Malayalam films are receiving a great reception at film festivals across the globe. Following Sanal Kumar Sadidharan’s Chola, Lijo Jose Pellissery’s Jallikettu and Geetu Mohandas’s Moothon, the latest to join the list is Thiruvananthapuram-based Actor Maanav ‘s Lead role Movie Irumbu. It bagged the best Director award at the New York Movie Awards USA recently. and Lead Actor Maanav won best actor Gold Award Winner in Virgin Spring Cinefest international film festival India, kalaburagi International Film Festival karnata And The Scene Film festival USA.
Irumbu belongs to the realm of art films that are not made for the usual Malayalam movie lover. Although it explores the socially relevant topic of rape and victimization of an effected father and mother. The treatment of the subject is completely different from the ones that the Malayali audience is used to. It is raw and as real as it can get, taking you on a ride that is sure to leave lasting impressions. Irumbu a hard-hitting film’s sole intention is to serve as a wake-up call for the atrocities against women results a father slap the system
The movie is aptly titled IRON ( irumbu ) In english. Director Pradeesh Unnikrishnan’s maiden venture written by Nithin narayanan shows what is the right degree and form of punishment for a crime like rape. The camera of Irumbu is handled by Anand Krishna . Art Rupesh, costumes Jisha. The music department is helmed by Midhun Murali and editing by Sreejith kalaiarasu , Stills Sanu Pinnacle . Cast Includes Sreesha Venugopal, Rupesh, Ravi Vazhayil, Parvathi Sriya, Smitha, Mahi, Aji, Etc. The film was produced under the banner of the Gateway Films Group.