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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. The third film in the series Kandahar was released in 2010 and the fourth film 1971: Beyond Borders was released in 2017.

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Theatrical release poster
Directed by Major Ravi
Produced by Santhosh Damodar
Written by Major Ravi
Starring Mohanlal
Biju Menon
Ravi Mariya
Sania Singh
Anjana Chandran
Assim Jamal
Music by Siddharth Vipin
Cinematography Loganathan Srinivasan
Damor Cinemas
Release date
  • 8 October 2008 (2008-10-08)
Country India
Language Malayalam



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.



Soundtrack album by Siddharth Vipin
Released 2008
Genre Popular music
Language Malayalam
Label Manorama Music
Producer Santhosh Damodar

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

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