Ranjith is regarded one among those directors who have brought such films that really keep the audience stick to their seats. His latest movie Paleri Maanikyam: Oru Paathira Kolapathakathinte Katha is another feather added to his career. Starring Mega star Mammootty in a double role, the movie is truly based on a novel written by T P Rajeeva
Haridas (Mammootty) a private detective from Delhi comes to the village Paleri which is in the North of Malabar to reveal the mystery behind the murder of a beautiful woman Maanikyam, who was murdered five decades ago. Sarayu (Gowri Munjal), friend of Haridas, accompanies him on his venture. The story is revealed to the audience through the perspective of Haridas who was born on the same day of murder.