Kooman (film)

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Albert Flores

Kooman: The Night Rider is a 2022 Indian Malayalam-language Investigative thriller film directed by Jeethu Joseph and produced by Listin Stephen and Allwin Antony through Magic Frames and Ananya Films, with a screenplay by K. R. Krishna Kumar. The film stars Asif Ali, with Renji Panicker, Baiju, Baburaj, Riyas Narmakala, Hannah Reji Koshy, Jayan Cherthala, Pauly Valsan, Nandu, Meghanathan, Ramesh Thilak and George Maryan. The film has Asif Ali playing a police constable while Renji Panicker essays his senior officer's role.

The original background score and a song were composed by Vishnu Shyam. Principal photography took place from February to March 2021 lasting 48 days and post-production went up to August 2022. +more Kooman was released on 4th November 2022. The official trailer of the film was released on 27th October 2022.



The story takes place in a hilly village on the Kerala-Tamil Nadu border. The village has people of different cultures from both states. +more The story is about a strict police officer who relocates there and the subsequent events that turn his and many other's lives upside down associated with that police station. Few normal incidents happen in the village, and some from the past suddenly appear to be abnormal. The film gears up to a gripping thriller as the secrets slowly start unfolding.


Asif Ali as Giri * Renji Panicker as CI Somasekharan Pillai * Hannah Reji Koshy * Baburaj as CI Harilal * Baiju as Thampi * Pauly Valsan as Giri's Mother * Meghanathan as SI Sukumaran * Rajesh Paravoor as Manoharan * Adam Ayub as Acharya * Deepak Parambol * Jaffar Idukki * Vinod Bose as CPO Subhash * Prasant Murali as CPO Chandran * Riyas Narmakala as Balanpillai * Abhiram Pothuval as CPO Vinod



The makers kickstarted the principle photography on Feb 24 2022 with the switch-on ceremony. Jeethu Joseph to his social media handle to announce the same and penned, “My next Project Kooman started rolling. +more” It took 32 days to complete the shoot. The post-production of the film was started in march and the director himself announced the release date when the promotions for the movie were ongoing.


The original background score and songs are composed, arranged, and produced by Vishnu Shyam.


The film was released on 4th November 2022, The director Jeethu Joseph and the actor Asif Ali announced the theatrical release of the film through their social media handles.

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