It is the big release day for Mollywood, after the Onam season. Lijo Jose Pellissery’s Jallikattu, Kamal’s Pranaya Meenukalude Kadal, Jibu Jacob’s Aadyarathri and Emcy Joseph’s Vikruthi hits the screens today (Oct 4).
Here is a closer look at the new releases.
One of the most eagerly awaited movies of the year by whiz kid director Lijo Jose Pellissery, Jallikattu is about an animal and some men. The movie premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival last month to rave reviews.
Pranaya Meenukalude Kadal
Director Kamal has set this love story in Lakshadweep. Vinayakan plays a shark hunter named Hydrose. The film also launches a romantic pair, played by Gabri and Riddhi Kumar.
Biju Menon plays the lead in cinematographer turned director Jibu Jacob’s Aadyarathri. The film’s Baahubali song featuring Aju Varghese and Anaswara Rajan is already a hit.
Soubin Shahir and Suraj Venjarammoodu play the lead in Emcy Joseph’s Vikruthi, which is based on a real incident.