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FILMOGRAPHY

VEETTILEKKULLA VAZHI ( THE WAY HOME ) 2010

Veettilekkulla Vazhi

Veettilekkulla Vazhi

Veettilekkulla Vazhi (English: The Way Home) is a 2010 Indian Malayalam adventure drama film written and directed by Dr. Biju. It stars Prithviraj, Indrajith and Master Govardhan in the lead roles. The film's world premiere took place at the 12th Mumbai Film Festival on 22 October 2010 as the opening film in the Indian Frames section. It was an official selection for 28 international film festivals across the globe. It won the award for Best Feature Film in Malayalam at the 58th National Film Awards and the NETPAC Award at International film festival of Kerala. It also received accolades at the Zanzibar International Film Festival and Imagine India Film Festival, Spain. The film released in theatres in Kerala on August 5, 2011.


The film's story revolves around a doctor (Prithviraj) with a haunting past. He witnessed his wife (Malavika) and five-year-old son die in an explosion at a market in Delhi. Now working at a prison hospital, the doctor is assigned the case of a woman in critical condition, a surviving member from a suicide squad of the ‘Indian Jihadi’, a notorious terrorist group. Despite the doctor’s best efforts, the woman dies. But before dying, she entrusts him to find her five-year-old son and unite him with his father. The father is revealed to be Abdul Zuban Tariq, head of the terrorist group. Finding the boy in Kerala, the doctor and child set out on a journey to find his father. The journey follows the contemporary and mysterious path of the terrorist network in the vast country through various Indian states and with many unexpected incidents. Veettilekkulla Vazhi is an adventure drama highlighting human relationships. It emphasizes the path of love, survival, innocence and humanity, exploring a bloodstained facet of contemporary terrorism in India. The film is a travelogue through the most beautiful landscapes of India.


Production

Veettilekkulla Vazhi is the third directorial venture of Dr. Biju whose previous films are Saira and Raman. Veettilekkulla Vazhi is an adventure drama that wants to explore the bloodstained facets of present-day terrorism. Produced by B. C. Joshi under the banner of Soorya Cinema, the film was mainly shot from Ladakh, Kashmir, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bikkneer, Ajmer, Pushkarand, Delhi and Kerala.