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Kadhavaseshan (English: The Deceased) is a 2004 Malayalam mystery drama film written and directed by T. V. Chandran, starring Dileep and Jyothirmayi in the lead roles.[2][3] Veteran Bengali actress Gita Dey made a special appearance. It was the first movie in the 2002 Gujarat Riots trilogy by the director, the second one being Vilapangalkkappuram and the third and final one being Bhoomiyude Avakashikal.[4][5] The narratives of all these films begin on the same day, 28 February 2002, that is, on the day after the Godhra train burning in Gujarat.[6] The film was released on November 11 on the Eve of Diwali.

Directed byT. V. Chandran
Written byT. V. Chandran
Produced byDileep
CinematographyK.G. Jayan
Edited byV. P. Krishnakumar
Music byM. Jayachandran
Isaac Thomas Kottukapally[1] (BGM)
Distributed byKalasangham Films
Release date
  • 11 November 2004 (2004-11-11)
Running time
120 minutes


Gopinathan Menon (Dileep), an engineer, is found dead in his flat. Renuka (Jyothirmayi), his fiancee, wants to know the cause of his death. Hence, she decides to investigate the case, unravelling his last days through the perspective of people he interacted with. Finally she understands that Gopi committed suicide out of the shame of being alive in such a merciless society.



Award Category Recipient(s) Result
Kerala State Film Awards Kerala State Film Award for Second Best Film Kadhavaseshan Won
Kerala State Film Award for Best Screenplay T. V. Chandran Won
Kerala State Film Award for Best Music Director M Jayachandran Won


Soundtrack album by
GenreFeature film soundtrack
LanguageMalayalam, Gujarati
External audio
  Audio Jukebox on YouTube

The film's soundtrack album and score was composed by music director M Jayachandran. The Malayalam lyrics on the album were penned by writers Gireesh Puthanchery and the Gujarati lyrics by Gauhar Raza.

List of songs
1."Kannum Nattu"Gireesh PuthancheryP Jayachandran, Vidyadharan03:43
2."Mere Duniyame"Gauhar RazaShalini04:01
Total length:7:36


  1. ^ "Music composer Isaac Thomas Kottukapally passes away".
  2. ^ Thomas, KT (11 November 2014). "Kathavasheshan Malayalam movie Review". nowrunning. Retrieved 12 September 2011.
  3. ^ "Kathavaseshan".
  4. ^ C. S. Venkiteswaran (4 October 2012). "All things bright and beautiful ..." The Hindu. Archived from the original on 8 October 2012. Retrieved 28 October 2012.
  5. ^ Ammu Zachariah (9 August 2012). "A movie for the real inheritors of earth". The Times of India. Indiatimes.com. Archived from the original on 15 December 2013. Retrieved 28 October 2012.
  6. ^ "ഇവിടെ എന്ത് മാറ്റം?". Mathrubhumi (in Malayalam). 30 June 2012. Archived from the original on 30 June 2012. Retrieved 30 June 2012.
  7. ^ "20 Best Malayalam film performances of the past two decades". Times of India. 6 January 2021. Retrieved 21 April 2021.
  8. ^ ""I have lamented over my figure" - Indrans".
  9. ^ "Actor Vijayan Peringode passes away".

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