“Ayyappanum Koshiyum” is a 2020 Indian Malayalam-language action drama film directed by Sachy and starring Prithviraj Sukumaran and Biju Menon in the lead roles. The movie revolves around the conflict between two individuals, Ayyappan Nair (played by Biju Menon), a retired police officer, and Koshi Kurien (played by Prithviraj Sukumaran), a wealthy and influential man.
Synopsis: The movie begins with Ayyappan Nair, a retired police officer, seizing Koshi Kurien's truck for transporting alcohol illegally. Koshi retaliates by seeking revenge on Ayyappan and his family. The conflict between the two escalates, and they engage in a power struggle that becomes a matter of pride and ego. The story then unfolds as Ayyappan and Koshi try to outdo each other in a game of one-upmanship, with the movie delving into themes of power, pride, and ego.
Awards won: The film was both a critical and commercial success, with praise directed towards the performances of the lead actors, the direction, and the screenplay. The movie won several awards, including the Kerala State Film Award for Best Character Actor (Biju Menon), the Asianet Film Award for Best Popular Actor (Prithviraj Sukumaran), and the Filmfare Award for Best Director (Sachy). It was also nominated for several other awards, including the National Film Award for Best Original Screenplay, the Filmfare Award for Best Film, and the Asianet Film Award for Best Actor (Biju Menon).
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|Starring||Prithviraj Sukumaran, Biju Menon, Gowri Nandha, Ranjith,|
|Music by||Jakes Bejoy|
|Edited by||Ranjan Abraham|
|Gold Coin Motion Picture Company|
|Distributed by||Central Pictures|
|Release date||7 February 2020 (India)|
|Running time||176 minutes|
|Box office||est. ₹52 crores|