Ithihasa Movie Review

By Akhila Menon


Ithihasa is a comical fantacy movie directed by debutante Binu S. Shine Tom Chacko and Anusree plays the lead roles in the movie, produced by Rajesh Augustine under the banner Arka Media. The movie revolves around two cunning theives Alby and Vikku, IT professional Janaki, and an old ring which comes into their lives.


Alby (Shine Tom Chacko) and Vikku (Balu Varghese) are cunning theives who leads a lavish life. Janaki (Anusree) is a soft-spoken girl from Palakkad, who works as an IT professional. Janaki enters Alby and Vikku's life, along with her friends Shreya (Swapna Menon) and Ann (Vidya) after a series of unexpected circumstances.

Then enters a 1000 years old ring with some magical powers. Due to the powers of the ring, Alby starts showing female behaviour and Janaki starts to behave like a man. And thus forms the crux of the story.

Ithihasa Movie Review

Cast and Performance

Anusree steals the show with her stunning performance. The actress proves that she can easily handle action scenes as well. Shine Tom Chacko perfectly plays Alby. The actor shines with his impeccable comic timing.

Rest of the cast, including Balu Varghese, Joy Mathew, Sunil Sukkhada, Pradeep Kottayam, Nobi, Swapna Menon and Divya are perfect in their respective roles.

Script and Direction

Debutant Aneesh Lee Ashok's script is flawless. The script is rich with perfect comical situations and keeps the plot engaging. Debutant director Binu S has done a good job and proves that he is here to stay.

Technical Aspects

Sinoj Ayyappan's cinematography is stunning. Jovin John's editing is above average, Stunt director of the movie deserves a special applause.

Music and Background Score

Deepak Dev's songs are just good; while he excels with the background score.


A simple comedy entertainer.

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