Mammootty’s CBI on Netflix 5: Streaming details and all about the Malayalam mystery thriller franchise

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CBI 5: The Brain is streaming on Netflix

Mammootty stars in the investigative thriller film CBI 5. Directed by K Madhu, the latest installment of the film franchise has started streaming on OTT platform Netflix. Apart from Malayalam, the film is also available in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. The streamer who has a huge catalog of Indian regional movies shared the streaming date of CBI 5 on social media.

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much awaited malayalam movie

CBI 5 The Brain (CBI 5), the fifth film in the CBI franchise, was one of the most awaited releases of Malayalam cinema this year. Though the film received mixed reviews on social media after its release, the film’s legacy continued to attract audiences. The film had performed well at the box office. The film had earned Rs 17 crore in the first nine days alone in the overseas markets. This is the best collection for a Malayalam film in 2022. The latest film comes 17 years after the fourth film.

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Which is the CBI franchise film?

The film franchise features Mammootty as an ensemble cast alongside Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officer Sethuram Iyer. With each film, the stakes get higher for Sethuram, and in the fifth film, CBI: The Brain, the officer faces his biggest challenge. The story revolves around a basket in which many people are connected to each other. Sethuram will reveal the conspiracy behind the murder in his investigation.

The film series began in 1988 and spawned three hit sequels in 1989, 2004 and 2005. The credit for Sethuram’s popularity goes to the fact that he uses his brain, not his brain, to solve matters. This series is very popular among fans.

Director and Actor Collaboration

The hit pairing of Mammootty and K Madhu reunite for the fifth time in CBI: The Brain. Madhu’s story and her portrayal of the character of an investigating officer have been appreciated by fans. This is Mammootty’s most admired role and a fan favorite too.