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Leela is the adaptation of the short story written by Unni R. The movie has been much talked about since its announcement. Now let’s see what Leela has in store for us.
Biju Menon is an affluent person and he shows out to have weakness for women. Once he intends to buy an elephant and also wants the company of a girl. However, he doesn’t show out his intentions. He along with Vijaya Raghavan, his buddy, ventures out in search of the animal and the girl. Watch the movie to know the proceedings.
This is one of the best performances of Biju Menon. The director, Ranjith Balakrishnan, has extracted the best in him and it is heartening that the underutilized actor has got his right due. His dialogue delivery is worth mentioning.
Parvathy Nambiar, who essays the titular role, has done a great job, by maintaining an expressionless face throughout the movie. Vijaraghavan leaves a mark with his body language and Jagadeesh impresses us with a role that is quite different from his recent ones. Suresh Krishna, Sudheer Karamana and Priyanka Nair ably support.
Ranjith Balakrishnan has laced the movie with dark humor. Also, he has knitted the movie with finesse and has been careful in not just retaining the original nuances as it is. The screenplay has been treated well.
What’s not there?
Leela leaves a strong impression on your minds after leaving the theatres. However, for those who prefer mass films the movie may not vibe well.
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