Raja - A trendsetter in the cards
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The new movie on sets ‘Pokkiri Raja’ had been hailed
as a trendsetter, even from the days of its announcement. Apart from
bringing in a casting coup by uniting Megastar Mammootty and youth icon
Prithviraj for the first time in full length roles, this movie by
debutant director Vysakh has also taken pains to present Super actress
Shriya Saran to Mollywood.
The walrus moustache
style that has been for the first time presented by a hero in Malayalam
cinema, has already been taken up by the campus youngsters as the
latest style element. Scripted by hit writers Sibi K Thomas-Udhay
Krishna, this movie is a fast paced thriller with plenty of hilarious
The movie has Mammootty as Raja and
Prithvi as Soorya, both sons of popular Gandhian and idealistic teacher
Madhavan Mash. The eldest son Raja was thrown out of the house by
Madhavan Mash, as he was reluctant to stick to his father’s Gandhian
ways. He ran away from home to Madurai after a scuffle and becomes the
leader of a gang of ruffians. Raja, who now lives in Madurai, talks
with a peculiar accent and is a huge fan of Rajinikanth.
Madhavan Mash has much hopes on his younger son Soorya,
who was reared with care as to become a model for the youth of the
town. But circumstances forced Soorya to just follow his elder
brother’s path and to take arms and to become another notable name,
booked by the police. Shriya plays Aswathy, the daughter of the city
police commissioner who falls in love with Soorya.
Madhavan Mash is finally pushed into a position where
he has to go in the lookout for his elder son to save his younger one’s
The heroics of two brothers is what debut
director Vysakh is filling up as the right ingredients for a commercial
potboiler. The movie will feature eighty prominent artist of south
cinema including Vijayaraghavan, Siddhique, Nedumudi Venu, Santhosh
Jogy, Baiju Ezhupunna and Karate Raj.
section of the movie is handled by Kaithapram and Jassie Gift. The
songs which are already out, top the charts. Shaji handles the camera
while Mahesh Narayanan does the editing.
debutant director Vysakh had been an associate to Johny Antony and
Joshy before attempting this big affair. The movie planned like Tamil
flicks had been shot at Ernakulam and Pollachi.
by Tomichan Mulakupadam in the banner of Mulakupadam films, ‘Pokkiri
Raja’ will make a wide release on the 29th of this month, as a big mid