Puthiya Niyamam is the social thriller which stars Mammootty and Nayantara in the lead roles. The movie is written and directed by AK Sajan. Puthiya Niyamam is produced by P Venugopal and Geo Abraham, under the banner VG Films.
Puthiya Niyamam Story
Adv. Louis Pothan and Vasuki Iyer are an inter-caste couple.
They are blessed with a daughter named Chintha. Louis is a leading
advocate, film critic, and social activist. Vasuki, on the other
hand, is a Kathakali artist.
Meet The Cast & Crew Members In The
Mammootty As Adv. Louis Pothan
Mammootty plays Adv. Louis Pothan, who is an advocate,
movie critic, and social activist. He leads a peaceful life with
his family. Louis is a highly self-confident, chauvinistic person
who always stands for men.
Nayantara As Vasuki Iyer
Vasuki Iyer is Louis's loving wife. She is a Kathakali
artist by profession. But Vasuki's character has another shade,
which is unknown to Louis.
Baby Ananya As Chintha Louis Pothan
Chintha Louis Pothan is Louis and Vasuki's only
daughter. Chintha is an understanding kid, who is highly matured
for her age.
Sheelu Abraham As Jeena Bhai IPS
Jeena Bhai IPS is the police officer who investigates a
murder mystery. Jeena's investigation gradually connects to Louis
Pothan and his family.
Rachana Narayanankutty As Kanimani
Kanimani is the neighbour of Louis and Vasuki. She also
has some connections with their family, to the displeasure of
Aju Varghese appears as Louis Pothan's client. As usual,
the actor essays a character with the shades of
The movie is written and directed by popular
writer-director AK Sajan. His popular works include Dhruvam,
Chinthamani Kolacase, Nadiya Kollapetta Rathri
Roby Varghese Raj
Roby Varghese Raj, the former associate of popular
cinematographer Jomon T John, makes his debut as an independent
cinematographer with the movie.
Vivek Harshan, the National Award winning editor,
handles the editing of the movie. His other popular works include
Big B, 22 Female Kottayam, Jigarthanda,
Even though they had a love marriage, Louis and Vasuki's
ideologies about life are different; which cause frequent rifts
between them. An unexpected incident affects Louis and Vasuki's
peaceful life and what happens to them and their relationship forms
the crux of the story.
As usual, Mammootty brilliantly depicts Adv. Louis Pothan, which
undoubtedly is one of the best roles of his career in the recent
past. His exceptional chemistry with Nayantara is a treat to
Nayantara delivers her career best performance as Vasuki Iyer.
The actress just nailed it with her extraordinary acting skills. A
great applause for her decision to dub in her own voice.
Pradeep Kottayam, Rachana Narayanankutty, and Aju Varghese score
with their significant roles. Sheelu Abraham is okay in the role of
a rough and tough cop. SN Swamy surprises with his first ever
Story And Direction
AK Sajan, who has scripted and directed the movie, proves that
he is one of the best writers in town. He has grown as a film-maker
as well. The director has done complete justice to his
The movie is engaging from the beginning till the end, even
though most of the scenes are restricted to the lead characters.
But the comical sequences in the first half fails to entertain. The
fantastic climax deserves a huge round of applause.
Roby Varghese Raj makes a decent debut as the cinematographer of
the movie. Roby's visualization creates the perfect backdrop for
the movie, which is a crime thriller wrapped in a family story.
Vivek Harshan scores again with his perfect editing skills.
Songs & Background Score
Vinu Thomas's songs are okay, but fails to make a mark. Gopi
Sundar scores with his extraordinary background score; but still,
is repetitive at certain points.
A perfect thriller in the backdrop of a family story, with some outstanding performances.