CBI 5: The Brain is the fifth film in the CBI series of investigative thriller films in Malayalam. The series of films have the same central character, Mammootty as Sethurama Iyer and the first film dates back to 1988.
CBI 5: The Brain goes with the tagline 'The man with no boundaries'. The intriguing teaser re-introduces the character of Sethurama Iyer after a gap of 17 years.
While the teaser does not give away many plot points, it opens up with something related to the death of the Gandhi family. He says, "Sanjay Gandhi, Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi were all assassinated" But the central question is, "beyond the facts, is there a common element or agency that connects the events?"
It looks like the film will deal with an investigation connected to the assassinations. It will be interesting to see what the fifth film of the series has in store for us. The film will soon hit the theatres.
You can watch the teaser here:
All the five films in the CBI thriller series are written by SN Swamy and directed by K Madhu. The other four films are Oru CBI Diary Kurippu (1988), Jagratha (1989), Sethurama Iyer CBI (2004), and Nerariyan CBI (2005).
In CBI 5, apart from Mammootty, Jagathy Sreekumar (Vikram) and Mukesh (Chacko) as CBI officers and Sai Kumar (Sathyadas) as police DySP are reprising their roles. The additional cast includes Renji Panicker, Soubin Shahir, Dileesh Pothan, Sudev Nair, Kaniha and Ramesh Pisharody.
The film is produced by Swargachitra Appachan and the music is composed by Jakes Bejoy.