Lekhayude Maranam Oru Flashback
|Lekhayude Maranam:Oru Flashback|
|Directed by||K. G. George|
|Screenplay by||S. L. Puram Sadanandan|
|Story by||K. G. George|
|Music by||M. B. Sreenivasan|
|Cinematography||Shaji N. Karun|
|Edited by||G.O. Sundaram|
Lekhayude Maranam: Oru Flashback (Malayalam: ലേഖയുടെ മരണം ഒരു ഫ്ലാഷ് ബാക്ക്, meaning The death of Lekha, a flashback) is a 1983 Malayalam film by K. G. George. The movie is loosely based on the real life incident of the death of actress Shobha who committed suicide, following a relationship with director Balu Mahendra.
K G George uses the cinema within cinema technique for this film. With hints to the real life incident of suicide of popular actress Shobha, Lekhayude Maranam:Oru Flashback became controversial even before its release.
A poor Malayalee family reaches Madras to try luck for their daughter Shantamma in the film industry. She slowly starts climbing the ladder of success and become a popular actress Lekha. At the peak of her career she commits suicide by hanging herself. The film recounts events that lead her to suicide, including a stint as a prostitute succumbing to the pressure from her parents for the lust of quick money and her unsuccessful love affair with a director.
- Bharath Gopi - Suresh
- Mammootty- Prem Sagar (Film Star)
- Nalini - Lekha
- Shubha - Lekha's Mother
- John Varghese - Lekha's Father
- Mohan Jose - Lekha's uncle
- Thodupuzha Vasanthi
|1||Enneyunarthiya Pularkalathil [Kannillathe Nizhal Paambukal]||Selma George||ONV Kurup|
|2||Mookathayude souvarnam||Selma George||ONV Kurup|
|3||Prabhaamayi||P Jayachandran, Selma George||ONV Kurup|
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