Pathemari, the Mammootty starrer period drama written and directed by Salim Ahamed hits the theatres today. Mammootty depicts the central character Pallickal Narayanan. Sreenivasan plays a pivotal role in the movie. Jewel Mary essays the female lead.
Shaheen Siddique, the eldest son of Siddique makes his acting debut with the movie. The rest of the star cast includes Salim Kumar, Siddique, Balachandra Menon, Joy Mathew, Yavanika Gopalakrishnan, Saju Navodaya, Anu Joseph, Sruthi Lakshmi etc.
Here are some factors which raises the expectations of viewers upon the movie:
Mammootty's Performance Oriented Role
Mammootty is playing a character which has lots of scope to perform, in the movie. The movie travels through Pallickal Narayanan's life from 1980's to 2015. The actor will feature three different getups in the movie. Viewers expect a real classy performance by Mammootty.
Mammootty Back With Salim Ahamed
Mammootty and Salim Ahamed are back together after the highly acclaimed Kunjananthante Kada. Even though Pathemari doesn't belongs to the commercial genre, it is expected to satisfy all, those who love good cinema.
Collaboration of 6 National Award Winner And An Oscar Winner
Pathemari marks the collaboration of 6 National Award winners, including Mammootty, Salim Ahamed, Salim Kumar, cinematographer Madhu Ambat, music director Bijibal and makeup artist Pattanam Rashid, along with the Oscar winner Rasool Pookkutty.
Accolades Even Before The Release
The movie made it to the final round of the Oscar Nominations, for the official entry of India into the Academy awards. Even though Marathi movie The Court bagged the nomination, Pathemari was widely appreciated by the jury.
The Super Strong Supporting Cast
Pathemari has some real talents in the star cast apart from Mammootty, including Sreenivasan, Siddique, Salim Kumar, Joy Mathew etc. The movie is expected to be a perfect treat for the diehard film lovers.