Kurukshetra (2008 film)

Kurukshetra is a 2008 Indian Malayalam war film written and directed by Major Ravi. It is a sequel to the 2006 film Keerthi Chakra and the second installment in the Major Mahadevan film series, with Mohanlal reprising his role as Colonel Mahadevan The film is based on the Kargil conflict of 1999 between India and Pakistan. The political situation of the conflict is portrayed from an Indian perspective.

Kurukshetra
Kurukshetra Film.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byMajor Ravi
Produced bySanthosh Damodar
Written byMajor Ravi
StarringMohanlal
Siddique
Biju Menon
Ravi Mariya
Sania Singh
Anjana Chandran
Assim Jamal
Music bySiddharth Vipin
CinematographyLoganathan Srinivasan
Production
company
Damor Cinemas
Release date
  • 8 October 2008 (2008-10-08)
CountryIndia
LanguageMalayalam

The film was a box office success and was one of the highest-grossing Malayalam films of the year.[1] The third film in the series Kandahar was released in 2010 and the fourth film 1971: Beyond Borders was released in 2017.

PlotEdit

The story revolves around the 1999 Kargil War between India and Pakistan. It revolves around the battle of Tololing between Indian Army Colonel Mahadevan and Pakistani Army Colonel Chengiz. In the climax, India wins the war and Mahadevan kills Chengiz and avenges the brutal murder of many Indian soldiers.

CastEdit

SoundtrackEdit

Kurukshetra
Soundtrack album by
Siddharth Vipin
Released2008
GenrePopular music
LanguageMalayalam
LabelManorama Music
ProducerSanthosh Damodar
Siddharth Vipin chronology
Kurukshetra
(2008)
Currency
(2009)

The film have four songs composed by debutant Siddharth Vipin, with lyrics by Gireesh Puthenchery and Bombay S. Kamal (Chalo Chalo).

Track Song Title Singer(s)
1 "Jwalamukhi" Najim Arshad, Arun Gopan, Roshan, Nithin Raj
2 "Oru Yathramozhiyode" M. G. Sreekumar, Swetha
3 "Thathamma" Najim Arshad, Arun Gopan, Roshan, Nithin Raj
4 "Chalo Chalo Jawan" Kailash Kher
5 "Oru Yathramozhiyode" Swetha
6 "Jwalamukhi" Instrumental

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Top 5 Stars at the Box- Office". Sify. Retrieved 25 June 2019.

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