If we make a list of the most underrated films in Malayalam, then the film Chenkol, which was the sequel to the much acclaimed film Kireedam, would find a top spot in the list.
Recently, actor Prithviraj too opened up about his views on the
film Chenkol, which had Mohanlal in the lead role. The
actor took to twitter to scribble down his thoughts about the
Take a look at the tweet posted by the
The actor stated that the central character Sethumadhavan haunts
him much more in the film Chenkol than in the film
Kireedam, which was its prequel.
Well, we can't disagree with that and many of you out there
would be sharing the same view about the film.
The first part of the film directed by Sibi Malayil and written
by Lohithadas was a big hit at the box-office and at the same time,
the film was critically acclaimed as well.
When it came to Chenkol, the expectations on the
project were sky high and hence the audiences couldn't digest the
happenings in the film back then and the film didn't do a good
business at the box-office.
But, a closer look in to the film would reveal the fact that
Chenkol had many more soul stirring moments to offer, than
Kireedam. Performance of Mohanlal was top-notch in both
the versions, but certain section of audiences rate his performance
in Chenkol as one of his career best.