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Janatha Hotel is scripted by Anjali Menon and directed by Anwar Rasheed. The film has the star cast of Dulquer Salmaan, Nithya Menen, “ Thilakan,” “ Praveena,” “ Siddique,” Assim Jamal, “ Mamukkoya,” “ V Jayaprakash,” Maniyanpilla Raju, “ Lena,” Meghna Nair, Mythili, Sija Rose, Dominica, Bhagath Manuel, Sreenath Bhasi, Jinu Joseph, Jishnu Raghavan, Prem Prakash, Kalabhavan Shajon, “ Sithara,” Malavika Nair, Prayaga Rose Martin, Asif Ali and Raj Kalesh. The music composition is by Gopi Sundar and the cinematography is by Loganathan Srinivasan. Praveen Prabhakar edited the movie and Suresh Kondeti produced the film.
Abdul Razzaq and Farida were expecting their first child. Even before the child was born, Abdul Razzaq christened him as Faisal and planned to call him as Faizi. But to his disappointment, it was not a boy but a girl. Farida becomes pregnant again and delivers three more girls in a year gap. Abdul Razzaq who got irritated by the birth of four girl babies moves to Dubai. Farida was pregnant again when Razzaq leaves for Dubai. After Razzaq migrated to Dubai, he gets a call from India that his wife has given birth to a boy baby. But due to the series of deliveries Farida’s health deteriorates and she dies. Abdul Razzaq moves back to Dubai with his children. Later he gets married again. Faizi, the younger one is cared well by his sisters. After his sisters got married, Faizi wanted to become a chef and did his hotel management in Switzerland. But his father is not much interested in making his son, a chef. In a fight with his father, Faizi leaves Dubai and goes to his grandfather's village. His grandfather is running Janatha Hotel. When Faizi is there, his grandfather is facing a tough situation. How did Faisal help his grandfather comes out of the situation? Watch the film in theatres.
Praveena and Siddique play the couple. Versatile actress Praveena comes in a guest role and she doesn't even have a dialogue. Thilakan, Dulquer Salmaan and Nithya Menen had done their roles perfectly. Minute expressions are the specialties of Dulquer and Nithya and they did it flawlessly.
Anjali Menon had brought a well-scripted story. Anwar Rasheed had narrated it neatly. The initial scenes are a bit slow and later the film starts picking up its pace. The casting team should be appreciated for picking out the best stars. The Chemistry between Nithya Menen and Dulquer is excellent. As it is a message and performance oriented script, there are no commercial elements and hence it might not attract all the audiences.
What's Not There?
With the excellent performance of the stars, the movie is definitely watchable once. But if you are a commercial movie lover, then this film will never suit you!
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