Anjaam Pathiraa Movie Details:
|Also known as
|Midnight Murders (Telugu), Police Story (Hindi)
|10 January 2020 (India)
|OTT Release date
|April 10, 2020
Sharaf U Dheen
|Midhun Manuel Thomas
|Midhun Manuel Thomas
|Ashiq Usman Productions
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Anjaam Pathiraa Movie Cast & Characters:
- Kunchacko Boban as Police Criminologist Dr. Anwar Hussain
- Sharaf U Dheen as Dr. Benjamin Louis (extended cameo)
- Mathew Thomas as Young Benjamin
- Sreenath Bhasi as Andrew, a hacker
- Jinu Joseph as ACP Anil Madhavan IPS
- Unnimaya Prasad as DCP Catherine Maria IPS
- Abhiram Radhakrishnan as SI Pradeep Raman
- Harikrishnan as SI Arun Mathew
- Divya Gopinath as SI Preethi Pothuval
- Nikhila Vimal as Rebecca Louis, Benjamin’s sister (cameo appearance)
- Nandhana Varma as Young Rebecca
- Remya Nambeesan as Fathima, Anwar’s wife
- Jaffar Idukki as Louis, Benjamin’s and Rebecca’s father
- Indrans as Ripper Ravi, a serial killer on death row
- Assim Jamal as Police Commissioner Hashim IPS
- Shaju Sreedhar as CPO Paulson
- Sadiq as Dr. Sreekanth, Surgeon
- Sudheesh as Sudevan
- Priyanandanan as Sudhakar Devalokam
- Nazreen Nazar as Mythili Sudhakar
- Boban Samuel as DYSP Abraham Koshy IPS
- Jaise Jose as CI Sarathchandran
- Sudheer Sufi as Simon Manjooran / Psycho Simon
- Arjun Nandhakumar as ACP Prakash Seetharam IPS
- Arun as Fr. Bennet Franco
- Majeed as Minister
- Zhinz Shan as Assistant Prison officer
- Paul D Joseph as Civil Police Officer
- Preman as CPO
- Dileesh Nair as Cocaine Shameer
- Siyona as Samskrithi
- Amina Nijam as Vicky Maria
- Gilu Joseph as Doctor
- Rajan Pootharakkal as Aravindan Kartha
- Santhosh Laxman as Bengali worker
The plot follows a squad of police sleuths assisted by a consultant criminologist, Anwar Hussain, as they attempt to unveil the identity of a faceless killer who employs brutal tactics to slay his victims.
About Anjaam Pathiraa Movie:
- On 24 June 2019, it was reported that Kunchacko Boban would star in Midhun Manuel Thomas’ next directorial and filming was said to begin by late July.
- Sharaf U Dheen, Unnimaya Prasad, Sreenath Bhasi, Jinu Joseph, Jaffar Idukki and Assim Jamal were also confirmed in the cast, and Sushin Shyam and Shyju Khalid will be the composer and cinematographer, respectively.
- Midhun said that the film is entirely different from his previous films.
- The film was formally launched with a pooja ceremony on 17 July 2019.
- Principal photography began on 1 August 2019, also revealing the title.
- Anjaam Pathiraa was dubbed in Telugu and Hindi as Midnight Murders and Police Story and was released on Aha and Goldmines Telefilms.
- The film received positive reviews from critics where it went on to emerge as the highest-grossing Malayalam film of 2020.
- It was remade in Bengali in 2021 as Mukhosh.
- Following the film’s success, Midhun Manuel Thomas has announced a sequel titled Aaaram Pathiraa on 10 January 2021.
- The film was released on 10 January 2020. The film was passed with ‘U/A’ certificate from the Central Board of Film Certification.
- The film received positive reviews from critics and it went on to emerge as the highest-grossing Malayalam film of 2020.
- The film was premiered on 10 April 2020 at 6:30PM in Surya TV and was later released on Sun NXT.