Chathur Mukham (transl. The Fourth Face) is a 2021 Indian techno-horror thriller film directed by Ranjeet Kamala Sankar and Salil V for the screenplay written by Abhayakumar K and Anil Kurian. The film stars Manju Warrier, Sunny Wayne and Alencier Ley Lopez, with Niranjana Anoop, Babu Annur, Shyamaprasad and Rony David in supporting roles. Manoj has edited the film while Abinandhan Ramanujam handled the cinematography. Dawn Vincent composed the original songs and background score. The film is jointly produced by Jiss Toms and Justin Thomas under Jiss Toms Movies and Manju Warrier Productions.
Chathur Mukham is the story of that nightmare, when over acceptance and dependence on technology can take a turn for the worse, leaving one’s best friend as the worst enemy. The movie, with the international title ‘The Fourth Face’ is selected to the 25th Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFAN) in South Korea, one of the premier festivals for fantasy and horror. It is showcased in the World Fantastic Red sections of the festival.
Story plot of malayalam movie chathur mukham
Clement is a retired professor from the Kerala Agricultural University who has also been an avid science enthusiast all his life. Antony, a young man has come to meet Clement with a peculiar problem. He believes that Clement can find a solution to this ‘never seen before’ phenomenon. Over a cup of tea, Antony details the story of a young, bright woman – Thejaswini. She is a woman of today’s times being a complete social media addict and constantly attached to her phone. Together with Antony, she runs a CCTV solutions business at Thiruvananthapuram. Thejaswini is from a middle-class family and believes that every girl should have a good education and attain financial stability before her nuptials. Thejaswini’s parents are getting older and her sole sibling is an elder brother Bijesh who is not on talking terms with her. While attending a ‘Mudiyattam’ ritual at the Temple, an ‘accident’ renders Thejaswini’s smart phone useless.
With the intention of having a cheaper phone as a stand by for the time being, Thejaswini comes across an ‘unheard’ brand of phone on a local reseller website. The phone has attractive features, a low price and an accompanying free gift. Soon as she purchases the phone and it arrives via courier, unnatural events start to happen around her. These occurrences which seem way out of the normal, start to impact Thejaswini’s work, self and even her body, so much so that she tries to get rid of the new purchase by various means, only to find it pulling her back to itself with greater force. Thejaswini suspects that there is something much deeper behind these events and that its somehow connected to her. She along with Antony set out on the journey to unravel the mystery behind the phone. What the eventual search leads to is life-threatening but Thejaswini and Antony depend on Clement to find a closure to this problem. Clement though shaken due to the ‘unexplainable’ incidents, consults his friend Ramachandran who advises him to keep aside the ego of a scientist and accept the issue to arrive at an out-of-the-box solution. Will the trio able to arrive at a workable solution and execute it successfully before the supernatural phenomenon seizes their lives completely forms rest of the story
Songs of movie Chathurmugham
Music by Dawn Vincent
Song / Title (click on the song for malayalam movie lyrics of film chathurmugham)
- Mayakondu – Shweta Mohan
- Paathiyil theerunno – Amrita Jayakumar
Trailer of malayalam movie chathurmugham