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Virus is a Tamil dubbed thriller drama movie starring Kunchacko Boban, Tovino Thomas, Asif Ali, and Parvathy Thiruvothu. Set against the backdrop of the 2018 Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala, the story revolves around the impact of the unknown deadly virus that killed several people across various districts in Kerala. How the doctors and local individuals join hands to risk their life and combat the deadly virus forms the rest of the story.

Details About Virus Movie :

Movie Released Date
7 Jun 2019
  • Drama
  • Thriller
Audio Languages:
  • Tamil
  • Tovino Thomas
  • Parvathy Thiruvothu
  • Kunchacko Boban
  • Revathi
  • Rahman
  • Aashiq Abu

Keypoints about Virus :

1. Total Episode duration: 2h 24m

2. Audio Language: Tamil

Introduction to the movie “Virus” 

Virus, originally released in Malayalam and subsequently dubbed in the Tamil language, is a medical thriller movie. It is co-produced and directed by Aashiq Abu. The Malayalam movie is based on the 2018 Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala and was shot in 2019. Virus movie was officially released on 7th June 2019. The Tamil version of the film has also been given the same name and was released on Zee5. The duration of the movie is 2 hours and 32 minutes. 

Story of the Virus movie

Virus revolves around the infectious outbreak caused by the Nipah virus in Kerala. It is based on a real-life story and features several people who were infected in the southern state. Many individuals put up a valiant fight to overcome the mayhem caused by the outbreak, and their roles have been enacted by talented characters in the movie. The main plot of Virus is set in the Kozhikode area of Kerala. It shows heroic efforts by people in containing the spread of the Nipah virus, thus, saving the lives of many people. 

The characters in the film have done a sterling job of portraying the real-life experiences and uncertain moments of people who were infected by the virus. The movie paints a stark picture of reality in Kerala during the deadly outbreak and the way it disrupted the lives of both the infected and the healthcare professionals, who spared no effort in dealing with the situation. Virus seeks to highlight a group of strong and fearless individuals who put their own lives at stake to save those countless others. 

Virus Cast 

The cast of Virus is as follows: 

Award-winning Malayalam and Tamil film actress Parvathy Thiruvothu plays the role of Dr. Annu, an enterprising medical student, noted actor and film producer Tovino Thomas appears as Kozhikode Collector Paul V. Abraham, and veteran actor Revathi enacts the role of C. K. Prameela, Kerala’s health minister. Poornima Indrajith takes on the role of the state’s health department director as Dr. Smrithy Bhaskar, producer-actor Rima Kallingal appears as Akhila the nurse, Kunchacko Boban plays the role of Dr. Suresh Rajan, Indrajith Sukumaran plays the role of Dr. Baburaj and Deepa Thomas appears as a junior doctor. 

Did you know?

Here are some interesting facts about Virus: 

1. The movie was shot between January 2019 and February 2019

2. Virus unfolds in the premises of the Government Medical College and Government Homeopathic Medical College, both in Kozhikode 

3. Virus has made it to The Hindu’s list of the top 25 Malayalam films of the decade 

4. The entire shoot of the film was wrapped up in 52 days 


Does Virus, the Malayalam movie, tell a real story?

Virus showcases the true story of a real-life battle by the people of Kerala against the Nipah virus outbreak in 2018. 

Which virus type does the movie portray?

The movie portrays the contagious Nipah virus. 

What are the awards received by Virus?

The Virus movie release was felicitated with many awards and is a box-office success. Some of the accolades are as follows: 

1. CPC Cine Awards 

2. Vanitha Film Awards 

3. Asianet Film Awards

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