Karutha Joothan Malayalam Movie
National Award Film winning actor Salim Kumar turns to his second directorial venture titled Karutha Joothan (Black Jew). The director himself penned the script for the film and he also produces the film. Salim kumar handles the lead character while Ramesh Pisharody, Shivaji Guruvayoor, Subheesh Sudhi, Babu Annoor and Usha are handling other significant characters. The film is based on the history of Jewish community in Kerala. The film has won the Best Story Award in the Kerala State Film Awards. The film goes through the history of Jewish, they reside in Mala village in Thrissur, Kerala. Congress (Political Party) leader T.N. Prathapan plays a pivotal role in this film.
Salim Kumar debuted to direction through the film Compartment, which was based on story of disabled children. Now he returned back with an entirely different theme of Jewish background. Salim has won the National Award as well as Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor category for his performance in the film Adaminte Makan Abu. After that he had appeared only few films, he last appeared in Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan. Now he has penned the script for his second directorial venture and has won the Best Story Award in the 47th Kerala State Film Award.
Along With Salim Kumar, Ramesh Pisharody, Babu Annoor and Subheesh Sudhi are appear in other prominent roles. Film essays the roots of Jewish in Kerala and shows how Aron (Central character) investigates the history of his community. During the investigation he met with an accident and it also tells about the problems faced by him. The viewers have an expectation on this award winning story and awaiting for the release.
B.R Biju composes the music, both the tracks and score are handle by him. Sreejith Vijayan is the Man who behind the camera and Editing is done by Prem Sai. The film is produced by Salim Kumar along with Madhavan Chettikkal.
Cast & Crew
- Direction/ Written Salim Kumar
- Producer Salim Kumar, Madhavan Chettikkal
- Cinematography Sreejith Vijayan
- Music B.R Biju
- Edit Prem Sai
- Art Davinci Suresh
- Salim Kumar
- Ramesh Pisharody
- Shivaji Guruvayoor
- Subheesh Sudhi
- Babu Annoor
- T.N. Prathapan
Release Date : 18 August 2017