Ann Maria Kalippilaanu, which has Sara Arjun and Sunny wayne in the lead roles has hit the theatres today(August 5, 2016). The film which is the second directorial venture of Midhun Manuel Thomas has been produced by Alice George under the banner of Goodwill Entertainments
The movie touted to be a feel-good entertainer with a
difference, has been jointly scripted by Midhun Manuel Thomas and
Go through the slides to meet the cast and crew members
of Ann Maria Kalippilaanu..
Sara Arjun As Ann Maria
Sara Arjun, who shot to fame with her roles in films like
Deiva Thirumagal and Saivam, would be seen in the
role of Ann Maria in the film.
Sunny Wayne As Poompaatta Gireesh
Sunny Wayne is back to a full-length role after a brief
break.The actor would be seen in the role of a small time guda
named Poombatta Gireesh.
Aju Varghese As Ambrose
Aju Varghese does the role of Ambrose, a character who closely
follows giressh. It is for the first time that Sunny Wayne and Aju
Varghese are doing a full-length movie together.
Rest Of The Cast
The film also features actors like Saiju Kurupp, Siddique, Shine
Tom Chacko, Leona Lishoy, Dharamajan Bolghatty in important
Director: Midhun Manuel Thomas
Ann Maria Kalippilaanu is the second outing of Midhun
Manuel Thomas as a director. He debuted as a director with the film
Aadu, released in the year 2015.
Music Director: Shaan Rahman
Shaan Rahmaan, who is on a high after giving back-to-back hits
returns with the film Ann Maria Kalippilaanu. The songs of
the film have already turned out to be hits.
The story of Ann Maria Kalippilaanu revolves around a
vibrant and jovial kid named Ann Maria. Things take a turn when she
witnesses certain events that happen in her school, which leaves
her disturbed. It is then that Poompaatta Gireesh enters the scene
and the rest of the happenings form Ann Maria
About The Movie
Ann Maria Kalippilaanu is a light-hearted feel-good
entertainer in all the senses. The film won't make you bored at any
point of time and there are some moments laced with simple humour
which are genuinely enjoyable. The makers have made it a point to
convince the viewers about the storyline and happenings.
Where Ann Maria Kalippilaanu scores heavily is in its
narrative pattern. The director has employed an interesting
narrative pattern taking us through the life of Ann Maria through
different characters in the film.
Sara Arjun plays the lead role of Ann Maria and she definitely
is the life of the movie. The young kid has made a solid debut in
Malayalam and she is sure to win the hearts of the audiences in the
Sunny Wayne gets a meaty role in the form of Poompaatta Gireesh,
a small time gunda and a lazy guy. He has put up a
convincing performance. Aju Varghese is at his usual best and
leaves a mark, as Ambrose. A big applause to Siddique, as this man
is unstoppable and he is sure to entertain you with the portrayal
Rest of the cast comprises of actors like Saiju Kurup, Shine Tom
Chacko, Leona Lishoy and one would get a feel like they could have
been used in a better manner. Thattathin Marayathu fame John
Kaippallil, who plays the character with a negative shade, is
definitely a good prospect for Malayalam films.
Script & Direction
First thing first, Ann Maria Kalippilaanu is not a film
in the lines of the director's previous venture Aadu, which fetched
him good popularity. The director has taken a different path in
narrating a feel-good movie. Don't expect the heavy BGMs or
complete style sequences, that you saw in Aadu.
Midhun Manuel Thomas has used his creative liberties up to a
good extent and he has smartly packaged some scenes, which would
answer the doubts in your mind. But, still the director could have
taken care of some cliche elements like those in the climax and
certain scenes involving the kids.
Script jointly written by Midhun Manuel Thomas and Jithin
Manthrickal, has addressed some of the major social issues, without
losing the entertainment factor. On the flip side, while some
characters have been brilliantly developed, some others have got
Music & BGM
Shaan Rahman never disappoints and his fresh tunes have
contibuted a lot to the film. Sooraj S Kurupp also scores well with
Cinematography & Editing
Vishnu Sharma has done a good job in capturing some good frames.
Expertise of Lijo paul has come in to play in editing and he has
done well to keep the running length to just over 2 hours.
Ann Maria Kalippilaanu is a genuine feel-good movie with some good moments to offer to the audiences. The film won't disappoint you as it has been freshly packaged by Midhun Manuel Thomas.