Directed by Ranjith
Produced by Shaji Nadeshan, Santhosh Sivan, Prithviraj Sukumaran
Music by Shahabas Aman
Background Score: Thej Mervin
Cinematography Madhu Neelakandan
Editing by Sandeep Nandakumar
Studio August Cinema
Distributed by August Cinema
Release date(s) 8 August 2013
Running time 135 minutes
‘Kadal Kadannoru Mathukkutty’ is the story of a German Malayali Mathukutty, who comes to Kerala on a purpose and gets himself entangled with various Socio-Political issues and how those changes his life for ever.
Mammootty also appears as himself in the movie along with cameos by Mohanlal, Dileep, Jayaram etc.
Expectations were huge as Director Ranjith was having an impressive run for the past few years. Eventhough ‘Bavooty’ written by him was average stuff the buzz surrounding this film was quite strong. But unfortunately KKOM proooves to be Ranjith’s worst script since ‘Rock N Roll’.
The film began well with giving hopes that this might turn out to be another ‘Pranchiyettan’, but once the initial fun was over there was nothing left in the movie. It almost felt like a serial in the 2nd half. The title character, which Mammooty tried to portray honestly and efficiently unfortunately suffered from bad writing and character development. In the 2nd half the character almost gets lost in the crowd.
The film can be a decent watch for the families, who prefer film with no vulgar comedies or dialogues, no item numbers, action etc.
Don’t go with too much expectations, you might ot get bored