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The story of the Odiyan clan, one of the most dreaded, shape-shifting black magicians in the world which ruled the darkness of night through during the pre-electrification era in Kerala.

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Harikrishnan (as Hari Krishnan), Harikrishnan
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Cast

Credited cast:
Mohanlal ... Odiyan Manickyan
Prakash Raj ... Raavunni
Manju Warrier ... Prabha
Manoj Joshi ... Muthappan
Innocent Vareed Thekkethala ... Maash
Siddique ... Damodaran Nair
Nandu ... Ezhuthachan
Narain ... 'Pattalakkaran' Prakashan
Kailash ... Ravi
Sreejaya Nair
Sana Altaf ... Meenakshi
Santhosh Keezhattoor
Aneesh Menon ... Unnikrishnan
Mammootty ... Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kannan Pattambi ... Panchayat President
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Storyline

With the arrival of electricity in Kerala in the early 20th century under British rule, the 'Odiyan' clan - gangsters capable of shape-shifting in the darkness - find it difficult to survive. The last 'Odiyan' (played by Mohanlal) spreads terror across the empire with his stealth attacks when his own kind are captured and ruthlessly killed. Written by Tejas Nair

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odiyan | kerala | black magic | See All (3) »


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Country:

India

Language:

Malayalam

Release Date:

14 December 2018 (Netherlands) See more »

Filming Locations:

Palakkad, Kerala, India See more »

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Ashirwad Cinemas See more »
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As of December 2018, it had the biggest budgets in Malayalam cinema. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Odiyan Manickyan: Hey, Muthappa!
Muthappan: Oo-hoh!
Odiyan Manickyan: [mimics] Oo-hoh!
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It's the direction that gone wrong...auch script too
15 December 2018 | by mrf1977See all my reviews

Bad. 1..length..it drags alot..adding song near to climax.. 2...makeup...nandu, siddique nd m Moshi hair do looks really laughable..seems like low budget movie in early 90s.also prakash raj facial colour,it's felt like they run out of black polish now nd then..his face goes too black,then light,then black, again too black.. 3..narration....it's really irritates back nd fourth story telling, that too and ordinary story..(villain goes after heroin, kills her husband nd co brother, blame falls on hero,hero at that time sort of guardian angel of heroin nd her sister.,heroin also blame him for the loss ..so hero leave village,come back after 15 years to take revenge...)this is the story that took nearly 3 hours to tell back nd fourth.. 4...climax fight...Really let down by fast cut nd bad execution...poor Mohan lals hard work gone down just like that.. 5...over hype...hope u all know what I mean here...

PLUS...

1..MOHAN LAL.... 2..PHOTOGRAPHY..

THATS IT...IT COULD HAVE BEEN A SUPER HIT MOVIE, BUT LET DOWN BY BAD SCRIPTING ND BELOW AVERAGE DIRECTION...


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