Vasco's mother
Jose Prakash Kartha sir (Meera's father)

Soundtrack[edit]

Music: S. P. Venkatesh, Lyrics: Gireesh Puthenchery.

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