Madhura Raja is a 2019 Indian Malayalam-language action film directed by Vysakh, written by Udaykrishna and starring Mammootty, Anusree, Jai, and Jagapathi Babu in the lead roles alongside Siddique, Vijayaraghavan, and Nedumudi Venu in supporting roles. The music is composed by Gopi Sundar. This film marks the debut of Jai in Malayalam cinema. The film is a spin-off to 2010 film Pokkiri Raja and Mammootty reprises his role as Raja. Madhura Raja was released worldwide on 12 April 2019.
The films starts with SI Balachandran aka Balu, an honest police officer who heads to Pambinthurthu to confront and arrest V. R. Nadesan, an illegal liquor brewer. He fails to do so after a fellow policeman betrays him, and there, he is mauled to death by Nadeshan’s hounds.
The story progresses to 25 years later, where Madhavan Nair and his brother in law visit Pambinthurthu on the basis of the complaints put forward by the school staff on the island. Nadesan tries to oppose them. Chinnan is sent to help Madhavan, but the situation goes out of hand when Chinnan gets arrested. Hearing this, Raja arrives and frees Chinnan. He sets to eliminate Nadesan. Later, he enters as the opposite candidate to Nadesan in an upcoming election. Raging over Raja’s influence on the localities, Nadesan lures and kills Chinnan. In revenge, Raja later kills Nadeshan. Raja wins the election and becomes a minister.
Directed by Vysakh
Produced by Nelson Ipe
Screenplay by Udaykrishna
Starring Mammootty, Anusree, Jai, Jagapathi Babu
Music by Gopi Sunder
Cinematography Shaji Kumar
Edited by Mahesh Narayanan & Sunil S Pillai
Production Nelson Ipe Cinemas
Distributed by UK Studios Release
Release date 12 April 2019