Sibi Malayil

Kireedam - 1989
(The Crown)

Achuthan Nair, a Police Head Constable dreams of his son Sethumadhavan becoming a Sub-Inspector of Police, but circumstances force Sethumadhavan to fight against local gangsters. He loses his home and his fiancée and is listed among the criminals and his father is shattered.

Direction: Sibi Malayil
Screenplay: Lohithadas
Cast: Mohanlal, Thilakan, Parvathy, Kaviyoor Ponnamma
Cinematography: S Kumar
Editor: L Bhoominathan
Music: Johnson

Sadayam - 1992
(With Compassion)

The film looks back to the life and the incidents, which lead the protagonist, Satyanath, to commit a heinous crime of murdering four including two minor girls, and gets capital punishment.

An orphan, Sathyanath’s childhood was difficult, full of humiliation. It was a priest who finds the talent in him and rears him. He becomes a painter and comes to the neighborhood of a family comprising of five members, two of them prostitutes. Depressed by the fact that the two kids too own a same future, as the fifth member, one at the verge of adulthood, falls into the same disgrace, he kills them, may be out of compassion for them. For this heinous crime, the State executes him.

Direction: Sibi Malayil
Screenplay: M T Vasudevan Nair
Cast: Mohanlal, Nedumudi Venu, Sreenivasan, Murali, Thilakan, Mathu, Lalitha K P A C, Baby Kaveri
Cinematography: Anandakuttan
Editing: L Bhoominathan
Music: Johnson

Ente Veedu…Appoontem… - 2002
(My Home…Apoo’s Too…)

Nine-year-old Vasu is unable to accept that he is to have a baby brother. Viswanathan’s family is picture perfect with wife Meera and Son Vasudev. Meera dotes on the child, though she is his stepmother.

Vasu and Meera share an unusual and loving bond. When the baby is born, he is very happy and names him Apoo. But gradually, Vasu craves for attention. One day, feeling neglected, he sprays pesticide on little Apoo, only hoping to make him ill. But the baby dies. The whole family is in a state of shock and despair. The post mortem report confirms the death as unnatural…

Direction: Sibi Malayil
Screenplay: Bobby, Sanjay
Cast: Kalidas, Jayaram, Jyothirmayi, Nedumudi Venu
Cinematography: Venu
Editing: L Bhoominathan
Music: Ouseppachan

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