Ayaal Njanalla is a comedy entertainer which stars Fahadh Faasil in the lead role. The movie is scripted and directed by actor turned filmmaker, Vineeth Kumar. Popular director Ranjith pens the story.
Mrudula Murali and debutante Divya
Pillai essays the female leads opposite Fahadh. Ayaal
Njanalla is produced by Dr. TA Sundar Menon, under the banner
Sun Ads And Film Productions.
Ayaal Njanalla Plot
Prakashan is a young man who hails from Koyilandi, a small town
in Kerala. He shifted to Gujarat 15 years back, along with his
family and is running a small scale business. Even though he has no
connection with Kerala, he still speaks in Koyilandi
He falls in love with Esha (Mrudula Murali) and she
reciprocates. Prakashan falls in huge debt after the unexpected
demise of his uncle (TG Ravi). He decides to sell his ancestral
property in Kerala and comes to hometown.
After reaching Kerala, Prakashan realises that he resembles a
famous actor; while people mistaken him for the actor. The
following incidents changes his life and this forms the crux of the
Ayaal Njanalla Cast And Performance
Fahadh Faasil stuns the audience with his brilliant performance.
He literally steals the show with his flawless acting skills and
comic timing. He deserves a special applause for delivering the
Koyilandi slang so effortlessly.
Mrudula Murali, who plays Esha looks gorgeous onscreen and okay
with her performance. Divya Pillai makes a decent debut; but her
performance is immature at certain points and she has to work on
her acting skills.
The rest of the cast includes TG Ravi, Renji Panicker, Tini Tom,
Sijoy Varghese, Noby, Sreekumar, Dinesh Nair, Sreekanth Menon, etc
perfectly plays their respective roles.
Story, Screenplay, And Direction
The story penned by Ranjith is highly interesting and
Vineeth Kumar makes a promising directorial debut with the
movie. The director has managed to keep the movie entertaining from
the beginning to climax.
But the movie loses the excitement factor in the second half and
lags at certain points. Some particular scenes lack the logic and
leave the audience confused.
Shamdat Sainudeen is the director of photography. The visuals
are just mindblowing; especially in the song sequences. The
cinematographer has managed to create a classy ambiance for the
movie. Manoj's editing slightly falls in the second half; but in
overall, he has done a neat job.
Songs And Background Score
Songs and background score are composed by Manu Ramesan. The
composer impresses with the fresh rhythmic songs. The soulful
background score creates a perfect mood throughout the
A neatly packed entertainer for the season and a perfect treat
for the Fahadh Faasil fans.
Check out the slides for some candid pics of Ayaal
Njanalla cast & crew...
Fahadh Faasil is playing an interesting character in the film,
with two different appearances. He is using a wig for one of the
appearances, which is for the first time in his career.
It is the first big release for Mrudula Murali, who has been
active with some small films in the industry. She plays Esha a half
Malayali girl, in the movie.
Debutante Divya Pillai plays one of the two female leads in the
movie. The crew hasn't revealed any details about Divya
It is the feature film debut of popular actor Vineeth Kumar. He
has earlier directed some highly popular advertisements and music
The story is penned by filmmaker Ranjith. Initially, he was
planning to direct the film himself, with Fahadh in the lead role.
But later gave the opportunity to Vineeth Kumar.
Songs And Background Score
Songs and background score are composed by Manu Ramesan.
Manu is the son of popular poet cum lyricist, S Ramesan Nair. The
first song of the
movie, Neelavan Mukile has
already entered the hit charts.
Shamdat is the director of photography. Manoj handles the
editing. The costumes are designed by Sameera
A fun-filled entertainer.