‘Kumbalangi Nights’ – presented by ‘Fahadh Faasil and Friends’ in association with ‘Working class Hero’ productions is trending now but leaves the viewer without any clue about the plot.
The movie comes with a lot of expectations considering the names backing it — Dileesh Pothan, Fahadh Faasil, and Shyam Pushkaran, it promises to entertain families with comedy and drama and will hit the big screen on February 7.
Here are some reasons why you shouldn’t miss Kumbalangi Nights.
Fahadh Faasil has been basking in the good reviews that he received for his performances in Amal Neerad’s survival thriller ‘Varathan’ and a social satire ‘Njan Prakashan’ directed by Sathyan Anthikkad, and it is widely expected that this film will also be a hit. Known for his portrayal of various characters with grey shades like in 22 Female Kottayam and Thondimuthalum Drikshakshiyum, Fahadh is reported to be playing the villain again in his turn as Shammi. Grace Antony is paired opposite Fahad in the movie.
Two-time Indian National Award winning Malayalam screenwriter Syam Pushkaran returns with ‘Kumbalangi Nights’- a story of four brothers, played by Soubin Shahir, Shane Nigam, Sreenath Bhasi and newcomer Mathews.
Dileesh carved a strong image for himself in Mollywood with two movies and he casted Fahadh in the lead in both the movies he has directed – Maheshinte Prathikaaram and Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum. His first directorial venture Maheshinte Prathikaaram was a big success and it won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Film with Popular Appeal and Aesthetic Value, National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Malayalam. Dileesh’s second movie that introduced actor Nimisha Sajayan also fetched positive reviews from the critics.
Madhu C Narayanan
Madhu C Narayanan, former assistant director of Aashiq Abu. will debut as the director with Kumbalangi Nights. He is an erstwhile associate of Dileesh Pothan too.
The movie is special not only because of its promising cast but also it marks a combination of different elements. Shane Nigam who has earned a prominent place in the industry with his impeccable performances in previous movies like Eeda, Parava will also be seen in a lead role. Besides Shane Nigam, Kumbalangi Nights will also have Soubin Shahir and Sreenath Bhasi playing important roles and Shyju Khalid wields the camera.
After working on three successive releases — Lilli, Maradona and Varathan, Kumbalangi Nights is Sushin Shyam’s first release of the year. The team has released the song, ‘Uyiril Thodum’ which was a song that portrayed the love of a couple and ‘Ezhutha Kadha’ which depicts the hope of a few people, the way they see the world sung by Sushin Shyam himself. The songs became so popular and the audience received it well.
Now, what more do the team want to tell us? ‘Kumbalangi Nights’ will reveal it on Thursday.