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Kumbalangi Nights (2019)

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The film revolves around four brothers who share a love-hate relationship with each other. Their relationship progresses to another level when Saji, Boney, and Franky decide to help Bobby stand by his love.


Madhu C. Narayanan


Syam Pushkaran
4,392 ( 220)
Top Rated Indian Movies #16 | 1 nomination. See more awards »





Credited cast:
Shane Nigam ... Bobby (as Shane Nigaam)
Soubin Shahir ... Saji
Fahadh Faasil ... Shammy
Sreenath Bhasi ... Boney
Mathew Thomas Mathew Thomas ... Franky
Ramesh Thilak ... Murugan
Anna Ben ... Babymol
Jasmine Metivier Jasmine Metivier ... Nylah
Grace Antony ... Simi
Sheela Rajkumar ... Sathy
Riya Saira ... Sumisha
Ambika Rao ... Baby's Mother
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Baiju Ezhupunna ... Baby's Uncle
Mirage Mirage ... Tourist Home - Kallencherry Staff
Ajith Moorkoth Ajith Moorkoth ... Psychologist
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The film revolves around four brothers who share a love-hate relationship with each other. Franky's elder brothers, Saji, Bobby and Bony lead a messed up life with their downright arrogance, differences, and disagreements with each other. Each one deals with the struggle of his own. Their relationship progresses to another level when Saji, Boney, and Franky decide to help Bobby stand by his love. Franky's wish for a beautiful home cuddles hope.

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During the scene introducing Bobby (Shane) where he walks into the house and has dinner, the original background music for theatres was a remix of "Happy" by Pharrell Williams. For streaming and DVD release, this was changed to "Don't fall" by Sushin Shyam (The same music heard when Shane dances at his workplace). See more »


When Shammy (Fahadh Faasil) returns to his in-law's home at the night, Baby (Anna Ben) questions him referring to what he did to the foreigner, who was staying at their outdoors. Here you can see a crew member in the reflection of show-case who is taking off reflector. See more »


References Two Countries (2015) See more »


Written by Anvar Ali, Vinayak Sasikumar and Nezer Ahamed
Produced by Sushin Shyam
Performed by Sushin Shyam and Sithara Krishnakumar
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Story about social structure of right and wrong
24 February 2019 | by sabareeshvvSee all my reviews

Straight to the point, "What makes this story special?" The answer lies in the fact that over the time human's conscience has started questioning the rights and wrongs of our society. There is no absolute right or wrong in our lifetime here. This law is applicable to every scenario we face in this world. The one consistent thing we shall ensure to have a peaceful lifetime is to make sure we embrace love close to our heart. And this idea makes the story special! Director Madhu C Narayanan is largely successful in displaying this thought at the same time incorporating all the good and not so good elements of our society. The story is soft and light hearted while exploring the emotions of every characters but the BGM plays crucial role in evoking the feeling of viewers. Every character has put their heart out while playing their part especially Soubin Shahir with his acting skills has made eyes wet at many instances. Fahad Fasil once again proves his immense talent with character Shammy who is grey shaded but leaves a strong impression. The cinematography, art direction, location selection and BGM have been accurate. The narrative is new and refreshing which takes time for us to get immersed to their lives almost till end of first half but story turns unkind and leaves us guessing what's up next in second half. The strong point of script is all the character's emotions are well connected to their past and secondly the movie is really funny and unpredictable at times. The only weak point of the movie is that at many instance the audibility falls below par and leaves the audience guessing.

Viewer rating: 5/5 Critic point of view: 4/5

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