Cast:Meera Jasmine, Kavya Madhavan, Dileep , Vineeth, Salim Kumar ,Biju Menon
Perumazhakkalam is a Malayalam film directed by Kamal which tells the story about Raziya (Meera Jasmine) whos is married to Akbar (Dileep).Akbar works and lives in Gulf whereas Raziya lives with her daughter in her hometown Kerala.Raziya’s life goes happier until she came to know one day that her husband was in jail and sentenced to death for killing his fellow colleague Raghu Rama Iyer (Vineeth). Raghu Rama Iyer comes from a traditional tamil Brahmin family whom worked in Gulf.His family lives in an agraharam in a seperate kerala town .Raziya on the other hand comes from a traditional Muslim family was much worried about the situation and her only option now to save her husband is to get a pardon letter from Raghu ram iyer’s wife Ganga (Kavya Madhavan).Raziya along with her father and with the help of her father-in-law tries to visit Ganga,but gets failed when Ragu ram iyer’s family members were opposed to it.Ganga was informed not to meet or pardon the family.
Meanwhile Akbar’s friend (Biju Menon) arrives to Kerala from Gulf and meets Raziya and gives his full support and needful help for her to come out of this terrible situation.Raziya meet local minister ,but nothing helps her.Then Raziya meets Ganga one day and seeks pardon for her husband.Ganga refuses it and Raziya was forced out by Ganga’s family members from the Agraharam.After several attempts which gets failed Raziya goes back to her hometown with no hope.But later Ganga changes her mind to save Akbar.Along with the help of a local priest Ganga leaves her home one fine morning before dawn, without informing anyone in the family.She travels and meet Raziya in her home and expresses her pardon for Akbar.Raziya is overjoyed and awaits for her husband to return from Gulf after his release.Meanwhile when Ganga goes back to her family she was forced to leave the house as Ragu ram family dislikes her decission.Both Raziya and Akbar later meets Ganga where she is staying alone with her only daughter and thanks her.The film ends as Ganga’s daughter starts playing with Raziya’s daughter.
Most of the song sequences were good and especially ‘Mehruba’ is entertaining and ‘Chenthar Mizhi’ is an artistic one.The screenplay been well handled and Meera Jasmine’s acting was spellbounding.Throught the film it rains and it wets ones heart too.Its all about sympathy in the end.
2005 – National Film Award for Best Film on Other Social Issues