Shyam Movie Review Malayalam Movie Review
Review for the film " Shyam"
Runtime: 1 Hour 50 Minutes
Certificate: U
Released: 26-08-2016
Genre: Drama
3.5 / 5.0


Vivek Gopan
Aparna Bajpai
N. Govindan Kutty
Rahul Madhav
Sajitha Madathil
Bhagath Manuel
Jovin John
Nazeer Samkranthi


Shyam is a Malayalam movie which has been directed by Sebastian Maliyekkal. It is a film about relationships and friendships.

Plot The story revolves around the life of Shyam who has recently lost his father in a mishap at a very young age. He is very depressed and sad at such a great loss. Thus the movie stands to tell the bond between him and his mother i.e. how they tried to maintain themselves. It also shows the relationship between Shyam and his close friends. They used to pass a lot of time with each other, and these were the only friends who have given him support during his harsh times. Thus the script tells the importance of each and every relation in one’s life and its correct value.

Analysis: The flick has been directed by Sebastian Maliyekkal and produced under the banner of Rajageetham films. The script has also been written by the director who is quite impressive. He has tried every possible manner to make the picture a huge hit. He has shot the movie at various places to create that charm to the plot. The music is decent, and the tones are great. Jovin John had done the editing. Thus the whole crew has tried hard to make it a block- buster at the silver screens.

The amazing designs had been done by Jessen Paul and Mohan Surabhi had clicked the beautiful snaps and stills in the film. Thus in whole, the whole crew has efficiently worked and in a countless manner and proved out to be a superb team, which had been shown in the box office collections of the flick.

Star performances: The main lead of the picture is Rahul Madhav who has played the role of Shyam. He is a well- known actor in the Malayalam and Tamil industry and has made a frame through various famous films. His acting is terrific, and the expressions delivered by him are great.

The other supporting actors include of Sajitha Madathil, Nazeer Samkranthi, Bhagat Manuel, and Aparna Bajpai among the others who have been an important part of the story. Their acting is also pleasant and commendable. The audience keeps on speaking about the way they have enacted and thus have gained appreciation from the viewers.

What’s there?

1. The music is something to look upon in the whole flick.

2. The cinematography and editing are prodigious.

3. The acting done by the actors adds a special effect to the complete script.

4. The scenes shown are up to the mark.

5. The direction had been done by some of the able hands in the industry.

What’s not there?

1. Proper characterization of the characters had not be done in a proper way.

2. The dialogues are not well- written.

Verdict: In all the entire movie is fine and can be seen at least once. Although it has some defaults, on a whole it is nice and the hard work done is commendable.


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