• Fri. Dec 1st, 2023

Anjaam Pathiraa is a 2020 Indian Malayalam-language psychological crime thriller film directed by and starring in the lead role. The film follows the investigation of a series of gruesome murders in the city of Kochi and the attempts of the police to catch the killer.


Anjaam Pathiraa is a crime thriller that revolves around a series of murders that take place in Kochi. The killer is targeting police officers and is always a step ahead of the police force. The film follows the story of Anwar Hussain (), a criminology professor who assists the police in their investigation. With his expertise, Anwar manages to provide vital clues that help the police to identify the killer. However, as the investigation progresses, Anwar realizes that the killer has a personal vendetta against him, and he becomes the next target.


Anjaam Pathiraa is a well-crafted crime thriller that keeps the audience on the edge of their seats throughout. The film is well-paced, and the suspense builds up steadily as the investigation progresses. The director has done an excellent job of maintaining the tension and keeping the audience engaged.

delivers an outstanding performance as Anwar Hussain. He is convincing as a criminology professor and brings a sense of urgency to his character as he races against time to catch the killer. The supporting cast also delivers strong performances, and their chemistry adds to the overall impact of the film.

The film's music and cinematography also deserve special mention. The score by Sushin Shyam is haunting and adds to the film's overall mood. The cinematography by Shyju Khalid is top-notch, and he captures the mood and tone of the film perfectly.


Anjaam Pathiraa has won several awards, including the Kerala State Film Award for Best Popular Film and the Filmfare Award for Best Film (Malayalam). won the Asianet Film Award for Best Actor and the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor.


Anjaam Pathiraa has been a commercial and critical success, both in India and internationally. The film has a rating of 8.1/10 on IMDB and has been praised for its suspenseful plot and strong performances. The film's popularity has also led to talks of a potential sequel.

Directed by
Produced by Ashiq Usman
Written by
Starring , , , , ,
Music by Sushin Shyam
Cinematography Shyju Khalid
Edited by Saiju Sreedharan
Ashiq Usman Productions Manual Movie Makers
Distributed by Central Pictures
Release date 10 January 2020 (India)
Running time 144 minutes
Country India
Language Malayalam
Budget ₹ 7 crore
Box office est. ₹60 crore

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