Oru Thathwika Avalokanam review: Joju George, Niranj Raju Pillai fail to save this lackluster movie

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Written by Goutham VS
| Thiruvananthapuram |



December 31, 2021 7: 01: 08 pm





Oru Thathwika Avalokanam has hit theatres.

Oru Thathwika Avalokanam, which technique a philosophical evaluation, is piece of a eminent dialogue from the long-established Malayalam political satire Sandesham, directed by Sathyan Anthikkad. Though Sandesham is identified for its satirical hang on vitality politics and the dialogues in the film cherish ‘Polandinte patti oraksharam mindaruth’ (Don’t remark a phrase about Poland) has been time and all yet again all yet again ragged by generations, it has been criticised furthermore by many for the glorification or justification of an apolitical mindset. Oru Thathwika Avalokanam, written and directed by newcomer Akhil Marar, furthermore sails on identical waters as Sandesham by making an are trying to repeat the valid colours of politicians and political parties. The film’s opening credits conceal newspaper clippings of political scams, protests and other politically motivated points that came about in Kerala recently.

The gap scene of the film presentations the persona of Joju George, who appears to be like much like his look in the acclaimed film Joseph, having a heated argument with a authorities tremendous over some court mumble. He then leaves the authorities region of labor and on the system motivate, he breaks the flag put up of the left-soar social gathering, which is apparent from the purple colour put up. From then on the mood of the film is humorous in nature, but a roughly humour that feels too compelled or synthetic.

Oru Thathwika Avalokanam is decided in opposition to the backdrop of an imaginary village named Ramankallu, where a by-election is spherical the nook and all three smartly-known parties are gearing up for elections. Though the film hasn’t ragged the valid names of the political parties active in Kerala, it has ragged your total glaring signs to carry out each person perceive who is who by the employ of the long-established terminologies and symbols cherish purple flags, ‘Khadar’, Rakhi, ‘Sakhavu’ and ‘Ji’.

The film presentations the insincere, fraudulent and hypocritical politicians from all three main parties who are fully attracted to their non-public beneficial properties. Though the film balances its apolitical stance by mocking all three political parties, it’s miles sure that the director has extra angst in opposition to the latest ruling regime of Kerala. The habitual cliché of a communist employee going to eye an astrologer in the quilt of evening and a communist leader who fights for the rights of ladies folks in public but is a habitual male chauvinist husband at home are about a of the makes an are trying at satire in the film. The satire in opposition to BJP or RSS is limited to the habitual purple meat comedies which catch been accomplished to death in recent Malayalam movies.

The set aside of the film is extra carried forward by the persona named Ananthu carried out by younger actor Niranj Raju Pillai, son of Maniyan Pillai Raju. Ananthu is an aspiring police officer who, on his system to jot down the PSC examination, accidently falls prey to the fight between the workers of rival political parties. He then affords a class to the political leaders, calling out the hypocrisy of the political parties. His speech goes viral. Joju’s persona makes employ of Ananthu’s popularity to set aside revenge in opposition to the political leader who destroyed his life and profession in the previous.

The most unbearable piece of the film is the parallel comedy set aside of two idiotic terrorists who attain to Kerala in mumble to total a mission. The comedy falls flat and is fully beside the level to the main set aside of the film which makes it a low look.

Joju George performs Shankar, a friendly contractor who is betrayed by political parties. Joju performs the persona convincingly however the absence of an partaking script performs spoilsport. Niranj Maniyan Pillai delivers a lustrous efficiency. Shammi Thilakan, Aju Varghese, Considerable Ravi and Jayakrishnan looked over engaging of their efficiency, per chance on account of lack of depth in script.

Overall, the film felt cherish a manufactured from inspiration from the age venerable classic Sandesham, though this time the message is outmoded and overtly apolitical.

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