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Kannur Squad

September 28, 2023
2hr 41min
Status: released

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Kannur Squad Movie Details:

Country India
Language Malayalam
Release date28 September 2023
Running time2hr 41min
Rony David Raj
Azees Nedumangad
Shabareesh Varma
Muhamed Danish
Directed by Roby Varghese Raj
Screenplay byMuhammed Shafi
Rony David Raj
Story byMuhammed Shafi
Produced byMammootty
Cinematography by Muhammed Rahil
Edited by Praveen Prabhakar
Music bySushin Shyam
Production CompanyMammootty kampany
Distributor Wayfarer Films (India)
Truth Global Films (Overseas)

Kannur Squad Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Mammootty as ASI George Martin
  • Rony David Raj as CPO Jayakumar P. Vasu a.k.a. Jayan
  • Azees Nedumangad as CPO Jose Skaria
  • Shabareesh Varma as CPO Muhammed Shafi T. A.
  • Kishore as SP Manu Needhi Cholan IPS, District Police Chief, Kasaragod
  • Vijayaraghavan as SP Krishnalal T. K. IPS, District Police Chief, Kannur
  • Arjun Radhakrishnan as Ameer Shah
  • Dhruvan as Zulfiqar Ali, Ameer’s elder brother
  • Deepak Parambol as Riyas
  • Sunny Wayne as Reghu, a photojournalist
  • Sarath Sabha as Vinod Kollaattu
  • Afsana Lakshmi as Farha, Wahab’s daughter
  • Manoj K. U. as Abdul Wahab
  • Resh Lamba as Hathoda
  • Nalneesh Neel as Bambiha
  • Shine Tom Chacko as CPO Subhash, Malappuram Special Branch (cameo appearance)
  • Ankith Madhav as Constable Yogesh Yadav, UP Police
  • Sivadas Kannur as Premachandran
  • Mullai Arasi as Vanaja
  • Sajin Cherukayil as Sreekumar
  • Shebin Benson as Ramzan Abdul Wahab
  • S. P. Sreekumar as Shiju Velayudhan
  • Manohar Pandey as Pawan
  • Susmita Sur as Veerangana, Pawan’s wife
  • Saraswat Pandey as Guddu
  • Gibin Gopinath as Motor Vehicle Inspector, Thiruvananthapuram RTO
  • Benzi Mathews as IGP Tony Maliyil IPS, North Zone
  • Seju K. Eapan as DYSP Sajeevan
  • Anoop Trivedi as PC Jhandulal, Mumbai Police
  • Avinash Pandey as SI Laxman Trivedi, Ayodhya Police
  • Catherine Maria was a girl in Tikri, Uttar Pradesh


ASI George Martin and his team consisting of Jose, Jayan, and Shafi – known as the Kannur Squad is assigned to investigate a dacoity and murder of a politician named Abdul Wahab in Kasaragod, where the team sets out to arrest the culprits within a short period despite obstacles within and outside the system.

Kannur Squad Movie Box Office Collection & Budget:

Budget₹26–32 crore
Worldwide Collection₹82 crore (US$10 million)

Kannur Squad Movie tracklist:

1.Mrudhu Bhaave Dhruda KruthyeVinayak SasikumarSushin Shyam, Sreya Rupesh, Gowri S, Prijith, Aditya Ajay, Chinmayi Kiranbal5:32
2.Kalan PuliVinayak SasikumarAmal Jose, Sushin Shyam3:17
3.Kannur Squad ThemeSushin Shyam1:54

About Kannur Squad Movie:

Kannur Squad marks the fourth production of Mammootty Kampany, following Nanpakal Nerathu Mayakkam.

It will also be the directorial debut of cinematographer Roby Varghese Raj, who has previously worked in Puthiya Niyamam and Great Father.

The film is influenced by the police squad that originated in Kannur and came to be known as the Kannur Squad. The squad is still operational and has a total of nine members. The film focuses on four police officers, played by Mammootty, Rony David Raj, Shabaresh Varma, and Azeez Nedumangad.

The film was officially announced in January 2023 under the tentative title Megastar 421, and the title of the film was announced by Mammootty on 11 February 2023 as Kannur Squad.

Roby Varghese began writing the story during the COVID-19 lockdown, and the initial draft resembled a documentary. He went through several changes and refined the script while preserving its core elements. He then approached Mammootty, who was impressed by the script and agreed to produce the film.

Director Roby’s brother Rony David was a co-writer and actor for the film. Rony David Raj and Roby Varghese Raj’s father, C. T. Rajan, had earlier produced Mammootty starrer Mahayanam (1988).

The principal photography of the film began on 27 December 2022. Mammootty joined the film set on 1 January 2023.

The filming took place in Kannur, Kasaragod, Wayanad, Ernakulam, Thiruvananthapuram, Pala, Pune, Mumbai, Uttar Pradesh, Belgaum, Mangalore and Coimbatore.

The entire filming wrapped on 6 April 2023 after a 91-day schedule in Wayanad.

Kannur Squad was censored with a U/A certificate by the Censor Board prior to its release.

The film was released in theatres on 28 September 2023. The film opened to critical acclaim, praising the direction, writing, cinematography, and the cast performances. It was distributed in Kerala by Wayfarer Films and the overseas distribution was done by Truth Global Films.

It was screened in more than 130 theatres in GCC countries. The film was released in 160 theatres in Kerala on the first day and was screened in over 250 theatres on the second day.