Sethurama Iyer CBI
: സേതുരാമയ്യര് സിബിഐ) is a 2004 Malayalam film
directed by K Madhu, written by S. N. Swami
, and starring Mammootty
and Jagathy Sreekumar
This film is the third in the series of the CBI investigative thrillers
officer Sethurama Iyer
. Prequels to this film are Oru CBI Diary Kurippu
(1988) and Jagratha
(1989). There was one sequel Nerariyan CBI
(2005). A fifth sequel in the franchise has been announced and is now in the pre-production stage.
The film was a box-office blockbuster.
The movie begins with Sethurama Iyer
visiting Isow Alex (Kalabhavan Mani
), a convicted serial killer who is awaiting his execution. Alex was arrested and convicted for the cold-blooded murder of seven people in two different families. Alex, who had been living a wild life then, had committed the crime high on narcotic drugs. The murder case was left to the CBI for investigation and an able officer, played by Siddique, nabbed Alex in no time. Alex is now a new man, mainly due to the influence of a priest (Gopi), who requests Iyer to visit Alex.
What Alex tells Iyer is startling; he didn't commit one of the seven murders he was convicted for. The murder was that of Manikkunju, a businessman. Manikkunju, along with his daughter-in-law Mosi, was murdered at his house. Alex tells this all the same confessing that he murdered Mosi.... Read More