Agnisakshi (With Fire As Witness) is a 1999 Malayalam film directed by Shyamaprasad based on the acclaimed novel of the same name by Lalithambika Antharjanam. The film premiered at the Soorya Festival on 14 September 1998. It stars Rajit Kapur, Shobana, Srividya, Praveena, Madhupal and Madambu Kunhukuttan. Agnisakshi received numerous accolades, which led to many controversies as the film glorifies spiritualism and Hindutva.
Bharat Gopy’s views and perspectives on the screen adaptation of Lalithambika Antharjanam’s seminal literary piece.