Celluloid Malayalam Movie

Feature Film | Drama

Celluloid is a 2013 Indian movie directed by Kamal starring Prithviraj Sukumaran, Mamta Mohandas, Sreenivasan and Tini Tom. The feature film is produced by Kamal and Ubaid and the music composed by M. Jayachandran.


Release: February 15 2013 (India)
Language: Malayalam
Director: Kamal
DVD Release: May 18 2013

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‘Celluloid’ tells the story of Malayalam cinema. The film is based on the life and struggles of J C Daniel, the father o... Show more

‘Celluloid’ tells the story of Malayalam cinema. The film is based on the life and struggles of J C Daniel, the father of Malayalam Cinema. It also takes a peek into the life of P K Rosy, the first heroine in Malayalam.


‘Celluloid’ which tries to revive the memories of the bygone era of Malayalam cinema, delineates the ebb and flow in the life and career of Daniel who did not get any recognition for his first silent movie ‘Vigathakumaran’.


The film is an attempt to identify how and why Daniel and Rosy were disregarded by and isolated from both life and cinema and thus pay penance to the cruelty meted out to them by the Malayalam film industry.


1928 is the period of ‘Vigathakumaran’. Kamal’s ‘Celluloid’ is set in that period encompassing the struggles and pains that Daniel underwent in the making of the film and the tragic story of Rosy. The script is based on the novel Nashtanayika written by Vinu Abraham and the biography of J C Daniel (J C Danielinte Jeevithakatha) written by Chelangatt Gopalakrishnan.


Prithviraj appears as J C Daniel and Mamta Mohandas does the role of Janet, wife to J C Daniel. New face Chandhni, one of the contestants of Josco Indian Voice of Mazhavil Manorama, does the role of Rosy.


Sreenivasan, Nedumudi Venu, Siddique, Irshad, Thampi Antony, T G Ravi, Jayaraj Warrier are the other important cast.



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Cast & Crew Details:
Prithviraj Sukumaran
Mamta Mohandas
Sreenivasan
Tini Tom
Chandni
Indrans
Nedumudi Venu
Thampy Antony
Thalaivasal Vijay
Sreejith Ravi
Chembil Ashokan
Irshad
Siddique

Director: Kamal
Producers: Kamal, Ubaid
Production Company: Prime Time Cinema
Music Director: M. Jayachandran
Cinematographer: Venu
Original Story Writer: Vinu Abraham


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