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CBI 5 – The Brain trailer: As sharp as ever, Mammootty’s Sethurama Iyer tackles yet another puzzling case

The upcoming fifth instalment in the CBI film franchise will also see Mukesh and Jagathy Sreekumar reprise their roles from the earlier films.

  • Shilpa S

Last Updated: 02.48 PM, Apr 22, 2022

CBI 5 – The Brain trailer: As sharp as ever, Mammootty’s Sethurama Iyer tackles yet another puzzling case

After more than a decade, Mammootty is set to return as one of the sharpest minds in the CBI - Sethurama Iyer. As promised, the makers of CBI 5 – The Brain have unveiled the trailer of the highly awaited film, and it gives viewers a glimpse into what the iconic detective does best - catching bad guys and looking good doing it.

The trailer shows the police having to deal with a puzzling murder, which leaves them with an array of questions. As they try to make head and tail of the case, Sethurama Iyer makes his entry with his words of wisdom and his trademark charm. The trailer ends with the words, “I am damn sure that he is the murderer,” and it seems that the long gap has not dulled Sethurama Iyer’s sharp intellect in the slightest. The trailer also gives a glimpse of Jagathy Sreekumar. The actor, who reprises his role as Vikram from the previous films, makes his first on-screen appearance in almost a decade, after an accident left him paralysed.

Check out the film’s trailer below:

The upcoming film also features Mukesh reprising his role as Chacko. Renji Panicker, Sai Kumar, Soubin Shahir, Ramesh Pisharadi, Anoop Menon, Dileesh Pothen, Ravi Kumar, Harish Raju, Edavela Babu, Sudev Nair, Prasanth Alexander, Ramesh Kottayam, Jayakrishnan, Prathap Pothen, Suresh Kumar, Chandhu Karamana, Azees Nedumangad, Santhosh Keezhattur, Asha Sarath, Kaniha, Ansiba, Malavika Menon and Malavika Nair also feature in the film.

K. Madhu and S. N. Swami, who have also directed and written the previous four films, return to helm the project. CBI Diarykurippu (1988), Jagratha (1989), Sethurama Iyer CBI (2004) and Nerariyan CBI (2005) are the previous instalments in the CBI film series.

CBI 5 – The Brain will be released in theatres on May 1, 2022.