Ramante Edanthottam is the Kunchacko Boban
starring romantic drama, which is written and directed by Ranjith
Sankar. Anu Sithara essays the female lead in the movie, which is
produced by director Ranjith himself, for the banner Dreams N
Ram Menon aka Raman is a 40-year-old man who runs a resort near
a forest area. He is extremely passionate about nature and
loves to live near the forest.
Raman's life takes a different turn when he falls in love with
Malini, a city-bred young woman who visits his resort on a
4-days-long vacation. Where Raman and Malini's brief affair takes
them, forms the crux of the story.
Cast & Crew
Kunchacko Boban as Raman
Kunchacko Boban, who plays Raman, once again astonishes us with
his extremely charming screen presence and matured acting skills.
Even though it is not a challenging role for the actor, it is truly
a pleasure to watch Chackochan as Raman, a man with neverending
Anu Sithara as Malini
Anu Sithara, who plays Malini, has portrayed the powerful
character with absolute ease and maturity, despite this being her
first performance-oriented role. The role of the woman who frees
herself from an unhappy married life and finds herself was
totally safe in Anu's hands. She is undoubtedly here to
Script & Direction:
Ranjith Sankar, the writer-director has tried a hand in the
romance genre, with Ramante Edanthottam. The director
successfully creates a deep, unconventional love story, without
He has succeeded in bringing out the best from his lead actors.
A special kudos for the wonderful portrayal of the lead characters,
especially Malini. But, the constant slow pace in the movie
narration and extremely predictive storyline might not go well with
the audiences, who expect an engaging watch.
Joju George as Elvis
Joju George proves that he is one of the most under-rated actors
of his generation, by delivering his career-best performance in
Ramante Edanthottam. The actor is simply brilliant as
Elvis, the chauvinistic husband in the movie and even manages to
outshine his co-stars at several points, with his amazing acting
Ramesh Pisharady managed to score in a few scenes, with his
impeccable comical timing. But Aju Varghese was totally wasted in
his not-so-new role. Muthumali, Sreejith Ravi, and the rest of the
star cast, are good in their respective roles.
Madhu Neelankandan's breath-taking visuals makes Ramante
Edanthottam an exceptionally beautiful movie experience. The
stunning visuals have made a perfect backdrop for feel-good,
Bijibal, the National award-winning musician once again makes a
mark with his soulful music. The background score goes perfectly
hand-in-hand with the mood of the movie. The musician also
impresses with the three melodious songs in the movie.
Other Technical Aspects
The editing by V Sajan could have been a little more effective,
as the movie falls into the slow pace at certain portions. Ajay
Mangad, the art director deserves a great applause for the creation
of Raman's beautiful Edanthottam.
Ramante Edanthottam is a beautiful portrayal of the
complex human relationships. The movie is just not all about
romance, but it is also about standing up for our self-esteem and
following our dreams. It might not impress all types of audiences,
but will be a treat for those who love light, feel-good
An impressive take on romance and relationships. Watch it if you
are a fan of light, feel-good cinema.