Reviews of Jomonte Suviseshangal & Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumpol movies.
Vellimoonga director Jibu Jacob’s Munthirivallikal Thalirkumbol has a down-to-earth protagonist – a panchayat secretary named Ullahanan (Mohanlal) who is so bogged down by the daily grind that he is oblivious to extract happiness out of his life. However, a college reunion takes him back to a few decades, wanting him to fall in love again. And as he does, he finds excitement and renewed vigour to enjoy everything he took for granted in his life – his wife, children, friends and job.
Families predictably surviving the tide of times have made some great feel-good entertainers in Mollywood. Add to the mix a few of our younger crop of actors, the youth too are hooked to the storyline. Sathyan Anthikad’s latest directorial aims to cash in on both the trends. Where it falls it short though is it is evidently a mix of many plots that the industry has loved over the years and hence does not offer a refreshing take on the subject.