Marma Vazhakku is a 2021 Indian Malayalam-language crime thriller directed by Tanu Balak and written by Sreenath V. Nath, that stars Prithviraj Sukumaran in the lead role and also features Aditi Balan, Pooja Mohanraj, Anil Nedumangad, Lakshmi Priyaa Chandramouli, Anand and Rajesh Hebbar in supporting roles. The plot follows two parallel investigations of a paranormal murder case by IPS officer M. Sathyajith (Prithviraj) and investigative journalist Medha Padmaja (Aditi), who eventually cross paths.
The film marks the directorial debut of cinematographer Tanu Balak. With a formal announcement made in September 2020, the principal shooting of the film began on 31 October, and was completed on 7 December 2020. It was filmed mostly in Trivandrum around 36 days. Prakash Alex composed the film score while Gireesh Gangadharan and Jomon T. John jointly handled the cinematography, and Shameer Muhammed edited the film. Cold Case was released on 30 June 2021 on Amazon Prime Video, bypassing theatrical release due to COVID-19-related cinema closures.
Directed by Tanu Balak
Written by Sreenath V. Nath
Produced by Anto Joseph, Jomon T. John & Shameer Muhammed
Starring Prithviraj Sukumaran
Cinematography Gireesh Gangadharan & Jomon T. John
Edited by Shameer Muhammed
Music by Prakash Alex
Production Anto Joseph Film Company, Plan J Studios & AP International
Distributed by Amazon Prime Video
Release date 30 June 2021
Running time 140 minutes