The play of God
Rajasekharan Jayaraaj Nair
Production: New Generation Cinema
Script: Balram Mattanur
Camera: M. J. Radhakrishnan
Music: Gautam Mukherjee
Edited: B. Lenin, V.T. Vijayan
Starring: Suresh Gopi, Manju Warrier, Lal, Bijumenon, Bindu Panicker
The young Malayalam director Jayaraj
adapted the main theme of Shakespeare drama Othello against the backdrop of Theyyam.
Each year Theyyam festivels take place in North Kerala.
After trance-like dances in extremely lavish outfits, villagers are given
the opportunity to settle current village business with the ‘gods’.
Rajasekharan Jayaraay Nair was born in Kottayam on May 31st, 1960. He graduated with a degree in electronics and telecommunication engineering. He then became a fim director. In the meantime, he has directed 13 feature films in Malayalam.
1988: Vidyarambham (The Dawn of Knowledge). 1989: Aakashakottayile Sultan (The Sultan in Fantasies). 1991: Johnny Walker. 1992: Kudumbasametham (The Rhythm of Family). 1993: Paithrukam (Inheritance); Sopanam (Sanctum). 1994: Highway. 1995: Kadapuram (The Sea Shore); Arabia. 1996: Desadanam (The Journey to Wisdom). 1997: KALIYATTAM (The Play of God). 1998: Thalolam (Lullaby); Sneham (Love).