Rani Padmini is the advenure drama which stars Manju Warrier and Rima Kallingal in the lead roles. The movie is directed by Aashiq Abu and penned by Syam Pushkaran and Ravi Sankar. Rani Padmini is produced by Fort Entertainments.
Rani Padmini Story
Rani (Rima Kallingal) is a tomboyish young woman who escapes
from a group of goons. Padmini (Manju Warrier), on the other hand,
is a simple married woman who is in search of her husband (Jinu
Joseph) who went to participate in a car rally.
Padmini and Rani meet during a trip and then develop a strong
bonding. The journey turns the lives of the duo and the women
discover themselves. What happens to Rani and Padmini forms the
crux of the story.
Cast And Performance
Manju Warrier and Rima Kallingal literally carry the movie in
their shoulders. Manju is at her usual best as the simple, matured
Padmini; while Rima equally shines as the tomboyish Rani. But there
is nothing extraordinary about their performances.
Jinu Joseph and Sajitha Madathil surprise with their portrayal
of Padmini's husband and mother-in-law. The rest of the star cast
includes Sreenath Bhasi, Sana Althaf, Soubin Shaheer, Praveen Jain,
Hareesh Khanna, Kunchan, Ambika Mohan etc are good in their
Script And Direction
Aashiq Abu makes a perfect comeback after the disastrous movie
Gangster. He scores by beautifully narrating a
not-so-strong theme to near perfection.
The script by Syam Pushkaran and Ravi Sankar has succeeded in
depicting the wafer thin story line through a strong script. The
sharp and crispy dialogues deserve a special mention.
Madhu Neelakandan is the director of photography. The
breathtaking visuals make the movie a perfect treat. Saiju
Sreedharan's editing is up to the marks. Sameera Saneesh's costumes
highly support the characterization.
Songs and background score are composed by National Award winner
Bijibal. The songs are just okay; but the musician scores with the
perfect background score which completely sinks in with the
A beautiful entertainer. Watch it without much
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details of the cast and crew....
Manju Warrier plays Padmini, the matured, understanding,
feminine woman, who leads a suffocating life with her husband and
Rima Kallingal plays Rani, a tomboyish woman who craves for the
attention of her parents, who always wanted an ideal
Aashiq Abu is back with a directorial venture, after a short
hiatus of one and a half years.
Syam Pushkaran And Ravi Sankar
Syam Pushkaran and Ravi Sankar penned the screenplay and
dialogues for the movie. Syam has collaborated with Aashiq for his
earlier movies, including 22 Female Kottayam.
Madhi Neelakandan is the director photography. It is the first
collaboration of Madhu and Aashiq.
Saiju Sreedharan handles the editing. Sameera Saneesh designs
the costumes. Libin Mohanlal handles the makeup.
The songs and background score are composed by Bijibal. He is
teaming up with Aashiq Abu for the fourth time.
A beautiful entertainer to be watched without much