Indraprastham (film)

Indraprastham is a 1996 Indian Malayalam-language political thriller directed by Haridas, starring Mammootty, Simran, Vikram, and Prakash Raj in the lead roles. The movie was dubbed into Tamil as Delhi Durbar[1] and Telugu as Indraprastham.

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Directed byHaridas
Produced byPremkumar Marath
Written byRobin Thirumala
Music byVidyasagar
CinematographySanjeev Shankar
Edited byK. Sankunny
Release date
  • 23 August 1996 (1996-08-23)
Running time
139 minutes


Chitra Narayan (Simran), a political journalist with Observer Daily in Delhi, is in love with Kiran Verma (Akshay Anand), a budding actor. She intrudes into the illegal affairs of Paul B. Issac (Devan), a Delhi-based politician. Paul B. Issac commits a murder and gets actor Kiran's face morphed onto his body in the video, whereby he traps him for the crime. Kiran is jailed under the charge of murder. Chitra gets the video tape, and she smells foul and tries to reveal the truth behind the morphing of images. She is followed by the goons of Paul. Chitra reaches Bangalore, but the goons reach there after her. She is saved by Sathish Menon (Mammootty), a software engineer. He becomes her savior. After watching the video, Sathish realizes the truth behind the crime and decides to expose Paul B. Issac. Meanwhile, Kiran is killed. Sathish's software company suffers huge setbacks, after the illegal influence of Paul, causing huge losses. Sathish openly begins his battle for justice for Chitra.



Music : Vidyasagar

Song Title Singers
"Thanka Thinkal" M. G. Sreekumar, K. S. Chitra
"Parayumo Mookayamaame" K. J. Yesudas
"Mazhavillin Kottarathhil" Sujatha Mohan, Biju Narayanan
"Dekho Simple Magic" Biju Narayanan
"Bolo Bolo" K. J. Yesudas


Despite the film was a major release during festival season in Kerala, it could not make profit ending up as a flop. The film's Tamil version Delhi Durbar faced issues as the film as the owner of the film's rights, Hirachand, received a poor quality of the film from the producer.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Madras High Court quashes complaint lodged by film producer". The Hindu. 6 April 2011. Archived from the original on 1 February 2015. Retrieved 26 February 2020.

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