Kaanekkaane review: A must watch!

Kaanekkaane : A must watch!

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Critic's Rating: 4/5

Thursday 23 September 2021

Movie Title

Kaanekkaane review: A must watch!


Manu Ashokan

Star Cast

Suraj Venjarammoodu, Tovino Thomas, Aishwarya Lekshmi

Uyare director Manu Ashokan is back with Kaanekkaane, an intense drama that delves deep into the minds of some individuals.

The story begins with Paul (Suraj Venjarammoodu) reaching a house where a pregnant Sneha (Aiswarya Lekshmi) and her husband Allen (Tovino Thomas) are living, with their son. 

Sneha welcomes him calling him ‘Papa’. And then he asks her, “Your name is Sneha, right?” We realize something is not right there.

And that is exactly where the story moves ahead from then on. Through cuts that go back and forth, we slowly understand that Allen was earlier married to Paul’s daughter, Sherin (Shruti Ramachandran), who died in a road accident.

Paul has some doubts about his daughter’s death and he is determined to bring out the truth behind the incident. 

Bobby and Sanjay, who wrote Manu Ashokan’s debut movie Uyare, is in excellent form here. Manu packages that script skillfully onto the screen. The characters are just like real-life people, the situations are gripping and the dialogues are excellent. 

Abhilash Balachandran’s editing and Ranjin Raj’s music also need to be applauded here.

The characters are flawed people, like any of us. And the performances take the movie to an altogether different level. Tovino Thomas once again proves how committed he is to his acting profession, doing a role that has no real shades of heroism. He is subtle and convincing. Aishwarya Lekshmi is impressive in her role. 

But the show-stealer here is Suraj Venjarammoodu, who unleashes a performance that is absolutely mind-blowing. He performs his role with so much maturity that the pain he goes through is felt by the viewers.

Kaanekkaane is a genuine tale of normal people, who could go wrong at times. It’s one of those movies which will continue to haunt you long after the end titles start rolling, which makes it a MUST WATCH.

Verdict: Excellent





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