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"A hospital which is working for money.. Not for lives."
  • NR
  • 2014
  • 2 hr 18 min
  • 7.1  (550)

Apothecary is a 2014 Indian Malayalam-language medical thriller film directed by Madhav Ramadasan and produced by George Mathew and Baby Mathew Somatheeram. The film features Suresh Gopi, Jayasurya, and Abhirami in lead roles. The movie revolves around Dr. Vijay Nambiar (Suresh Gopi), a renowned neurosurgeon, who loses his license for medical malpractice. Despite his immense talent, he is forced to work as an apothecary (a pharmacist who prepares and dispenses medicines) in a small town in Kerala. His life takes an interesting turn when a local politician's aide dies after consuming a contaminated cough syrup. Dr. Vijay and his assistant Babu (Jayasurya) discover that the medicine was adulterated with a banned chemical, which leads them to a big pharmaceutical company.

As they try to unravel the truth behind the adulterated drugs, they encounter several challenges and roadblocks. The pharmaceutical company, headed by Prathapa Varma played by Abhirami, is a powerful entity that will go to any lengths to protect its interests. Dr. Vijay and Babu face threats and intimidation, but they continue their investigation, determined to bring the culprits to justice. Their quest for truth takes them on a dangerous journey where they have to battle not only the powerful pharmaceutical company but also corrupt government officials and politicians.

Apothecary is a gripping thriller that tackles the issue of counterfeit drugs and the nexus between the pharmaceutical industry and politicians. It sheds light on the dark side of the medical profession and the challenges that honest doctors face. The performances by Suresh Gopi, Jayasurya, and Abhirami are exemplary, and they do justice to their roles. The movie has a fast-paced narrative that keeps the audience engaged and entertained.

The background score and the songs of the movie are composed by Shebin Babu, and they add to the tension and drama of the storyline. The cinematography by Satheesh Kurup is splendid, and it captures the beauty of the Kerala landscape.

Overall, Apothecary is a must-watch for anyone who enjoys medical thrillers. It is a thought-provoking movie that raises important questions about the medical profession and the pharmaceutical industry. The film addresses an issue that affects millions of people across the world and highlights the need for stronger regulations to prevent the proliferation of counterfeit drugs. The movie is a testament to the talent and creativity of the Malayalam film industry and is a must-watch for anyone who enjoys good cinema.

Apothecary is a 2014 drama with a runtime of 2 hours and 18 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.1.

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    7.1  (550)