Govardhan, a doctor by profession, is wrongly accused of bombing a train and is jailed by the British in Cellular Jail, also known as Kala Pani, in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. He witnesses the sufferings of hundreds of Indian prisoners there.
Jagannathan, a mafia don in Bombay moves to Kanimangalam village. He wins the love of the locals, but finds trouble with a feudal lord, Appan Thamburan, after he decided to resume a traditional festival banned by Appan.
The peace and harmony existing between two religious communities in a local Indian village, gets shattered by a riot planned by ambitious politicians. Followed by his family's tragic death in the riot, Raghuraman - the son of a local Hindu priest swears revenge against opposite community. With the intention to wipe out them, Raghuraman joins an armed extremist group. They find that the people of opposite community have already taken refuge in a Holy Guru's monastery, where Raghuraman also manages to disguise and take refuge. Raghuraman and his friends plan to bomb the monastery and kill the refugees.They anticipate their job to be an easy one.But things were not at all easy as they anticipated.Written by
Movie was chosen as India's official entry to the Oscars to be considered for nomination in the Best Foreign Film category for the year 1997, making it the first Malayalam film to be chosen for the same. See more »
The first Malayalam movie to be nominated for an Oscar
A great story that affects the mystical life of the human mind from an idea that has conjoined the social condition of the modern age and affects an existential life and the existing life of the people The making of the film was reminiscent of everyone's attention , Guru ... that was a movie. The valley of the blind is beautiful and picturesque ...
The question and the answer is a painting of how cruel religious thinking can be blind.
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