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.
Mollywood megastar Mammootty’s Malayalam movie Uncle: My Dad’s Friend is the debut directorial venture of Gireesh Damodar. Karthika Muraleedharan, Joy Mathew and Muthumani also appear in important roles in the movie, which takes a stand against the moral policing attitude of the public.
Aravindante Athidhikal, directed by M Mohanan, is set in the backdrop of the popular Moobambika temple in Karnataka. The family entertainer, starring Vineeth Sreenivasan, Sreenivasan, Nikhila Vimal and Aju Varghese, is a feel good movie.
Lady star Manju Warrier’s Malayalam movie ‘Mohanlal’ narrates the story of an over enthusiastic fan of superstar Mohanlal. The directorial venture of Sajid Yahiya is strictly to awe super fans of both Mohanlal and Manju.
Director Zakariya Mohammed’s family sports entertainer Sudani From Nigeria is a refreshing tale with the right amount of sentiments and genuine humour. While Samuel Abiola Robinso appears in the title role, Soubin Shahir plays as Majid, who manages a local sevenes football team in Malappuram.
Dileep, Siddharth and Namitha Pramod’s Kammara Sambhavam is the debut directorial venture of Rathish Ambat. The historical satire drama, scripted by Murali Gopy, is technically brilliant, but remains as not everyone’s cup of tea.
Kunchacko Boban and Aditi Ravi play the lead roles in Sreejith Vijayan’s directorial venture Kuttanadan Marpappa. The story line of the family entertainer, which also has Shanthi Krishna and Dharmajan Bolgatty in important roles, is a bit stretched with too many unnecessary subplots.
Director Boban Samuel’s comedy entertainer Vikadakumaran can be called as the Malayalam version of Akshay Kumar’s Bollywood flick Jolly LLB. Vishnu Unnikrishnan plays as a struggling lawyer and a series of incidents that happen after he gets an opportunity to handle a big case form the crux of the movie.
The debut directorial venture of Saiju SS has Unni Mukundan, Gokul Suresh, Miya and Niranjana Anoop in main roles. It begins with the sudden demise of Kerala Chief Minister Chandy and how the mysteries behind the death get unfolded form the gist of the crime thriller.
Poomaram is the directorial venture of Abrid Shine highlighting the incidents that happen during the five-day Mahatma Gandhi University youth festival in Kerala every year. The campus entertainer, starring Kalidas Jayaram and Neeta Pillai in main roles, will remind you of your good old college days if you have ever studied in Kerala.