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Kuttanpillayude Sivarathri Review

Drama, Family May 11, 2018
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Kuttanpillayude Sivarathri Review & Rating

Suraj Venjaramoodu's latest film Kuttanpillayude Sivarathri, directed by Jean Markose of the Angels fame, is expected to be another movie which showcases his brilliant acting prowess and versatility. The movie which also stars Uppum Mulakum fame Biju Sopanam, Srinda Arhaan, Mithun Ramesh and Srikanth Murali in other pivotal roles is touted to be a satire about the quirky constable Kuttanpilla and his family. Read Kuttanpillayude Sivaratri review below.

Kuttanpilla and his wife Shakunthala are in the police. Kuttanpilla, who has many peculiarities including the fear of fireworks and ghosts, find it hard to stomach the fact that his wife is senior to him at work. And to add to the already existing quotidian perils, his children, in-laws, and grandchildren comes home for Sivarathri celebrations. Kuttanpilla's son-in-law Suneesh has his eyes on a jackfruit tree which the old man considers as a part of his family. The film, which is a mix of humor, satire, and suspense, progress through the incidents that then occur at Kuttanpilla's house. 

The film features Suraj Venjaramoodu in a throughout serious character. Although serious, the peculiarities and naiveness of his character is amusing and makes one laugh often. It should be said that Suraj has pulled off his role with utmost conviction. Biju Sopanam, appear in the role of Kuttanpilla's son-in-law, also has done a good job. Srinda, Srikanth, and Mithun Ramesh also handle their respective characters convincingly while some of the new faces also deliver notable performances.

Jean Markose, with his tale about Kuttanpilla, makes a commentary on some of the relevant contemporary issues as well. While the first half of the movie appears to be lagging at parts, the second half turns out to be an interesting one. Especially, towards the climax, the movie gears up at an unexpected pace which makes it effective. The cinematography of the film is another major highlight. 

Final Word: Kuttanpillayude Sivarathri has the elements of satire, comedy, and thriller. A refreshing and entertaining watch!

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What Is Kuttanpillayude Sivarathri About?

Directed by Jean Markose, Kuttanpillayude Sivarathri is a drama movie entwined with humor, satire, and suspense. Constable Kuttanpilla's family including his children, in-laws, and grandchildren get together at his house to celebrate the occasion of Sivarathri festival. The particular incidents which happen on the festival night threaten the general accordance in Kuttanpilla's family. The film has Sooraj Venjaramoodu starring in the titular role while Srinda Arhab, Biju Sopanam, and Mithun Ramesh essay other pivotal roles.

What To Expect From Kuttanpillayude Sivarathri?

Sooraj Venjaramoodu's Stunning Portrayal Of Kuttanpilla

Sooraj Venjaramoodu has come a long way from his beginning which marked by typical slapstick comedy roles. This National Awar winning actor has proved that he can pull off both comedy and serious character roles with ease and perfection. the recent movies like Action Hero Biju and Thondimuthalum Driksashiyum have the flash of actor's brilliance and Kuttanpillayude Sivarathri, going by the cues from the trailer and other videos, is likely to be in that list. Watch out for his stunning and seasoned performance as grey-haired, jackfruit-loving Kuttanpilla.

Biju Sopanam's Impressive Role

Biju Sopanam who is best known for his role as Balu from the popular sitcom Uppum Mulakum appear in a prominent role of Kuttanpillayude Sivarathri. Although he has appeared in many movies starting from the 2005 Mammootty starrer Rajamanikyam, it was his role as an advocate in the Manju Warrier movie C/o Saira Banu that had him in a notable role. And by looks of it, this theatre artist turned television actor is all set to nail the big screen with his stellar role in Kuttanpillayude Sivarathri as Kuttanpilla's quirky and egotic son-in-law.

A Moving Tale Filled With Humor And Satire

Angels fame Jean Markose is making his second directorial outing with Kuttanpillayude Sivarathri. His debut movie, although not a big critical or commercial success, showed remarkable promise and so cinephiles are looking out for his second film with great curiosity. Like Angles, Kuttanpillayude Sivarathri also seems to have a fresh and novel plot and is likely to strike a chord with the audience of all kinds.

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