Angamaly Diaries is one of the biggest hits that the Malayalam film industry has churned out this year. Released on March 3rd, 2017, the crime drama went on to win critical acclaim among critics and film buffs. A big box office success, there were reports about its makers planning to come up a sequel. However, it has now been clarified that the Angamaly Diaries team would be working together again but that the film would not be a sequel.
Angamaly Diaries had 86 actors making their acting debut and they were chosen by the filmmakers in a audition that was held throughout the state. The star cast had Antony Varghese, Reshma Rajan, Kichu Tellus, Vineeth Vishwam, Tito Wilson, Ullas Jose Chemban, Bitto Davis, Sarath Kumar, and Sinoj Varghese playing pivotal roles.
Lijo Jose Pellissery had donned the director’s robes for this flick and Vijay Babu had bankrolled it under the banner Friday Film House. Prashant Pillai was the music composer for this crime drama.
While Girish Gangadharan is the director of photography, Shameer Mohammad had edited the film. The screenplay was penned by actor Chemban Vinod Jose. Made on a budget of about Rs. 3 crores, the film went on to gross Rs. 25 crores at the box office, making it one of the biggest hits in the Malayalam film industry this year.
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