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Kayamkulam Kochunni Review


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Review for Kayamkulam Kochunni:
 (No Spoilers) 
*Language: Malayalam 
*Genere: Historical Drama Thriller 
*Duration: 171 Minutes 
*Theatre: Carnival Cinemas 
*Status: Houseful 
*Revie By : Arun Jyothi Valiyaveetil 
 
*Pros:
1: Direction 
2: Story, Screenplay & Dialogues 
3: Performance of lead actors 
4:: Cinematography 
5:: Music and Background score. 
6: Editing 
7: Technical Department 
 
*Cons:
1: Dubbing issues 
2: Some Dramatic Sequences 
 
*One Word: Kayamkulam Kochunni is an engaging and complete worth watch historical action drama. 
 
*Story Idea:
      Kayamkulam Kochunni tells the biographical story of the famous bandit Kochunni who lived in Kayamkulam which is situated in the southern part of Kerala. The movie describes the life of the heroic 19th-century highwayman and how he leaps up from his humble origination to become an enduring folk hero.  
 
*Analysis to Direction, Story, Screenplay and Dialogues: 
 
The movie is directed by the hitmaker Roshan Andrrews and the story, screenplay and dialogues are written by Bobby and Sanjay. The director Roshan Andrrews and the writers Bobby Sanjay truly deserves a huge applause for their extraordinary work. The directional style of Roshan Andrrews was passionate and the making style of the movie was following the right path to maintain the impact of the story. The direction was having the accurate engaging grip till the end without any kind of boredom factors. The screenplay was having the mix-up factors of thrilling action sequences, sentiments, romance, liberation etc and the director had brilliantly executed each and every factor according to the core of the story. The dialogues in the movie were exemplary which can influence the viewers to travel within the movie. Most of the dialogues were piercing and sharp which creates the real wow factor. The major targeted factor of recreating the historical days was victoriously implemented by both the director and writer. The predominant tone of the movie focus on the biographical life of Kayamkulam Kochunni and fortunately, the director and the writers had successfully portrayed the stunning life of him without any kind of confusing elements. The story and screenplay convey eventfull and offer with good thrilling components and finally, the terminal wining credits come out at the hand of the hand of the director Roshan Andrews by his making style. 
 
*Performance Of Lead Actors:
 
Nivin Pauly as Kayamkulam Kochunni delivered a top-notch performance. The character Kayamkulam Kochunni will be definitely listed among his best career-best performances. His characterization for the central character was dazzling with his astounding performance. Interestingly his action sequences were unbelievable and he had genuinely worked for the traditional martial art Kalaripayattu. Nivin Pauly's dialogue delivery and its contact in the way of presenting was vivid. Through this character, Nivin Pauly had once again proved that the romance will be safer in his hands. His combination scenes with actor Mohanlal is one of the major irresistible factors of the film. The emotional scenes performed by Nivin Pauly was stupendous with genuine naturality. Mohanlal as Ithikkara Pakki makes a cameo appearance. His cameo role has a crucial turn in the movie and Mohanlal delivered a remarkable performance. The outlook and his appearance as Ithikkara Pakki were unbelievable and prodigious. His new transformation to fitness is really phenomenal and it was amazingly matching to the character. The dialogue delivering and his voice power for the words was fabulous. Sunny Wayne played the role of Keshavan who works for British Raj and its a character having a negative shade which he did perfectly. His looks and costumes were perfectly matching and also the dialogue delivery and his acting was good. Priya Anand looked gorgeous as the heroine who played the role of Janaki. Her performance was impressive but in some areas, the dubbing had mismatched. Her character was having a vital importance in the movie which she managed to perform accurately.Babu Antony as Thangal shines in the climax and Manikandan, Tom Chacko as Kochu Pillai Sudheer Karamana did justice to their respective characters. Sudev Nair also makes a cameo role which was brilliant. Jude Antony's guest appearance was also good with humour touches.
 
*Music, BGM & Technical Aspects:
 
The musical work of the movie was performed by Gopi Sundar. The songs were impressive but at some tunes couple of resemblance was felt of his earlier works especially for the song 'Thjanajana Naadam'. The background score was also fine with the usual pattern of Gopi Sundar music. The song 'Kalariyadavum' sang by Vijay Yesudas and Shreya Goshal was melodious and the lyrics of Shobin Kannangattu was beautiful. The item song 'Nrithageethikalennum' sang by Pushpavathy Poypadathu was superb. The cinematography by Binod Pradhan was mind-blowing. The shots, especially at action sequences and horse riding, were remarkable. The close-up shots and rainy shots were also impressive. The frames of the 19th century were captured masterly which is admirable. The editing of A.Sreekar Prasad was crisp and clear and mismatches were never felt. Importantly the Art Department of the movie earns a huge salute for making an applaudable movie set as per the story deserves praise and commendation.  The costume designer Dhanya Balakrishanan had also done an awesome job for bringing out the ethical costumes according to the period. 
 
*Overall:
 
So overall Kayamkulam Kochunni is a spectacular historical film which offers a thrilling story with the sensational performance of Nivin Pauly and Mohanlal. The movie has all the scintillating components to entertain the viewers and no doubt it will definitely satisfy the viewers of all age groups. To conclude this movie is a must watch for those who love to know the formidable life of highwayman Kayamkulam Kochunni. 
 
*Verdict: Must Watch 
*Grade: A
*Rating: 8/10 
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