The first half of the movie Mylanchi monchulla Veedu has ample comedy that creates a lot of laughter among the audience and I can surely say that it is not that type of chaotic comedy. But as the story moves towards its climax, Udayakrishna and Sibi K Thomas ends up doing the very predictable things and thus a well began entertainer ends up as an average fun cinema.
In a Muslim family, the elder girl Vahida, runs away with her lover on the day before her marriage. During the tension, out of misunderstanding the girl’s father shot a man who was no way connected to this incident. The murder ends up in the imprisonment of the father and thus all gates to return to her home gets closed for Vahida. After many years Vahida’s father’s ill health opens up a chance for her to get back to the family and her husband, an Ayurvedic doctor comes to the family to cure Vahida’s father’s illness and also to heal the emotional wound. How he manages to do this is what the film showing us.
It is basically the second half that pulls the movie backwards. The deterioration in Udayan- Sibi scripts in the recent past was due to excessive vulgarity in humour and also the same style of story structure. After creating a good impression in the first half, the script slowly moves to the above mentioned zone. Siddique’s character is taking the gun three times in the movie and I was wondering whether the film is set in Kerala or Bihar! The climax drama and fights are certain things we as an audience will easily predict and get bored.
Jayaram’s character is the repetitions of his own 100 other characters (costume is a new one). Asif Ali is doing this supporting role and he was good in that. Kaniha is okay in her character but her dubbing was bizarre at some points. Siddique once again does it with ease. Shajon offers a lot of moments for us to laugh. Meera Nandhan is appearing occasionally to smile and dance. Baburaj was annoying at times. Madhu, Sai Kumar, Sunil Sughada and many other actors are there in the long list.
Nothing so special about the direction of Benny Thomas. The usual way of rendering an Udayan Sibi comedy is seen again here. As I said, the screenplay offers a lot of humorous moments in the first half and disappoints in the second half. Serious dialogues are clichéd. Cinematography was kind of good but there were a few shots which looked too shaky. The overall bright tone helps the movie to have a pleasant feel. Good songs from Afsal Yusaf and the BGM were okay from Bijibal.
Overall Mylanchi Monchulla Veedu is a watchable flick that has some humour to keep you entertained. The rating is 2.5/5 for director Benny Thomas’s Mylanchi Monchulla Veedu.
Mylanchi Monchulla Veedu is a watchable flick that has some humour to keep you entertained
Green: Recommended Content
Orange: The In-Between Ones
Red: Not Recommended