Peruvazhiyambalam by Padmarajan is the screenplay of the famous Malayalam movie by the same name. It was initially written as a novel. The book tells the story of a teenaged boy Raman, who accidentally kills the local thug Prabhakaran Pillai in self defence. The thug was a person hated by almost everyone in the village. Some of his enemies help Raman to escape and then he comes to terms with his new life. The author explores the mind of the teenage murderer, the guilt that he feels and what he does in the aftermath. He also examines the society that worships and detests masculinity at the same time.
P. Padmarajan is an Indian author, screenwriter and director renowned for his works in Malayalam. He brought in a new wave of filmmaking along with Bharathan in the 1980s. His movies were widely acclaimed by the critics while being received well by the audience. Some of his other works include Manjukalam Notta Kuthira, Kazhinja Vasandakalathil, etc.
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