Previous Friday witnessed something which is not that common in the Malayalam film industry. The industry saw the release of two small films in the form of Ozhivudivasathe Kali and Lens, with good amount of hype.
Both the films, which had already made a mark of their own as
quality films, have managed to impress the normal audiences
Ozhivudivasathe Kali, directed by Sanal Kumar
Sasidharan, won the Kerala State Film Awards for the Best Film for
the year 2015. The film was finding it hard to make it to the
theatres and with the timely intervention of Aashiq Abu, the film
finally made it to the the theatres.
The film has been getting good responses from the audiences post
its theatrical release, with viewers turning up in good numbers in
theatres. In fact, in certain centres, the number of shows were
increased after the first day of release.
On the other hand, Lens directed Jayaprakash
Radhakrishnan has been getting amazing reviews from all the
quarters. The film has been tagged as one of the best revenge
thrillers in the recent times and according to various reviews, it
is one of the best movies released this year, so far.
Lens, was spotted by Lal Jose, who after watching the
initial preview of the film, decided to take up the distribution of
Well, the success of small films like Lens and Ozhivudivasathe Kali is definitely a good sign for Malayalam cinema ahead.