Witness (1988 film)

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Directed by Viji Thampi
Screenplay by Ranjith
Story by Jagathy Sreekumar
Starring Jayaram
Suresh Gopi
Jagathy Sreekumar
Cinematography Vasant Kumar
Edited by K.P. Puthran
Priyanka Films
Distributed by Priyanka Films
Release date
  • 20 February 1988 (1988-02-20)
Country India
Language Malayalam

Witness is a 1988 Malayalam language investigative thriller made in India, directed by Viji Thampi and co-written by Jagathy Sreekumar, starring Jayaram, Suresh Gopi, Jagathy Sreekumar, Parvathy, Madhu and Sukumaran.[1][2][3]


Two friends, Balagopalan (Jayaram) and Jayakumar (Jagathy Sreekumar), own a call service called "We Help" to help people with the assistance of lawyer Madhavan Thampi (Madhu). Balu gets a call from Indu R. Nair, who is the daughter of a businessman. Later, Indu asks Balagoapan to be her bodyguard. But when Jayakumar and Balagopalan visit her home, they discover that Indu has been murdered. Officer Thomas Mathew takes charge of the case. Madhavan tries to find her killer to save Balagopalan and Jayakumar, before it is too late.



The music was composed by Ouseppachan and lyrics was written by Bichu Thirumala.

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 Poovinum Poonkurunnaam K. J. Yesudas, KS Chithra Bichu Thirumala
2 Thumbamellaam K. J. Yesudas Bichu Thirumala

Box office[edit]

The film was commercial success.[4]


The film was remade in Telugu as Sakshi with Rajendra Prasad.[5]


  1. ^ "Witness". www.malayalachalachithram.com. Retrieved 2014-10-24. 
  2. ^ "Witness". malayalasangeetham.info. Retrieved 2014-10-24. 
  3. ^ "Witness". spicyonion.com. Retrieved 2014-10-24. 
  4. ^ "Celluloid sultans of Kerala". India Today. 31 December 1988. 
  5. ^ http://www.aptalkies.com/movie.php?id=6462&title=Sakshi%20(1989)

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