Rating: 3.75 out of 5-
Reviewed by FilmiLive - 20 May, 2016
Kammatipaadam starring Dulquer Salman is kind of a change movie that movie lovers are craving for in Malayalam. After a series of feel good movies Kammatipaadam will be a relief for movie lovers. Rajeev Ravi has once again proved that his unusual and controversial way of movie making can create wonders. However there will be a few who is very much keen on the masala aspects of movie. Those might be disappointed as Kammatipaadam is as real as it can get. The movie has got a thrilling story, great actors and brilliant technicians. Perfect ingredients to make a good cinema. The first half of Kammatipaadam mainly revolves around the childhood life of the lead role and his reason for comeback after decades. The second half mainly focus on the revenge area of the story. Apart from the revenge section there is another part in this movie which shows how the farmers and the downtrodden have been subjected to change in the course of time. Which will be unique as movies seldom show these. Kammatipaadam is sure shot to be a gem in Dulquer Salman’s career.
Krishnan (Dulquer) is on his way to find his roots in Kerala. His journey from Mumbai to Kerala is because of a mysterious reason. The reason for his comeback and will he be able to do it is the crux of the story.
Dulquer is improving after every movies. His maturity in acting can be evidently seen in Kammatipaadam. Manikandan, Vinayakan, Soubin, Anjali Aneesh Upasana, Alancier, Suraj etc has done a perfect job in this movie. Shaun Romy was indeed a surprise when her name was announced as the female lead of the Kammatipaadam. She has done a fine job in the movie and showed how promising she is.
K, John P. Varkey, Vinayakan are the music directors of the movie. Songs are already a success. In terms of BGM it's brilliant and complimented the mood of the scenes a lot.
As every Rajeev Ravi movie cinematography was brilliant. Madhu Neelakantan has to be appreciated for his frames. Audio section of the movie as every Rajeev Ravi movie was unique and increased the reality factor in the movie. Editing was also good.
Kammatipaadam is a rare breed, It will give you an one of a kind experience.