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The Great Father FDFS: LIVE Review From Theatre!

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The Great Father is all set to give the month of March a special edge, with the film making a grand release in the theatres today (March 30, 2017). This Mammootty starrer, directed by Haneef Adeni, is by far the most anticipated Malayalam movie of the year 2017.

Produced under the banner August Cinema, The Great Father has an ensemble star cast featuring actors like Arya, Aneha, Malavika Mohanan, Baby Anikha etc., in important roles. The teasers and posters of the movie has enhanced the hope and expectation on this movie, which has been tagged as a family thriller.

Well, Mammootty is definitely in need of a big hit and The Great Father is expected to give the actor that real big hit by all means. Has the movie lived up to the huge hype? Will the movie set the cash registers ringing? Read our LIVE review of The Great Father to get the answers.

Here we go... LIVE review of The Great Father from Thripunithura Central Talkies...

7.18 AM: It's a big release for Mammootty and all his fans are waiting for a big hit from him through The Great Father...

7.25 AM: The show is expected to begin by 7.30 and despite being an early morning show the theatre is fast filling... The Great Father effect!!

7.29 AM: And The Great Father begins... The excitement of the crowd is incomparable...

7.34 AM: A promising start indeed...

7.39 AM: How many times have you seen crowd giving a round of applause for a debut film-maker... Well, Haneef Adeni gets that applause...

7.44 AM: Well, a good reply to all those who trolled the dialogues from the second teaser. Those sequences have been well placed in the movie with proper justification...

7.49 AM: Here comes the man... David Ninan... In full style... #TheGreatFather

7.59 AM: It seems like the stage is getting set for the main storyline in The Great Father...

8.05 AM: The Great Father deals with a socially relevant topic...

8.09 AM: When it comes to emotional sequences, there is none to beat Mammootty... The Great Father is yet another example for that...

8.13 AM: Arya's Andrews Eapen gets an equally royal entry...

8.23 AM: Father-Daughter bond has been shown exceedingly well in The Great Father...

8.33 AM: Baby Anikha gives some spectacular performance in certain scenes... She is a real talent...

8.40 AM: It's a half time for The Great Father...

So far, The Great Father is an intriguing tale. A slowly paced but still has its heart at the right place.... First half has some real brilliant performances from Mammootty and Anikha.... 

Well, let's gear up for a promising second half... We can definitely expect some real mass elements in it...

8.52 AM: David Ninan begins his mission and the mass factor comes to play in The Great Father...

9.00 AM: Mammootty is the real king of swag... The Great Father underlines that fact...

9.11 AM: It's time for some real mass dialogues in The Great Father...

9.17 AM: Mia George gets the chance to mouth some real powerful dialogues...

9.22 AM: Back to back hoot-worthy scenes in The Great Father... Stunning..!!!

9.29 AM: The wait for the mass scene from the first teaser has come to an end... And it's a real stunner...

9.37 AM: Suspense element is working out pretty well in The Great Father...

9.49 AM: Get ready for a riveting climax..!!

10.06 AM: And it's a sensible end to the movie...

The second half of the film is filled with loads of exhilarating sequences. Well, kudos to Haneef Adeni for making use of the actor and star in Mammootty equally.

Rightly, The Great Father isn't just a movie for the fans. By taking a socially relevant issue as the core theme, The Great Father serves its purpose as a good film...

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Meanwhile, read some interesting facts about The Great Father...

My Dad David

The film was in the news since its announcement days. Initially, there were reports doing the rounds that the film would be titled as My Dad David. But later, the makers confirmed the title of the movie as The Great Father.

Earlier Planned As A Christmas Release

In fact, The Great Father was earlier planned as the Christmas release of the year 2016. Later, the makers decided to push forward the release to January 2017. But, the theatre strike further delayed the release of the movie and finally, the makers confirmed March 30, 2017 as the release date of the movie.

Comeback Of Sneha In A Full Length Role

Actress Sneha is making a comeback to films in a full length role with The Great Father (she was seen doing a cameo in Ore Mukham). The Great Father also marks her fourth association with Megastar Mammootty.

Shaam's Debut In Malayalam

Popular Tamil actor Shaam makes his debut in Mollywood with The Great Father. Reportedly, the actor will be seen playing the role of a Police Officer and it will be a cameo role for him.

Stunning Action Sequences

The film is said to be having some stunning action sequences. Reportedly, Mammootty did certain stunt sequences of the movie without the help of dupes. Arya, who plays an important role in the movie did shower praises on the actor's high level of dedication.

Second Association Of August Cinema With Mammootty

The Great Father has been produced under the banner August Cinema. It is not for the first time that the banner is producing a Mammootty movie. Earlier, they had bankrolled Kadal Kadannoru Maathukutty, directed by Ranjith.

Fan Shows

Reportedly, the film has set a new record in the fan shows. According to the reports, The Great Father will also have special fan shows in various cities in Australia. .

Earlier Planned As A Christmas Release

In fact, The Great Father was earlier planned as the Christmas release of the year 2016. Later, the makers decided to push forward the release to January 2017. But, the theatre strike further delayed the release of the movie and finally, the makers confirmed March 30, 2017 as the release date of the movie.

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