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In 2014, a group of Malayali nurses was captured when terrorists took over the city of Tikrit in Iraq. This movie recounts the ordeal suffered by the nurses following their capture.

Director:

Mahesh Narayan

Writers:

Mahesh Narayan (screenplay and dialogue), P.V. Shajikumar (screenplay and dialogue)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Parvathy ... Sameera
Fahadh Faasil ... Manoj Abraham
Kunchacko Boban ... Shaheed
Prakash Belawadi ... Rajan
Divya Prabha ... Jincy
Asif Ali ... Faizal (Extended Cameo)
Satish Sharma ... Shukla
Prem Prakash ... Jayamohan
Eric Zachariah ... Ibrahim aka Ibru
Alencier Ley Lopez ... Sameera's Father
Parvathi T. ... Shaheed's Mother
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Devi Ajith ... Dr. Susan
Tiger Ali Tiger Ali ... Old Rebel Leader
Ujjwal Chopra Ujjwal Chopra ... Yosuf
Sreeja Das ... Nurse
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In 2014, a group of Malayali nurses was captured when terrorists took over the city of Tikrit in Iraq. This movie recounts the ordeal suffered by the nurses following their capture.

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nurse | ordeal | terrorist | iraq | tikrit | See All (14) »

Taglines:

Save one life you're a Hero. Save hundred lives you're a Nurse.

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Action | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

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Language:

Malayalam

Release Date:

7 April 2017 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Kerala, India See more »

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INR 60,500,000 (estimated)
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Not Gullible Enough
7 October 2017 | by CobertNeedeSee all my reviews

Take Off might a handful of those films which essay the emotions of those events that happened in real life into the wide screen with an array of exemplary actors and actresses. Take Off doesn't fail as a film but it fails as a theme to capture the minds of the avid film lovers into the true nature of the belief system existing nowadays. Take Off takes us into the various atmospheres, succeeding at some and failing at a few. Although i liked how the Malayalam industry is progressing into making a class film with some really good themes to prey upon, it should not also forget that developing something too much can also result in downfall. Take Off might be a film that will be praised for a short while, but in the long run films better than this will take its spot.

In terms of the story and screenplay, Take Off has shone brightly, with some technical glitches aside Take Off is a masterpiece in color grading and exemplary cinematography. The Cinematography done by Sanu Varghese is truly magnificent, providing a platform for the viewers to choose upon. The other technical aspects have been dealt with nicely, with nail biting score and composing, Take Off is a film that you should grab your seats for. The screenplay covers the shame induced by the story. Even though the film has laid out a fundamental theme that could have been developed better, the ongoing screenplay between the various amount of characters was shown clinically beautiful, laboring the need for a better screenwriter next time.

Overall, Take Off should have been a film that would have been termed a 'masterpiece' but it falls a little short of that at the end. Take Off is a must watch for everyone ; Patriotism, Action, Emotions and aesthetically present humor is vividly brought the screen by a solid script and a perfectly molded cast.

8.4 / 10

A BIG HIGH FIVE !


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