Ekalavyan is a 1993 Malayalam film starring Suresh Gopi, Geetha, Narendra Prasad, Siddique, Vijayaraghavan,Ganesh Kumar, Janardanan, Madhu, Maathu, Jagathy Sreekumar, Pappu, and Devan. Directed by Shaji Kailas and written by Renji Panicker, this film broke many records in collection and successfully completed 150 days in theaters. With the success of this film Suresh Gopi established himself as a lead actor in Malayalam cinema. Bollywood movieSingham Returns (2014) is an inspired remake of this movie.
Swami Amoorthananda (Narendra Prasad), a holy godman with strong international connections also runs a powerful narcotic drug mafia in the state. He also has several connections with in political circles. A good orator, Swami also draws a large number of devotees from abroad and many are slowly turned into addicts. A series of murders atKovalam beach invites sharp criticism of the govt and the chief minister (Madhu) decides to bring a new head to the state narcotics wing. Madhavan IPS (Suresh Gopi), thus arrives in Kerala from New Delhi, and is assisted by Sharath Chandran (Siddique), a smart CI of Kearala police. Madhavan’s aggressive way of investigation leads him to the ashram or Swami Amoorthananda, which creates a panic in the state. Swami decides to eliminate Madhavan and also plans to topple the CM by appointing his left arm, Velayudhan (Rajan P. Dev) as the new CM. Mahesh Nair (Devan) arrives in Kerala upon the order of Swami. He kills Sarath Chandran, which forces Madhavan to react violently. Madhavan raids the ashram and spoils Swami’s plot to cause a series of bomb blasts in the state. In the climax, Madhavan kills Swami and Mahesh Nair, thus saving the state from a series of blasts and communal riots.