Garudan (transl. The Eagle) is a 2023 Indian Malayalam-language crime drama thriller film directed by Arun Varma in his directorial debut, written by Midhun Manuel Thomas and produced by Listin Stephen. It stars Suresh Gopi and Biju Menon in the lead roles, alongside an ensemble cast including Jagadish, Siddique, Thalaivasal Vijay, Dileesh Pothan, Abhirami, Divya Pillai, Arjun Nandhakumar, Nishanth Sagar, Major Ravi and Jayan Cherthala.
The film follows DCP Harish Madhav (Suresh Gopi), a straightforward cop and Nishanth Kumar (Biju Menon), a college professor who get entangled in a crime and one has to fight for his integrity and other has to fight for justice.
Harish Madhav is investigating a series of murders that are being committed by a serial killer. He is under pressure to catch the killer before he strikes again.
Nishanth Kumar is a professor who is teaching a course on criminology. He is fascinated by the mind of the serial killer and wants to understand what motivates him.
As Harish Madhav and Nishanth Kumar investigate the murders, they start to uncover a conspiracy that goes much deeper than they could have imagined. They also realize that they are in danger themselves.
- Suresh Gopi as DCP Harish Madhav
- Biju Menon as Nishanth Kumar
- Thalaivasal Vijay
- Dileesh Pothan
- Divya Pillai
- Arjun Nandhakumar
- Nishanth Sagar
- Major Ravi
- Jayan Cherthala
The film is scheduled to be released in theaters on 17 November 2023.
The film has been praised for its performances, direction, and screenplay. It has also been noted for its realistic portrayal of crime and police investigation.
The film is expected to be a commercial success, given the star power of the lead actors and the positive critical reception.
Overall, Garudan looks like a well-made and exciting crime thriller that is sure to keep audiences entertained.