Oru Cinemakkaran

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Oru Cinemakkaran
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Malayalam ഒരു സിനിമാക്കാരൻ
Directed by Leo Thaddeus
Written by Leo Thaddeus
Produced byThomas Panicker
Starring Vineeth Sreenivasan
Rajisha Vijayan
CinematographySudheer Surendran
Edited by Ranjan Abraham
Music by Bijibal
Opus Penta
Distributed byLJ Films Pvt. Ltd.
Release date
  • 24 June 2017 (2017-06-24)
Running time
132 minutes
Country India
Language Malayalam

Oru Cinemakkaran is a 2017 Indian Malayalam-language feature film written and directed by Leo Thaddeus, starring Vineeth Sreenivasan in lead role with Rajisha Vijayan, Anusree, Vijay Babu, Prashant Narayanan, Renji Panicker, Lal, Joy Mathew and Sasi Kalinga in supporting roles. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]


The film was released on 24 June with mixed reviews. [6] [7] [8]


Alby is an assistant director and is trying to make a name in the Malayalam film industry. He is in a relationship with Sara. Alby's father, a Jacobite priest, isn't keen on him trying to make a name in the film industry and also isn't very keen on his relationship with Sara. Sara's father, is a hooligan from Mattancherry and has fixed a marriage with her and an Italian-Indian, Gonzalves. Sara defies this and marries Alby. There he steals from a neighbor tenant Sudheer and to avoid defamation he murders him, the spur of the moment crime affects him and his family life. But, in an unbelievable twist Alby's misfortune changes and his deciding moment as a filmmaker happens.



Music: Bijibal, Lyrics: Santhosh Varma, Rafeeq Ahamed, B. K. Harinarayanan

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