Babylon at the Movies: O’ Faby-The Heartbreaking Story Behind India’s First Live Action-Animated Hybrid Film


#OFaby, which released 27 years ago, was a mega box office bomb. But the film now enjoys an important place in the hearts of millennials who grew up watching the film on TV. Tracing the tragic experience of Sreekuttan, the film’s director, Vishal Menon narrates a story of ambition and pain that went into the making of Asia’s first part live-action part animated movie. O’ Faby tells the story of the friendship between the hero and the animated character, Faby. Film producer Simon Tharakan’s son Roque played the hero role. The movie is about the various troubles the hero falls in and how Faby helps him out of these situations.

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