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Aditi Rao Hydari as Sujatha

Sufiyum Sujathayum is a Malayalam movie directed by Naranipuzha Shanavas and produced by Friday Film House. It stars Aditi Rao Hydari, Dev Mohan and Jayasurya in lead roles. It is the first Malayalam movie to be released exclusively on an OTT platform (Amazon Prime in this case) due to the COVID-19 crisis scenario. How did the love story fare?

When it rains, settle in with a cup of tea, and this can be worth your time. It’s a movie that demands your time and you have it time to be absorbed into it’s world.

Premise

Sufiyum Sujathayum is set in a border Karnataka villiage which somehow lives in the past. Sujatha (Aditi Rao Hydari) is a young mute woman born into a wealthy upper caste Hindu family. She falls in love with a Sufi priest (Dev Mohan) who comes to the villiage to visit his master. While this love story ends tragically and Sujatha gets married off to an NRI, years later the Sufi’s death forces Sujata to return. …


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Eoin Colfer’s Artemis Fowl was one of the best YA books that I grew up with, the story of a 12 year old millionare, genius and a criminal mastermind. It reminds me of a time that was imaginative, fun and exciting. The movie, well it’s none of that.

Disney Studios is caught in between disneyfying the plot and sticking to the original source material. It’s okay to take liberties with the material, but it’s not okay to be in two boats at the same time. This is mostly a rant and than a thought out review because that also describes the movie. You would think they have had enough time to iron out the details considering that it has been in making for a good 20 years now. …


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Poster

Choked: Paisa Bolta Hai is a Netflix film (is it valid to say that?) directed by Anurag Kashyap and written by Nihit Bhave (Sacred Games co-writer). It stars Saiyami Kher and Roshan Mathew in pivotal roles.

Choked is, by self admission one of the warmest movies that Anurag Kashyap has made and it shows. Just to take an instance, no one gets killed in this movie (may be a mild spoiler, I guess). Choked tells the story of a strained marriage between Sarita and Susanth, we are dropped into the middle of their life in a flat in Mumbai. Sarita is a bank employee and Susanth does different jobs each month. …

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