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What is it about?
'Matchbox' directed by debutante Sivaram Mony is touted to be a coming-of-age movie filled with romance, friendship, humour, and fun. Set in the suburbs Kozhikode, the film narrates the story of Ambu (Roshan Mathew), a small town guy, and his four close friends. The movie has Visakh Nair, Mathew Joy Mathew and Joe Tom Chacko in the lead roles. 'Happy Wedding' fame Drishya Raghunath plays the female lead.
What to expect?
- Roshan Mathew-Vishak Nair combo
Roshan Mathew and Vishak Nair, who made their debut in 'Anandam' youth entertainer movie 'Anandam', play the pivotal roles in 'Matchbox'. The actors share an impressive bond and chemistry on screen which makes their combination scenes a promising watch. 'Matchbox', also features Rony David Raj who was also a part of 'Anandam'.
- Friendship, Romance, and Fun
It is quite evident from the trailer 'Matchbox' is a movie on the similar lines of 'Anandam' and 'Premam', which largely appeal to youngsters. Yet, the makers seem to have brought a different flavor and an interesting backdrop to the movie. And going by the trailer, 'Matchbox' has some fresh humor, romance, and fun in store for the viewers.
- Everything essentially Kozhikodan
The movie has Kozhikode as its backdrop. Although there have been movies which boasted and celebrated Kozhikode aka Calicut earlier, 'Matchbox' is touted to have that intrinsic Kozhikodan flavor in every frame; starting from Kozhikodan slang to people, food, and places it brings on screen.