The wait has finally come to an end and Villain is all set to take over the theatres across Kerala. The much anticipated film of Mohanlal is expected to offer a grand treat for the audiences.
Here we go.... LIVE review of the much-awaited film of the year... Villain...
7.52 AM: Nothing much has to be said about the crowd status. Purely phenomenal..!
7.57 AM: The show is expected to begin in a short while and the entire crowd can't contain the excitement... #VillainWave
8.02 AM: The Villain show begins...
8.05 AM: A huge round of applause as the title card appear... #Villain
8.09 AM: Villain begins in style... A big mystery is on cards...
8.12 AM: Pure class... Mohanlal makes a majestic entry as Mathew Manjooran #Villain
8.20 AM: Here is the most favourite dialogue in the movie... Any guesses?
8.30 AM: A well-choreographed action sequence in Villain...
8.36 AM: Visual beauty of the song Kandittum Kandittum should be experienced from the big screens...
8.42 AM: Mathew Manjooran is back to a mission... Looking forward for exciting times in Villain... #VillainWave
8.51 AM: Investigation mode is on and it is interesting
9.04 AM: Scintillating performance from Mohanlal... Subtle yet impactful
9.13 AM: The song Kanava has been placed pretty well in the movie weaving into the narrative..!
9.18 AM: And that's an end to the first half of Villain
So far, the film is on the right track keeping the mystery element in tack.... The movie takes its own time to set up the plot... There is no over dosage of mass elements and as mentioned, sticks true to its storyline. Flashback sequences are so intense and effective.
Above all, Mohanlal scores with his spectacular performance. Truly class...
Well, the second half of Villain will be crucial and everything will depend on what the mystery is and how it unfolds.
9.26 AM: The second half of Villain begins and lets see what the movie has on store.
9.32 AM: It's nice to see each member of the team contributing something to the investigation.
9.38 AM: Villain does focus on some important social issues.
9.44 AM: A high voltage action scene is on cards?
9.56 AM: There are quite a few emotional sequences in Villain
10.02 AM: Mystery quotient is building up keeping the audiences guessing
10.08 AM: Vishal has put up a real good performance and his dialogue delivery is too good
10.14 AM: That much awaited scene from the teaser is here and Mohanlal is top class...
10.25 AM: And that's an end to the movie...
Villain has a majestic performance from Mohanlal... He simply steals the show... Mindblowing
Coming to the movie... Villain is more of an emotional thriller giving due importance to the emotional elements. Don't expect a mass movie or a suspense filled thriller and Villain tales a different route giving more importance to emotional elements.
With Villain, B Unnikrishnan is back to film-making after a gap of 3 years and he would definitely try to strike gold with this film. On the other hand, Mohanlal is expected to set the box office on fire once again with Villain.
Can the B Unnikrishnan-Mohanlal team repeat the success of Madambi and Grandmaster?
Meanwhile, scroll down to read some interesting facts about Villain...
Mollywood Debut Of These Stars
Villain paves way for the entry of some of the big stars of South Indian film industry to Mollywood. Popular actors, Vishal, Hansika Motwani, Sreekanth, Rashi Khanna etc., will be seen playing pivotal roles in Villain.
Villain is the first ever Indian film to be shot in 8K resolution. Reportedly, the movie was shot using a 'Red' camera from Weapon Helium 8K series and is expected to offer a different viewing experience for the audiences.
Villain is the first Malayalam film of the popular production banner Rockline Productions. The banner has produced over 25 films in different languages. They are the producers of the Bollywood movie Bajrangi Bhaijaan, which fetched both critical and commercial success.
Spectacular Action Scenes
The action scenes in Villain are expected to be top class ones as they have been choreographed by some of the big names of the industry. Popular action directors Peter Hein, Stunt Silva, Ravi varma, Ram, Laxman etc., have worked for the film.
B Unnikrishnan's Fourth Film With Mohanlal
Villain marks the fourth association of B Unnikrishnan and Mohanlal. Earlier, they had teamed up for the movies Madambi, Grandmaster and Mr. Fraud out of which the first two films emerged as big hits at the box office.
The Other Language Versions
Reportedly, Villain will be released in Tamil and Telugu languages, as well. Earlier, there were reports that all the versions will get a release on the same day but now, the team is planning to release the other language versions in November.
Villain's pre-release is business is nothing less than phenomenal. Reportedly, the film has already fetched above 10 Crores in this aspect. The satellite rights of the film have been sold for approximately 7 Crores.
B Unnikrishnan Had Prithviraj In His Mind For This Role..!
Vishal is making his debut in Malayalam with an important role in Villain. Initially, B Unnikrishnan had Prithviraj in his mind for this particular role but the actor was busy with the shoot of other films. While scripting for the film progressed, B Unnikrishnan figured out Vishal as the suitable actor this role.