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Oru Vadakkan Selfie Movie Review: Laugh Your Heart Out

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Rating:
3.0/5

Oru Vadakkan Selfie is the comedy entertainer directed by G Prajith. The movie, which stars Nivin Pauly in the central role, is penned by actor-director Vineeth Sreenivasan. Popular child artist Manjima Mohan will make her debut in lead roles with the movie. Oru Vadakkan Selfie is produced by Vinod Shornur under the banner Cast N Crew.

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Oru Vadakkan Selfie Plot

Umesh (Nivin Pauly) is a carefree guy, who fails in his engineering exams with 42 arrears. He decides to be a filmmaker; out of his urge to earn money and fame. His dream is to assist popular director Gautham Menon and make a movie with Thala Ajith.

Along with his best buddies (Aju Varghese and Neeraj Madhav) decides to copy some Korean movie themes and make a movie. In the mean while, he meets Daisy (Manjima Mohan) and falls in love with her. Umesh's struggles to be a filmmaker lands him into some hilarious situations and this forms the crux of the story.

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Oru Vadakkan Selfie Cast And Performance

Nivin Pauly, who plays the central character Umesh, steals the show with his exuberant performance. Vineeth Sreenivasan, who essays Jack has improved a lot while compared to his last movie and looks comfortable in his own platform.

Manjima Mohan makes a fantastic debut and steals the show with her matured performance. Aju Varghese and Neeraj Madhav perfectly plays their respective roles. Rest of the cast, including Vijayaraghavan, Sreelakshmi, Santhosh Keezhattoor, Shrava, Harikrishnan etc are perfect in their roles.

Oru Vadakkan Selfie Script And Direction

The script penned by Vineeth Sreenivasan perfectly blends the comical elements with the impressive theme. The first half is rich with extraordinary comical situations; while the second half depicts some thrilling situations.

G Prajith makes a fantastic directorial debut with the movie and assures that he is here to stay.

Technical Aspects

Jomon T John's cinematography is simply classic. Ranjan Abraham's edits and cuts are perfect.

Oru Vadakkan Selfie Songs And Background Score

When all the other songs of the movie are just average, Shaan Rahman scores for Kaikottum Kandittilla, sung by Vaikom Vijayalakshmi. The background score perfectly matches the mood of the movie.

Verdict

A hilarious entertainer for this Vishu season, which will make you laugh your heart out.

Nivin Pauly As Umesh

Nivin Pauly plays Umesh, a carefree guy who fails in his engineering exams with 42 arrears. 

Manjima Mohan As Daisy

Manjima Mohan plays Daisy, Umesh's love interest.

Aju Varghese And Neeraj Madhav

Aju Varghese and Neeraj Madhav will essay  Shaji and Thankamma, the best buddies of Umesh.

Vineeth Sreenivasan As Jack

Vineeth Sreenivasan, the actor-filmmaker who penned the script, has also essayed a pivotal role in the movie.

G Prajith's Directorial Debut

G Prajith, Vineeth Sreenivasan's former assistant, makes his directorial debut with the movie.

Rest Of The Star Cast

Rest of the star cast includes Vijayaraghavan, Sreelakshmi, Santhosh Keezhattoor, Bhagath Manuel, Harikrishnan, Shravan etc.

LJ Films

LJ Films, owned by popular director Lal Jose, distributes the movie.

Technical Aspects

Jomon T John handles the cinematography and Ranjan Abraham handles the editing.

Songs And Background Score

Shaan Rahman composes the songs and background score.

Verdict

A hilarious entertainer for this Vishu season, which will make you laugh your heart out.

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