Director Amal Neerad's Varathan, starring Fahadh Faasil and Aishwarya Lekshmi in main roles, is an exciting and thrilling entertainer that guarantees to keep the audience engaged throughout. An air of mystery surrounds every scene in the second half of the film. It can be tagged the best of Amal Neerad to date.
The third song Freak Penne from Malayalam director Omar Lulu's upcoming movie Oru Adaar Love has been receiving mixed response from the audience. However, the hate campaign against the song seems to be actually helping the film'steam in getting more publicity.
In debutant Rafeek Ibrahim's directorial venture Padayottam, actor Biju Menon is seen as a God-fearing goonda Chengal Raghu.
In Abrahaminte Santhathikal, Mammootty portrays the character ACP Derick Abraham, who is an efficient and stylish officer. However, the makers have tried to sell the stylish looks of 66-year-old actor rather than delving into the real issue.
In Njan Marykutty, Jayasurya's character Mathukutty is a woman trapped in a man’s body. He transforms to Marykutty following a sex reassignment surgery in Chennai. How Marykutty fights against all odds form the story line of Njan Marykutty.
Jayasurya's Njan Marykutty and Mammootty's Abrahaminte Santhathikal are set to hit the theatres as Ramadan releases in June 2018. In Njan Marykutty, Jayasurya portrays the role of a transsexual person, who struggles to fight against all odds in life. In the crime thriller Abrahaminte Santhathikal, Mammootty will be seen as Derick Abraham IPS.
The bilingual movie Abhiyude Kadha Anuvinteyum is the directorial venture of veteran cinematographer BR Vijayalakshmi. Tovino Thomas and Pia Bajpai appear in main roles in this romantic family entertainer.
Lijo Jose Pellissery's Ee.Ma.Yau, set in the fishing village Chellanam in Ernakulam, narrates a series of incidents that happen following the sudden demise of Vavachan mesthiri. Chemban Vinod Jose, Vinayakan, Dileesh Pothan, Pauly Valsan, among others have delivered remarkable performances in the dark humour movie.
Asif Ali's campus movie B. Tech, directed by debutant Mridul Nair, narrates the incidents that happen in the life of a bunch of lazy engineering students in Bengaluru. Sreenath Bhasi, Deepak Parambol, Arjun Ashokan, Niranjana Anoop, Aparna Balamurali, Alencier Ley, Anoop Menon and Saiju Kurup also appear in significant roles in the movie.
Director Kannan Thamarakkulam's Chanakyathanthram narrates the story of a private detective and a series of mishaps that happen in the life of all his subjects. The average crime thriller flick that tries to deliver a serious message has Sshivada Nair and Shruti Ramachandran in female lead roles.