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Biju Menon and Vineeth Srinivasan starrer Malayalam crime drama Thankam to exclusively premiere on Prime Video from February 20


_Produced by Bhavana Studios in association with Fahadh Faasil and Friends and Working Class Hero, Thankam is directed by Saheed Arafath and written by Syam Pushkaran. The film features Biju Menon and Vineeth Sreenivasan in the lead roles along with the power-packed cast such as Vineeth Thattil David, Aparna Balamurali, and Girish Kulkarni in pivotal roles._

_Prime members in India and over 240 countries and territories worldwide can exclusively stream the crime drama in Malayalam starting February 20_

MUMBAI, India – 18 February 2023 – Prime Video today announced the global digital streaming premiere of the Malayalam crime drama, Thankam, starring popular actors Biju Menon and Vineeth Sreenivasan in lead roles on February 20. Directed by Saheed Arafath, and written by Syam Pushkaran, the film is produced by Fahadh Faasil, Dileesh Pothan and Syam Pushkaran. The crime drama also features Vineeth Thattil David, Aparna Balamurali, and Girish Kulkarni in pivotal roles. After a successful theatrical run, Thankam will now be available for film buffs in India and more than 240 countries and territories worldwide on Prime Video.

Thankam revolves around three friends Muthu (Biju Menon), Kannan (Vineeth Sreenivasan), and Bijoy (Vineeth Thattil David), who are involved in the gold trade in Thrissur, the gold capital of India. Trouble starts when the trio heads out to Tamil Nadu for a business-cum-pleasure trip. However, their plans go awry when a murder case linked to them appears in Mumbai. The film further focuses on their journey to Mumbai and the subsequent setbacks they encounter.

“During its theatrical run, Thankam was appreciated by the audience for its strong storyline, exceptional visuals, and power-packed performances by the cast, and we are overwhelmed by the response,” said producer Fahadh Faasil. “I am grateful to the entire cast and crew associated with the film who worked tirelessly to make this film a success. I am thrilled to now take this film to the global audience with Prime Video, with whom I have had a wonderful collaboration in the past.”

Speaking about the film’s streaming premiere, actor Biju Menon said, “It was a thrilling experience to play the character of a goldsmith in Thankam. The film is set in the city of Thrissur, and I belong to the city, so it was very easy for me to connect with it. I am delighted with the overwhelming response that the film has received from the audiences upon its theatrical release. We are now very excited to get the reactions of viewers worldwide who will get to watch the film on Prime Video.”

“Thankam is a special film for me as I got to work once again with one of the finest actors like Biju Menon,” said actor Vineeth Sreenivasan. “I love to play characters that provide depth to the storyline and challenge me as an actor. Working on this crime drama was truly an incredible experience for me and I am happy that now the viewers will experience our labor of love globally on Prime Video.”