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Honey Bee - Movie Review


Asif Ali, who recently married his fiancee Zama Mazreen, is out with his latest movie Honey Bee, which has hit the marque today. Actor Lal's son Jean Paul, who is making his debut as director with this film, seems to have taken inspiration from Hollywood movie Hangover as it offers enough hints at it. Even a couple of songs appear to be the rip-off of Bob Marley and Far East Movement's songs. The movie will surely impress youngster, who can relate many scenes with their own life.

Honey Bee featuring Asif Ali, Bhavana, Baburaj, Sreenath Bhasi, Balu Varghese, Lal and Archana Kavi in leads, is a tale of youth and friendship. The movie is a mixture of comedy, romance and suspense and this blend makes it a unique film. Set against the backdrop of Fort Kochi, the movie revolves around a group of five, how they land up in trouble after getting inebriated and how they try to wriggle out of it.

Sebastian (Asif Ali), Abu (Sreenath Bhasi), Ambrose Perera (Balu Varghese), Fernandez Disilva (Baburaj), Angel (Bhavana) and Sara (Archana Kavi) are members of a music band based in Fort Kochi. They share a very deep friendship. Sara is the sister of Ambrose. Angel is in love with Sebastian, but her brothers HC Michael (Lal), who is against their relationship, gets a marriage proposal for Angel with SI George. What happens next will form the crux of the story.

Continue to read complete Honey Bee movie Review in slide show.

Jean Paul Lal's Narration

Jean Paul Lal has chosen a good script, which is interesting. The director has tried to keep you engaged and glued to screen throughout the movie. The suspense in the climax is also very interesting and sure to impress youth.

Asif Ali-Bhavana's Chemistry

Asif Ali and Bhavana have delivered excellent performance in the movie Honey Bee. Their chemistry has come out very well and it's one of the main highlights in the film.


Other lead actors Balu Varghese, Baburaj, Sreenath Bhasi, Lal and Archana Kavi have also done good job. Their performances are also good asset to the film. Others like Staton Edward, Lal, Amith Chackalakal, Suresh Krishna and Hasim have also done justice to their respective roles.

Production Values

Deepak Dev's music is the main attraction in the technical front. All his compositions are good to listen. Alby's picturisation is one big plus point of the movie. Other departments like dialogues, editing, art direction and makeup are also commendable.

Cast And Crew

Producer: Siby Thottupuram and Joby Mundamattom
Director: Jean Paul Lal
Cast: Asif Ali, Bhavana, Balu Varghese, Baburaj, Sreenath Bhasi, Lal, Archana Kavi, Staton Edward, Lal, Amith Chackalakal, Suresh Krishna and Hasim
Music: Deepak Dev
Cinematography: Alby
Release date: June 7, 2013

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