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Govindan Aravindan

Marattam

Edition 1990
90' - 1988 - Historical, Drama - Dialogue: Malayalam
Director: Govindan Aravindan With: Kalamandalam Kesavan, Krishnan Kutty Nair, Urmila Unni
The film is based on a play in one act written by the renowned Malayalam poet and playwright Kavalam Panicker. The film takes only the theme from the play and tries to deal with the dichotomy of the artist/character: the relevance of the transformation of the actor into a character and vice versa. lt Is interesting to note that the play is based on a real life incident that happened a few decades back. The wife of a feudal lord became so enamoured with the fiercely attractive demeanor of Keechaka, that she invited the actor in his costume into her bed chamber...

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Credits

Director

Govindan Aravindan

With

Kalamandalam Kesavan, Krishnan Kutty Nair, Urmila Unni

Scenario

Govindan Aravindan, Shaji N. Karun, Kavalam Narayana Panicker

Director of Photography

Shaji N. Karun

Producer

Govindan Aravindan

More information

Dialogue

Malayalam

Countries of production

India

Screenplay based on

Kavalam Panicker Maskarade

Year

1988

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