Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum, the much awaited film from one of the highly acclaimed actor-director combos of Mollywood, has hit the theatres today (June 30, 2017).
Starring Fahadh Faasil and Suraj Venjaramoodu in the lead roles, Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum, directed Dileesh Pothan, is the second venture of the film-maker. The expectations are definitely sky high on this movie, which is said to be a realistic movie with a difference.
9.43 AM: Here we go... LIVE review of the much-awaited movie of the year, Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum.
9.50 AM: The advance booking for Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum is good and that justifies the expectations on this movie.
9.55 AM: Second film of a film-maker is the biggest challenge for him/her. Let us see whether Dileesh Pothan can win the challenge with Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum.
9.57 AM: The show is scheduled to start at 10 AM... Waiting to witness 'Pothettan's Brilliance'
10.09 AM: And the show begins...
10.12 AM: Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum has a host of newcomers in it...
10.15 AM: The audiences welcome Suraj Venjaramoodu with applause... Proves how good an actor he has turned out to be, over the years...
10.22 AM: Is it Srinda who has dubbed for Nimisha in Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum?
10.31 AM: Time for the big performer to come in action... #FahadhFaasil
10.42 AM: Have to say this... Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum has a really interesting plot to narrate...
10.54 AM: In Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum, we get to see a mix of the lifestyles in Vaikom and Kasargode.
11.08 AM: Loaded with light humour in a sheer brilliant plot...
11.15 AM: And that's an end to the first half of Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum...
How often do you hear a loud round of applause in the theatre right after the first half of the film?
Well, the first half of Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum has everything in it leave the audiences immensely impressed. A thin and experimental plot narrated in an engaging manner.
The stage is set for a perfect second half... Sure to witness more and more of Pothettan's brilliance...
11.25 AM: And here begins the second half of Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum...
11.29 AM: Police station sequences have been well crafted and are amongst the best Malayalam cinema has ever seen...
11.34 AM: Priceless reactions from Fahadh Faasil... This man is simply brilliant...
11.46 AM: To all aspiring film-makers, How to use new actors effectively? Learn it from Dileesh Pothan...
11.58 AM: So far, Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum is realistic to the core.
12.02 PM: Both Fahadh Faasil and Suraj Venjaramoodu are mighty impressive. They are simply nailing it with their performances.
12.08 AM: The film is getting a thriller angle, which is promising.
12.27 AM: Nicely placed sequences riding high on the performances and smartly written dialogues.
12.33 AM: And that's an end to the movie..!!!
It is yet another simple yet impactful movie from Dileesh Pothan. Definitely, with its realistic content and making, the Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum is one of the best films of the year, so far.
Maheshinte Prathikaaram team strikes it big, yet again.
Can Fahadh Faasil continue his good run with Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum? Has the film lived up to the huge expectations bestowed on it? Is Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum yet another gem from film-maker Dileesh Pothan. To get the answers, stay tuned with us for the LIVE review of Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum.
Also, Read some interesting facts about Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum..
Rajeev Ravi As A Cinematographer In Malayalam, After A Break
Ace cinematographer Rajeev Ravi has handled the camera department of the movie. The presence of a stalwart like him in the crew list of the movie, is a real big positive. It is after a short gap that he is cranking the camera for a film in Malayalam.
Presence Of Syam Pushkaran
Interestingly, Syam Pushkaran, the writer of Maheshinte Prathikaaram too is a part of this project. The National award winning film-maker the creative director of this film, which has its script written by Sajeev Pazhoor.
4 Lead Characters
If reports are to be believed, Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum is more than a Fahadh Faasil movie. Reportedly, the story of the film revolves around four lead characters, played by Fahadh Faasil, Suraj Venjaramoodu, Alencier Ley and Nimisha Sajayan.
The Audition For Police Roles
Interestingly, to add that realistic elements to the movie, an audition was held to select actors to essay the roles of policemen in Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum. Reportedly, as many as 25 real-life police officers were selected to play key roles in the movie.
The Second Venture Of Urvashi Theatres
Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum has been produced by Sandip Senan and Anish M Thomas under the banner Urvasi Theatres. In fact, the film is the second venture of the banner with the first one being the 2013 release Nee Ko Nja Cha, which was a hit at the box office.
Shot Extensively In Kasargode
Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum went on floors by the month of December in 2016. The initial few portions of the movie were shot in Vaikkom. Later, the crew shifted to Kasargode, where the major potions of the film were canned.