Julie Ganapathi

Julie Ganapathi

Julie Ganapathi is a 2003 Indian Tamil-language psychological thriller film written, photographed, edited and directed by Balu Mahendra, starring Saritha, Jayaram and Ramya Krishnan. It is based on the 1987 Stephen King novel Misery. The film was released on 14 February 2003.


Julie Ganapathi is a staunch fan of a popular television show Manga. Over the years, Julie grows to identify herself obsessively with the main character of the show. The author of the series, Tenkasi Balakumaran, leaves his home for a few days to be alone to write the final few episodes of Manga. On his way back home after completing his work, his vehicle gets into an accident which leaves him seriously injured and disabled. Julie rescues Bala and takes him home, but she is revealed to be emotionally unstable, and deliriously obsessed with the character in Bala's story. Julie asks Bala to allow her to read the scripts for the concluding episodes that he has just completed.

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    director Balu Mahendra
    editor Balu Mahendra
    genre horror thriller
    keywords disabled end injured obsess plan television show
    musicBy Ilaiyaraaja
    producer Jayaprakash
    productionCompany GJ Cinemaa
    recordedAt Ooty
    theme psychological thriller