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Director Joshiy and superstar Dileep, have come together again, this time with a thrillers, and comedy mixed theme. Joishiy is known for his stunning action thrillers and Dileep is profoundly known for his graceful presentation of humor. “ Avatharam” is a classic blend of the two different themes.
Plot: Madhavan Mahadevan (Dileep) happens to be a mechanical engineer, who resides in Idukki. He is a tender soul, with a helping and kind nature. He travels to Kochi, after the death of his elder brother, who was claimed to have died in a road accident. One fine day when he makes a visit to an insurance company, he meets Manimekhala ( Lakshmi Menon), who has just started working there. They eventually fall in love and during this process, he looks for many more documents to claim. As he inspects more documents, Madhavan starts to find few facts about his brother’s death. The movie then takes a secretive turn where Madhavan takes an avatar, to avenge the death of his brother.
Analysis: Director Joshiy along with writer Vyasan Edavanakkad’s, have come out with a well-organized script to make decent entertainer for the family crowd. R D Rajasekhar’s visuals have blended well with the cinematography and looks wonderful on-screen. Deepak Dev has done a honestly good job with the music. The action and thriller sequences in the movie, keep your eyes glued onto the screen, and need a special mention and appreciation. The overall plot seems to be good at most parts, in the movie.
Star performances: Dileep has experimented with a genre, in which he hasn’t worked much in his career. His role in this film has many action sequences along with the mysterious twists, he has done a commendable job and showcased his talent well. Lakshmi Menon, a young talent who is popular in the Tamil industry has made a stunning and poise return to Malayalam. Her character in this movie needs a certain charisma and a different outlook on things, and she has done it with exceptional simplicity. The rest of the cast have also done their respective roles well.
1) Direction by Joishy is smooth and appreciable.
2) Acting by the stars is what makes the movie worth a watch.
What’s not there?
1) The visuals and screenplay could have been better.
2) The flow of the story could have been stable and crisper.
Verdict: If you are ready to overlook a minute amount of flaws and enjoy this thriller, watch “Avatharam”.
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