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  • 1993
  • 2 hr 37 min
  • 6.4  (290)

Gandharvam is a 1993 Indian Malayalam-language fantasy drama film starring Mohanlal, Kanchan, and Paravoor Bharathan in prominent roles. The movie is directed by noted director Sangeeth Sivan and has been produced by Sabu Cherian. The film's music has been composed by veteran composer duo SP Venkatesh and Shankar Ganesh. The story revolves around the character of Appu (Mohanlal), a man who is in love with Kannamma (Kanchan), a mythical creature, who is the daughter of Gandharva king Sreedhara Marar (Paravoor Bharathan). Kannamma is cursed to be a fish during the day, and a woman at night, as punishment for her father's sins. Appu and Kannamma fall in love despite the curse and decide to get married, but their relationship is plagued by constant obstacles, including the wrath of Marar and an evil sorcerer who wants to kill Kannamma to gain control of her mystical powers.

The film explores the theme of the immortal love between a man and an extraordinary mythical creature, and how their love is tested by the challenges they face. The movie also highlights the importance of forgiveness and repentance through the character of Sreedhara Marar, who realizes his mistake and seeks redemption.

Mohanlal shines in his performance as Appu, portraying a man deeply in love and willing to fight for his love, even in the face of danger. Kanchan delivers a mesmerizing performance as Kannamma, portraying a creature torn between her love for Appu and her duty to her father. The chemistry between the two leads is palpable and intense, making the audience root for their love story.

Paravoor Bharathan delivers an excellent performance as the antagonist, the Gandharva king, who is blinded by his desire for power and revenge. His portrayal of an angry and ruthless king adds to the overall intensity of the story.

The film's cinematography by Venu is exceptional, with the visuals adding to the overall mystical and magical tone of the movie. The special effects used in the film are also impressive, considering the time period it was made in. The music by SP Venkatesh and Shankar Ganesh is exceptional, complementing the movie's otherworldly themes.

Overall, Gandharvam is an enchanting tale of love, sacrifice, forgiveness, and redemption that stands the test of time. The film's exceptional performances, breathtaking visuals, and excellent music make it a must-watch for any Malayalam cinema lover.

Gandharvam is a 1993 comedy with a runtime of 2 hours and 37 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.4.

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  • Release Date
  • Runtime
    2 hr 37 min
  • IMDB Rating
    6.4  (290)