Ikthara

This movie is directed by the celebrated poet and scriptwriter Sivaprasdad Iravimangalam, hailed by Indian Panorama.

The movie, for the first time in India, provides a new philosophical outlook of life to the whole world about the Baul singers. By revealing the background life of Bhairava, the keeper of a burning ground what the society sees is its archetypal conscience itself.

Here, the basic laws of Siva, concept is transported into the invincible background of archetypal conscience. In the view of Bhairava, it is an evolution, a bare continuation of life itself from the enlivened Siva- Concept to the silent deadly stages of life.

In whatever way one is killed by the brutality of the powerful, for Bhairava, one is only a dead body. The representatives of power – the MLA and the police officer, bound to execute justice
becomes culprits themselves and the helpless have to sacrifice their time. Especially in a time when the children are prone to social atrocities, the movie enables us to enlighten about the stark realities like a mirror upto nature. Yet these reach the audience not through mere declarations of dialogues but through aesthetic scenes and logical portrayal.

The movie gives much scope to topple the beaten track of appreciation by the logical interference of the spectators. The mystic realms of the Baul music is running through the background of the movie throughout. Through this every human being is elevated into a divine culture along with an endless and exquisite love. From the burning ground, Bhairava and the audience are transformed towards an unparalleled world of mystical experience.

  • Sivaprasad Iravimangalam
    Director
  • Sivaprasad Iravimangalam
    Writer
  • Renjith Pillai
    Producer
  • Kannan
    Key Cast
    "Bhairvan"
  • Anagha Janaki
    Key Cast
    "Samurutha"
  • Mahesh Madhavan
    Cinematography
  • Anuraj Vallikkunnu
    Editor
  • Sreedhara Menon
    Music
  • Project Type:
    Feature
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 41 minutes 32 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 19, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    130,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    India
  • Country of Filming:
    India
  • Language:
    Malayalam
  • Shooting Format:
    RED
  • Aspect Ratio:
    1:1.29
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Sivaprasad Iravimangalam

Scripted almost 10 short films and 2 television mega serials performed in several drama serial consistent participated in all kinds of cultural achievements also acquired space as journalist and teacher for several years. Contributing this literal ability to many newspapers and journalist.

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The movie gives much scope to topple the beaten track of appreciation by the logical interference
of the spectators. The mystic realms of the Baul music is running through the background of the movie throughout. Through this every human being is elevated into a divine culture along with an endless and exquisite love.