Karmayodha, directed by Major Ravi and starring Mohanlal, Murali Sharma, Aishwarya Devan and Biju Menon among others is undoubtedly a Christmas - New Year treat for Mohanlal fans. The theatre opened to almost full houses across the country. Karmayodha, as was expected does not let you down. Being an investigative thriller, the film has the mystery element and that works very well on the psyche of the audience.
While the first half is rollicking, the second half too doesn't let you down. Karmayodha is fast paced from the beginning and grips the audience to their seat. When it comes to action, our superstar Mohanlal entices you completely. Cinematography by Pradeep Nair is good. Music by MG Sreekumar is classy and lyrics are hummable. Background score by Jeffrey Jonathan suits the thriller plot very well.
Though certain scenes defy logic, you don't question much! Story Madhava Menon (Mohanlal) is an encounter specialist and investigating officer who lands in Kerala from Mumbai to bust the mafia groups involved in flesh trade and human trafficking. Madhava Menon is a very fearless officer who takes decisions on the spot, without always waiting for orders from the top.
He is nicknamed 'Mad Menon' by his colleagues as he can be very unkind and ruthless when it comes to his work, even shooting on spot where required! Madhava Menon's tryst with the anti-social elements form the crux of Karmayodha. Performances Karmayodha is undoubtedly one of the biggest hits of Mohanlal this year. Mohanlal has once again proved that he can still carry a film on his shoulders provided it has a good storyline. His action scenes, specially is commendable. Bineesh Kodiyeri is another actor who stands out. In fact, all the actors have done a good job.
Verdict: Karmayodha is mainly for die-hard Mohanlal fans who would love to see their superhero take on the goons and teach them a lesson for life! Cast: Mohanlal, Murali Sharma, Aishwarya Devan, Biju Menon, Rajeev Pillai, Mukesh Director: Major Ravi
Malayalam Best of 2017