Welcome to Central Jail Movie Review
Welcome to Central Jail is the Malayalam cinema that hit the screens today in Kerala. The film is directed by veteran director Sundar Das and it was scripted by popular writer Benny P Nayarambalam. Popular actor Dileep playing the lead role in it and the female lead is played by Vedhika. The flick has been bankrolled by VysakhRajan under his banner of Vysakha Cinema and it is a comedy entertainer from Dileep- Sundar Das ream. They had earlier given us films like Sallapam, Kudamattam, Kuberanetc and Sallapam was their best till now.
The plot of this movie revolves around the character played by Dileep and his name is UnniKuttan. He is one who takes the punishment for crimes committed by other people and comes to jail often. He is born and brought up in Jail premises as his father and mother were prisoners. So he had an emotional attachment to jail as well. Once, while he was outside, he fell in love with a girl named Radhika and rescues her from a killer. But she went away from him after that incident. From there the plot moves forward.
We can say without any hesitation that Sundar Das had won again become successful in giving us an out and out comedy entertainer in association with Dileep. He had included all entertaining elements in this flick and presented it in a hilarious manner. The comedy numbers were too good and many of them were produced uncontrollable laughter as well. Screenplay from Benny was superb and the visual language created out of it by Sudar Das was terrific as well. The use of actors by this film maker also needs special mention. He never let the pace of the movie to go down.
Performance by Dileep as Unnikuttan is highlight of this entertainer. He was at his comic best and his association with Kanaran Harish and Sharafudeen was superb as well. Vedhika played her part really well and she was really matured as an actress now. She was looking gorgeous as well in the movie. Other characters played by artists like Aju Varghese,RenjiPanicker, Siddique,KalabhavanShajon, Lena, Balachandran Chullikkad, Abu Salim, KochuPreman, Kottayam Pradeep,KumarakomReghunath,Pakru, Dharmajan, SajuKodiyan, Veena Nair, Thesni Khan, Sreejith Ravi etc also done a very good job in the movie.
DOP of the film is done by Azhagappan and it was great. Specially the songs were picturized very well. Editing by John Kutty was also crisp and it maintained the flow of the movie. Music was tuned by Benny Ignatius andNadirsha and it really went well with the festival mood of the flick.
In Total, Welcome to central jail is a festival entertainer with lot of fun moments in it. You can enjoy the film with your family and it will not be a disappointment.