Directed by : Madhupal
Produced by : Mohan
Written by : Babu Janardhanan
Starring : Prithviraj, Lal, Atul Kulkarni, Maniyanpilla Raju, Jagathy Sreekumar, Dhanya Mary
Music by : Alex Paul
Cinematography : Azhagappan
Editing by : Don Max
Thalappavu is a 2008 Indian film by Madhupal and written by Babu Janardhanan. The film portrays the social and political issues of the Naxalite era of the 1970s in Kerala. It is the adapted story of Naxal Varghese and Police Constable P. Ramachandran Pillai.
Lal plays Constable Raveendran Pillai whose family life is ruined after the killing of Joseph (Prithviraj), a revolutionary leader fighting for the rights of the hapless farmers of Wayanad.
The film released on September 12, 2008 to mainly good reviews and critical acclaim.