Pathaam Valavu

Pathaam Valavu, the latest thriller from M Padmakumar starring Suraj Venjaramood and Indrajith Sukumaran, is a thriller that tries to cover up its unimaginative writing through casting. The idea is to draw a parallel between a police officer and a criminal and create a social justice drama out of it. But unfortunately, the beats of… Continue reading Pathaam Valavu

Aaha

Seeing how the climax of the new Indrajith Sukumaran film Aaha focuses on the spirit of the tug of war sport, I really wished it had a better build-up in the first half. Directed and edited by debutante Bibin Paul Samuel, Aaha is definitely not a lazy product. But it somewhere felt like an overwritten… Continue reading Aaha

Halal Love Story

Zakariya’s first movie Sudani from Nigeria that he co-wrote with Muhsin Parari had this universal outlook and it was about empathy and humanity. His new film Halal Love Story, again co-written along with Parari has the texture of a satire. Constructed as a religiously inclined organization’s efforts to make a telefilm, Halal Love Story is… Continue reading Halal Love Story