Karayilekku Oru Kadal Dooram

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Karayilekku Oru Kadal Dooram
Karayilekku Oru Kadal Dooram Poster.jpg
Theatrical poster
Directed by Vinod Mankara
Produced by Siddiq Mankara
(ITL Productions)
Written by Vinod Mankara
Starring Indrajith
Mamta Mohandas
Dhanya Mary Varghese
Music by M. Jayachandran
Cinematography Bejoys
Edited by Mahesh Narayanan
Production
company
Chithranjali Studios
Distributed by ITL Entertainments
Release date
  • 31 December 2010 (2010-12-31)
Running time
110 minutes
Country India
Language Malayalam

Karayilekku Oru Kadal Dooram (Malayalam: കരയിലേക്ക്‌ ഒരു കടൽ ദൂരം; English: A Sea Away to the Shore) is a 2010 Malayalam film directed by Vinod Mankara, starring Indrajith, Mamta Mohandas and Dhanya Mary Varghese in the lead roles.

Plot[edit]

Anoop Chandran (Indrajith), is a famous writer and award winner. Prone to seeing future events that turn out to be real, one day Anoop sees his own death in a trance. He decides to write one final novel before death comes visiting. Anoop has a wife Meena(Sarayu), who never understands the writer in him. At the same time, Anoop is in love with dancer Gatha (Mamta Mohandas), with whom he shares a live-in relationship. Anoop always tells Gatha about his lost love Sathyabhama (Dhanya Mary Varghese), who was his lover in college. Excited about hearing Sathyabhama aka Bhama, Gatha wants to locate Bhama and goes to Anoop's tharavadu (ancestral house) with him. From there they go to Bhama's birthplace Vattakkulam to find Bhama. That place incidentally was the birthplace of Gatha's parents also. They returned, unsuccessful in finding Bhama. Gatha went to Kolkata for her dance performances while Anoop returned to Kerala. Three months later, Gatha got a call from Anoop. Gatha was shocked to hear that actually there was no girl as Bhama but was only an imaginary character created by Anoop for his final novel. Anoop was actually developing Bhama's story through Gatha. Anoop finally told Gatha that he sent the novel to Gatha and Gatha has the right to give it a title and publish and added that he is about to reach the end of his life, which he realised some time back. In the final scene, we see Anoop heading to some remote destination in the snow-clad mountains, to embrace his death.

Cast[edit]

Accolades[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Karayilekku Oru Kadal Dooram
Soundtrack album by M. Jayachandran
Recorded Satyam Audios
Label Satyam Audios
Producer ITL Productions

The music of Karayilekku Oru Kadal Dooram is given by M. Jayachandran. The lyrics are written by O. N. V. Kurup, Vinod Mankara and K. Satchidanandan. The film has seven songs. The singers in the film are K. J. Yesudas, G. Venugopal, Madhu Balakrishnan, K. S. Chithra, Sujatha Mohan, M. Jayachandran and Janardhannan Puthuserry. The music director M. Jayachandran makes an appearance in the film as himself, performing the song "Nee illa enkil". M. Jayachandran won the Kerala State Film Award for best music director of 2010 for this film.

Track # Song Singer(s)
1 "Hridayathin" K. J. Yesudas
2 "Chithrasalabhame" Madhu Balakrishnan, K. S. Chithra
3 "Pachila" Sujatha Mohan
4 "Nee illa enkil" M. Jayachandran
5 "Hridayathin" K. S. Chithra
6 "Thanthane Thane" Janardhannan Puthuserry
7 "Pachilachartham" G. Venugopal

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.mathrubhumi.com/english/story.php?id=105233