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Yavanika (1982)

An infamous tabla player of a touring drama group goes missing. Later on, Sub-inspector Jacob Eeraly investigates the case.

Director:

K.G. George

Writers:

K.G. George (screenplay), S.L. Puram Sadanandan (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Bharat Gopy ... Ayyappan the tabla player (as Gopi)
Jalaja ... Rohini
Venu Nagavalli ... Joseph Kollapally
Thilakan ... Vakkachan (as Tilakan)
Jagathi Sreekumar ... Varunan (as Jagathi)
Nedumudi Venu ... Balagopalan
Mammootty ... Jacob Eeraly (Sub Inspector of Police)
Sreenivasan
Asokan ... Vishnu
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Storyline

Yavanika (The Curtain)...is the search for the truth..the truth behind the curtain (as it always be..), slowly unfolds as the story progress in a rapid pace and finally splits wide to it's perfection... A brilliant and thought provoking crime investigation, and undoubtedly the one which paved way to other movies of the same genre... Written by antophil

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Genres:

Mystery

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Country:

India

Language:

Malayalam

Release Date:

30 April 1982 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

The Curtain Falls See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Many viewers compared the narration to Rashomon as Rashomon effect but the director K G George said the structure is more close to Citizen Kane than Rashomon. See more »

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Referenced in Maheshinte Prathikaaram (2016) See more »

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A touch of reality lost in time
30 September 2018 | by geomariageorgeSee all my reviews

It was like a time-machine for me. The movie was really smart (although it might seem a bit cliche), it upheld the charm throughout. I keep watching it every few years. It's a treat!


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