Achayans Malayalam Movie Review
Achayans, this movie directed by Kannan Thamarakkulam with multi-star cast is the latest release that graced the screens here in Kerala. Popular writer Sethu had written the screenplay of this flick which has been bankrolled by CK Padmakumar under the banner of D N V P Creations. Jayaram, UnniMukundan, Prakash Raj, Adhil Ibrahim, SanjuSivarametc played the male lead characters in this movie and Amala Paul, Shivada, AnuSitharaetc had played the female leads. This is a comedy thriller and the trailer and songs from the movie which released sometime back had got the attention of the audience as well. Rejaputhra Release distributed the movie here in Kerala.
As the title suggests, the plot of this movie revolves around a group of Achayans, a Christian family members played by Jayaram, UnniMukundan, SanjuSivaram, Adhil Ibrahim etc. The Achayans, who is from the family named Thottathil, set out for a journey to have some fun and enjoyment. But two girls comes to their life and there comes some twists and turns in their happy fun life.
Kannan Thamarakkulam had given us movies like ThinkalMuthalVelliVare and AaduPuliyattam before. Both of them had Jayaram in the lead. This time also he had made it sure that Jayaram is there in the movie playing the lead and Achayans is a quite different from his previous flicks as well. He had presented a more mass kind of movie this time and as a director what he learned from his previous films can be visible in the making of this movie. The screenplay by Sethu was a complete package of comedy, action, thrill and romance. Kannan had made sure that he had presented the plot with all its intensity without losing his grip on the proceedings. It is a fun film and a thriller at the same time and that makes it a very engaging film for the viewers.
The performance from Jayaram was once again superb and his new look for this movie has been quite good as well. UnniMukundan once again rocked with his awesome screen presence and along with him, youngsters like SanjuSivaram and Adhil Ibrahim was also done well. But the show stealer was Prakash Raj, who had given a terrific performance in it as a character which has negative shades in its characterization. Female lead artists like Amala Paul, Shivada and Anu Sithara also given a convincing performance in it. Amala Paul had to be appreciated for her stunning make over for this movie. Others artists like Jacob Gregory, Ramesh Pisharody, DharmajanBolgatty, SajuKodiyan, Maniyanpilla Raju, SajuNavodaya, KaviyoorPonnamma, PonnammaBabu, Janardhananetc also their part to perfection in this flick.
The DOP of this film is Pradeep Nair and he had provided some colorful frames which helped to create the desired atmosphere in the plot. Music was scored by Ratheesh Vega and he did a decent job too with his tunes. Ranjith KR edited the flick and his cuts provided good pace for the narration.
In total, Achayans is a complete family entertainer which will be loved by both youth and family audience. It is a pakka festival entertainer which will give you the entertainment you want from a mass movie.