Director: Vishnu Narayanan
Writer: Krishna Moorthy
Cast: Tovino Thomas, Chemban Vinod, Sharanya
Producer: S Vinod Kumar, Mini Studio
Duration: 2 hours 28 minutes
The major release that had graced the screens here in Kerala today was Maradona starred by Tovino Thomas. It was directed by a debutant named Vishnu Narayanan and produced under the banner of Mini Studio by S Vinod Kumar. This movie has been scripted by Krishna Moorthy and new comer Sharanya is playing the female lead in this movie. The first look poster and teaser of this film got great reception in the social media and that itself raised the anticipation level of this Tovino Movie.
The plot of this film revolves around the character played by Tovino, who is a Maradona fan. But the film is not about Football. It is a romantic movie which has action in it as well. This film shows the romantic track that happens in the protagonist’s life and the incident that follows which changes his life.
One more debutant had made his mark here in Mollywood with this flick and we can say without any doubt that Vishnu Narayanan had made an impression with his first film itself. The screenplay by Krishna Moorthy was a great one as it has every commercial element in it to make the audience entertain. Vishnu Narayanan had mixed it up all in the right proportion to make this movie a clean entertainer. It has romance, comedy, and action in it and all of these had given significant space in the plot. The plot situations were presented with a realistic touch and the dialogues were natural too.
Tovino Thomas once again had given a cool performance and he was effortless as well. He is been growing as an actor and it seems he is learning a lot with each of his films. New face Sharanya also did a fine job and she played her part with maturity. Her screen chemistry with Tovino Thomas has been great and that is what made this movie a beautiful one. Chemban Vinod had got the applause from the audience for his superb show once again and others like Leona Lishoy, Shalu Rahim, Titto Wilson, Kichu Tellus, Nistar Ahammad, Jins Bhaskar, etc to did a great job in this movie.
The DOP of this movie was Deepak D Menon and he did a great job by providing some beautiful visuals for this film. Music by Sushin Shyam is one of the highlights of this movie as the songs were beautiful and the background scoring was cool. Saiju Sreedharan was the editor of this movie and his cuts provided the movie with a smooth pace.
In total, Maradona is a clean entertainer which will engage you till the very last moment. It has everything in it to make you feel satisfied and will worth each penny you spend to watch this movie.