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Maheshinte Prathikaaram (2016)

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Mahesh, a studio photographer and studio owner gets into a fight and loses. He ends up taking revenge which leads to certain realizations in his life.

Director:

Dileesh Pothan

Writer:

Syam Pushkaran
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Cast

Credited cast:
Fahadh Faasil ... Mahesh
Aparna Balamurali ... Jimsy
Soubin Shahir ... Crispin
Alencier Ley Lopez ... Artist Baby (as Alancier Ley Lopez)
Anusree ... Soumya
Antony Kochi ... Vincent Bhavana
Dileesh Pothan ... Eldho
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Achuthanandan ... Thahir
Leena Antony Leena Antony ... Jimsy's mother
Jaffer Idukki ... Kunjumon
Jayashankar ... Baby's Bro-in-law
Lijo Mol Jose ... Soniya
Vijilesh Karayad ... Martial Arts Guy (as Vijilesh)
Rajesh Madhavan ... Cycle Boy
S.K. Mini S.K. Mini ... (as Sk Mini)
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Storyline

Mahesh Bhavana from Idukki runs a photo studio and leads a happy contented life living along with his aging father, his darling pet dog, his friends & his lady love with whom he maintains a long distance relationship. One fine day, his rosy life is turned upside down with what could only be called a manifestation of the often quoted butterfly effect! Written by PipingHotViews

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Come'ontra Maheshe..!!

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Comedy | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

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Language:

Malayalam

Release Date:

5 February 2016 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Maheshinte Prathikaram See more »

Filming Locations:

Idukki, Kerala, India

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$22,361
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Trivia

Fahadh, Anusree, Soubin, Alancier and the director himself were the only prominent actors in this movie. All the others including the heroine were new faces. See more »

Goofs

In the "flashmob" scene, one of the dancer's scarf kept disappearing and reappearing between shots. See more »

Quotes

Crispin: Dingolfy, huh? I didn't know that Artist Baby was so cheap.
Crispin: Did you asked Soniya about this? Please don't. She'll spit on your face.
Crispin: I know, I'm not perfect. But Soniya, she's a gem. I quit.
Crispin: It's true that when we have to know great people closely, the idols in our mind about them will collapse.
Artist Baby: Please don't make me cry you son of a...
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Connections

References Chenkol (1993) See more »

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Theliveyil
Written by Rafeeq Ahammed
Produced by Bijibal
Performed by Sudeep Kumar and Sangeetha Sreekanth
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A perfect movie experience
15 February 2016 | by alexmarianseboSee all my reviews

"Maheshinte Prathikaaram", what else could fit for a revenge drama other than this title? Maheshinte Prathikaaram is a portrait of Mahesh and everything related to Mahesh. A place playing a prominent role in a movie is something rare. And only few directors tried to do so, like Rajiv Ravi did in "Annayum Rasoolum" and " Njan Steve Lopez". Here, director Dhileesh Pothan also presented "Idukki" as a main Character.

The primary aim of Maheshinte Prathikaaram is to make people laugh. Comedy is the main ingredient here. But, sometimes it is romantic. Sometimes very thrilling. The makers didn't used anything artificial to make us laugh, all the comedies were very realistic and situational. I felt a freshness in the presentation of this film. All the technical departments raced in the same pace. Shyju Khalid's photography, Bijibal's music and Saiju Sreedharan's editing, all these acted with mutual understanding and mutual respect. 100 marks for these departments.

I have no more words to praise the performance of the cast. Fahadh Faasil played the lead character Mahesh with such an ease. No doubt he's the best actor among the youngsters in the industry. He's an actor with tremendous potential. The Soubin - Alancier combo just made the theater hall crazy. Anusree also did a great job. All the actors in this film just rocked.

Maheshinte Prathikaaram is the best Malayalam movie released this year so far.


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