Kammara Sambhavam Review & Rating
Dileep's Kammara Sambhavam turned out to be most anticipated Malayalam release of this Easter-Vishu holidays. Written by Murali Gopi who also appears in a pivotal role of the film which is set against the backdrop of three different periods, Kammara Sambhavam is a touted to be the tale of Kammaran, a freedom fighter who worked with Indian Liberation Party (IPL). Rathish Ambat, who has earlier bankrolled the movie Ezhu Sundara Rathrikal, is making his directorial debut with Kammara Sambhavam. Siddharth, Bobby Simha, Swetha Menon, Vijayaraghavan, Namitha Pramod, and Siddique among many other familiar faces form the star-studded cast of this film which is billed to be a fictional period drama. Read Kammara Sambhavam review below.
The movie, as hinted in the trailer, is about a traditional medical practitioner named Kammaran who is also an active member of IPL. A group of liquor dons, fed up with the liquor policies of changing governments, decides to back the relatively small party IPL. As IPL has no heroes of its own, they decide to create one by making a film on Kammaran. The development that follows afterward form the crux of this spectacular movie which is marked by some stunning performances and excellent technical notch.
Dileep who essays the titular role Kammaran has delivered a spectacular performance; he appears in three different get-ups and has nailed perfectly all three counterparts of his character in looks and the walk. This is perhaps the first time the actor is donning such storing character with stark anti-hero traits and he has pulled off it quite convincingly. Kollywood star Siddharth who is making his Malayalam debut with Kammara Sambhavam puts across an impressive performance as young revolutionary Othenan Nambiar but one cannot help noticing his weak dubbing at times. Namitha Pramod the leading lady of Kammara Sambhavam also does her character well. Others including Murali Gopi, Siddique, and Shwetha Menon looks their respective parts and backs up the lead stars with their strong performances.
Apart from the strong and spectacular performances, Kammara Sambhavam is also marked by the brilliance in which it is executed. Rathish Ambat, despite donning the director's hat for the first time, comes out with an excellent movie. The first half of the movie takes a rather slow phase and drags in part. But the director successfully manages to keep the viewer hooked and towards the second half the movie gracefully picks up the phase of a commercial entertainer. The work of KS Sunil's amazing frames and Rasool Pookutty's stunning sound design play a big role in making Kammara Sambhavam a very effective visual treat. Gopi Sunder, who has composed the music, has also done a great job. Another commendable work comes from the art department of the movie. They have handled every nook and corner of each and every frame with finesse and utmost care.
In a nutshell, sans the slow phase in the first half and the insipid proceeding of the second half, writer Murali Gopi and director Rathish Ambat, delivers a movie which can be passed off as a spectacular period drama weaved in fiction and history. However, it should be said that the makers end the story on a jarring note with a girl accusing a popular man of molestation adding to this fictional drama a tasteless implication of the current and relatable incidents.
Final Verdict: A spectacular watch backed by strong performances and excellent technical perfection. Also, Look out for the stunning performance by Dileep who finely carries the movie on his shoulders throughout.
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Great movie.Full time entertainer.
What is Kammara Sambavam about?
Kammara Sambavam is a periodic drama written by actor turned writer Murali Gopi and directed by popular ad-filmmaker Ratheesh Ambatt. The movie produced by Gokulam Gopalan under the banner Sri Gokulam Movies has a huge line up of actors
featured in this epic periodic drama. The movie portraying the life and incidents of the title character Kammaran has Dileep performing the title role Kammaran. Along with Dileep, Kammara Sambavam also is packed with popular South Indian actors Siddharth, Bobby Simha, Murali Gopi, State Award-winning actor Indrans, Siddique, Manikuttan. Namitha Pramod, Shradha Srinath and Shweta Menon play the female leads of Kammara Sambavam. Sunil KS heads the cinematography with Suresh Urs doing the edits and effects for this Gopi Sundar musical big budget movie.
What to expect from Kammara Sambavam?
Kammara Sambavam and Murali Gopi the writer
Set in the pre Independence era of India, Kammara Sambavam is a periodic drama packed with action and thrilling sequences. Murali Gopi as a writer has always stunned the audience with his unique way of narrating the story. Left Right Left and
Tiyaan are the best examples to prove his craft as a writer. Murali Gopi with Kammara Sambavam will be creating the magic by essaying the life Kammaran through three different eras. Murali Gopi when doing a periodic drama with the element of
fiction will be an absolute feast for the audience in this Vishu season. Kammara Sambavam will be one kind of a movie packed with powerful dialogues and nail-biting situations with the touch of history. Another added feature of Kammara Sambavam is that this periodic drama will be the only big budget movie after Priyadarshan's Kalapani that has set its plot in the pre Independence era.
Dileep as Kammaran
Actor-producer Dileep will be seen playing three different roles in Kammara Sambavam. The actor after a short break is back in cinemas with this periodic drama directed by Ratheesh Ambatt. The stills from the movie which are coming out every day are raising the curiosity and expectations of the movie buffs. His looks in the movie are already a trendsetter and are still trending the social media. Dileep plays the title role Kammaran in the movie and the movie travels through Kammaran's different ages. With his stylish look and thrilling action sequences, Dileep will surely take the audience for a ride.
Siddharth debut in Mollywood
The popular actor Siddarth who has been making his presence in almost every movie industry is making his debut in Mollywood with Kammara Samabavam. The Rang De Basanti actor will be playing the antagonist of Kammara Samabavam. His looks in Kammara Samabavam gives the audience a jinx that the actor is performing the negative role as a Military officer. Siddarth's debut will be a worth watch as the actor has put efforts for his new avatar Othenan Nambiar in Kammara Sambavam and the non-Malayali actor has dubbed for his character.
The female presence and the star cast
Kammara Sambavam is packed with a huge line up of actors to essay important character role. Namitha Pramod, the Vikram Vedha actress Shradha Srinath and Shwetha Menon make the strong female presence in this periodic drama and the character posters of every actor in Kammara Sambavam is promising and visually appealing. Murali Gopi as a writer is always known for giving space and depth for every character he writes and Kammara Sambavam is a filled with Mollywood's best actors. Siddique, Vijayaraghavan, Murali Gopi, State Award-winning actor Indrans, Sudheer Karamana, Manikuttan are the star cast lined up for Kammara Samabavam. The National Award winning actor Bobby Simha will be seen performing an intense and powerful character in Kammara Samabavam.
The Production and technical aspects
Gokulam Gopalan under the banner Sri Gokulam movies has produced the movie and the banner is known for their ambitious and successful big-budget projects. The production banner has never failed to provide their project with want they want without compromising anything. The periodic history drama Pazhassi Raja is an example. Sri Gokulam Movies has provided Ratheesh Ambatt who is making his directorial debut with everything the movie demands and it is very much evident. The movie which set out its shoot last year had to pause in between but as a producer, he stood by the team till the movie completes the shoot and then to theatres. The technical aspects of Kammara Sambavam are being witnessed by every Malayali film lovers starting from the title poster, First look poster to its trailer. The stills shared from the movie are viral in the social media. Ratheesh Ambatt being an ad-filmmaker has the stylish and classy touch and its visible from the frames of the teaser. The frames are composed by cinematographer Sunil KS and the edits are by Suresh Urs. Gopi Sundar has done the background music and songs for Kammara Sambavam.
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