The lead character’s inability to hear adds elements to a thriller we rarely get to see. This makes John more real and vulnerable and it also makes these cases more dangerous than they would otherwise have been
When did the sequel tradition start in Malayalam cinema? And which are the films that have proved worthy successors? Saumya Varier and Satvik Kumar dig deep to come up with a list of 10 films, and some special mentions.
From Mammootty to Mohanlal and Prithviraj, every top star in Malayalam cinema has played a version of an alcohol-loving person. Satvik Kumar lists films that dealt with alcoholism with empathy, and even humour.
You might be familiar with some Malayalam films that are OTT darlings. But there’s a treasure trove of films waiting to be savoured, and some of these released before the rest of the world discovered cinema from Kerala.