After Rajinikanth’s Baba, Mohanlal’s this film will be re-released


Releasing notable South Indian stars’ old movies has become more and more popular, with examples including Rajinikanth’s Baba, Pawan Kalyan’s Jalsa, and Mahesh Babu’s Pokiri. Now, to add to the list, the 1995 action movie Spadikam starring superstar Mohanlal will also be returning to theatres in a new guise. The Drishyam actor posted a poster from the movie on Instagram to announce the joyful news.

His post was captioned as, “sheepskin which you have always kept close to your heart is re-released with all the technological excellence of the new era as you wished. Crystal 4k Atmos to hit theaters all over the world on February 9, 2023. Remember this. 28 years ago, on a Thursday like this, you welcomed Adu Thoma with your heart then also… So how is it… Are you sure?”

The story of a small-town criminal who frequently disagrees with his stern school headmaster’s father is told in Spadikam. The action film, which was conceptualized and directed by Bhadran, also features important performances by Thilakan, Urvashi, Spadikam George, K. P. A. C. Lalitha, Rajan P. Dev, Silk Smitha, Nedumudi Venu, Chippy, and V. K. Sreeraman.

The film, which debuted on March 30th, 1995, was well-received by critics and ended up being the top-grossing Malayalam movie of the year. Regarding the technical team behind Spadikam, S. P. Venkatesh contributed the music, and J. Williams and S. Kumar worked together to handle the camera work. M. S. Mani was in charge of the film’s editing.

Mohanlal has interesting films coming up in his pipeline. That includes Barroz, his directorial debut, the Lucifer prequel L2 Empuraan, Shaji Kailas‘ Alone, the third entry in the Drishyam series. Additionally, Mohanlal worked on Ram with director Jeethu Joseph.