Nizhal is a 2021 Indian action mystery film directed by Appu N. Bhattathiri and written by S. Sanjeev. The movie stars are Konchaku Bhuban and Nayanthara as well as Eisen Hash, Ronnie David, Saigo Korop and Divya Prabha. Appu N. Bhattathiri co-directed with Arunlal SP while Deepak D. Menon directed. Korop composed the original songs and the background music. The film is produced by Anto Joseph Film Company and Melange Film House in association with Tentpole Films. Boban plays the role of a first class referee.
The film opens with a rainy scene in which Judge John Pepe is in a car accident. After his discharge from the hospital, he should temporarily wear a face mask until his nose is repaired to improve his condition. Because he is resuming his life as a top judge, strange things are likely to happen due to an accident when he is delusional. On the other hand, his friend Shalini, a child psychologist, approaches him about his patient. Nitin, an eight-year-old school boy, tells his class a murder story. When they meet Shalini with the boys’ mother, Sharmila, to talk to the boy, that makes Babis attractive. Initially hostile, he left her, saying the matter should have been reported to the police. The boy looks as energetic and natural as any other child. With the help of the police, the child decides to search the place mentioned in the boy’s story and finds a human skull that has been dipped in a basin.
After doing some research, the child approaches Nitin and Sharmila. Nitin tells a different story and the leader’s son follows, realizing that this is another real crime. To find the source of these stories, Sharmila, Bibi and Nitin travel to the home of a man who kept records of the wife of his late detective Sachins. That night, when Bibi’s disturbing views reappear, she goes into Sharmila’s and Nitin’s rooms to find out that it is Sharmila who is telling the murder story to the boy in a dream. After rushing home and walking, he shares the discovery with Charlie and his wife. Bibi reveals this fact after returning to Sharmila. He asks her about her mother in order to find a connection, to molest her. Eventually they meet Vishwanathan, a man who takes care of Sharmila after the sudden death of her mother. Vishwanathan faints on diagnosis. In the hospital he reveals that Charmilas’ mother was his love. However, he did not marry her because she had just become a widow. He also admits that he was the one who committed the murders on behalf of the political party he worked for and confessed to her when his father put Sharmilas to sleep, so he passed the stories on to Sharmilas’ subconscious. The child decides to arrest them as soon as they are released from the hospital. Since Sharmila has to go to a video conference, Nathan goes with Bibi. Old Vishwanat felt sorry for Sharmila, considering how much she regretted it and how much time had passed, so she helped him get off before the police called. Upon hearing her escape, the baby becomes discouraged from starting the exertion for the reasons stated above, as well as the fact that the group may attack her too. Natin asks Radama (Sharmilas’ mother) after hearing a hadith. He reveals that he knows the story of Radham’s death. The clue hits the child and he rushes to Sharmilas’ house.
Meanwhile, Vishwanat appears at Sharmila’s house and shows Sharmila that she was the one who killed her mother. When he found out that he and his son knew the truth, he had to destroy it. Try to kill him Fortunately, Bibi arrives in time to save her from suffocation, but Vishwanathan accidentally loses her foot on the balcony and dies.
When Sharmila finally begins to hallucinate, the child is freed from sight.