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Manichitrathazhu story is influenced from a tragedy that happened in Alummoottil Tharavadu, a famous central Travancore family, in the 19th century. Here heroine suffers from personality disorder and some strange things happen, solves problem with exorcism and psychiatry. Where as in Vertigo, a retired police detective suffering from acrophobia who is hired ...


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I don't think Manichithrathazhu shares any similarities with Vertigo. Also to me, remakes of Manichithrathazhu often felt like inaccurate description of Ganga's medical condition (her anger directed at Hero in these movies, which could be a deliberate detour from original narrative to give more screen time to Hero). Manichithrathazhu script is inspired from ...


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Happy to bump into this old thread and feel that I am not alone. I too noticed a lot of similarities between Vertigo and Chandramukhi (Manichithrathazhu). In vertigo the heroine, Mrs. Elster is supposed to be taken by the spirit of Carlotto Valdes (a Mexican lady who settled in US in previous century and was misused by her husband and finally died). Elster ...



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