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Role Models (2017)

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Gautham's life takes unexpected turns begins with the line ' greatest mistery in the world is human life itself' and unfolds gracefully through a maze of trivel and sub line elements.

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Credited cast:
Fahadh Faasil ... Gautham S. Menon
Namitha Pramod ... Shreya Menon
Renji Panicker ... Shekhara Menon
Vinay Forrt ... Subahan Abdul Khader
Vinayakan ... Jyothish Narayanan
Sharafudheen ... Rexy Joseph
Siddique ... Sherya's Father
Seetha ... Gautham's Mother
Bibin George ... Beggar
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Srinda Ashab ... Christy
Chempil Asokan ... Joseph
Harisree Asokan ... Ramanan (Cameo)
Balachandran Chullikadu ... Prof. Dr. Abraham Mathew
Aswathi Menon ... Lucy
Ambika Mohan ... Anjali's Mother
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A group of people who are friends from their campus days. They try to estrange Gautham from his friends as they believe that this friendship spoils his studies and future life. But later after their college life all of them have a reunion except Sreya who is in Goa.

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Release Date:

25 June 2017 (India) See more »

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Just wow..................and not in a good way
9 September 2017 | by TheDennisBergkampFanSee all my reviews

I was just trying to be inside Fahadh's head as he was being read the script by the director. He is thinking.........I have done Maheshinthe Prathikaram.....soon Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum will come out..... I am a better actor than this.....I deserve better scripts. Another part of him is trying to rationalize it.....you are getting paid dude.

I saw CIA: Comrade in America just a day ago and I was quite convinced that surely a movie starring Fahadh would be better. I was really really wrong. They are almost as bad as each other. The only saving grace for Role Models is that there are a few funny exchanges between the cast. I genuinely feel bad for Vinayakan that he had to act in this embarrassment of a movie. Imagine going from Kammatipaadam to this.

This is yet another pointless movie from the Malayalam film industry. To be honest there have been quite a few in recent times. Other than get the cast paid it really accomplishes nothing. Its a waste of time & money. Anyone who watches the movie is a lesser human being for having watched it.

There is this scene in the movie in which Namitha is on a Jet ski. You really have to watch it to believe the quality of the CGI. They undid decades of pioneering work in CGI with those few scenes of Namitha on a Jet Ski. Malegaon ka Superman had better CGI than Role Models. If I was the director I would retire on the spot for having thought that I could get away with that level of amateur movie-making. I actually paused the movie and laughed for a minute or two. It was just that laughable.

The director should just find his career counsellor and slap him around a bit. Everyone associated with this movie should take a break for a while and have a rethink about where they are headed.


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