The complete actor is back, and in style. Mohanlal’s Villain movie has been released on Friday and the film is expected to open big at box office.
Reportedly, Villain is having as many as 150 fan shows on the first day of its release which is a new record for a Malayalam film. Also, Villain is the first Malayalam film to have a fan show in Bangalore city.
Written and directed by B Unnikrishnan, Villain is his fourth outing with Mohanlal after Madampi, Grand Master and Mr. Fraud.
Also read: VILLAIN MOVIE REVIEW
Mohanlal plays the central character, Mathew Manjooran, while Manju Warrier essays the role of his wife in the movie.
Tamil actors Vishal and Hansika Motwani will make their Mollywood debut with Villain. Reportedly, Vishal appears as Shakthivel Palaniswamy.
Villain will also mark the Mollywood entry of renowned production house Rockline Productions.
Villain is the first Indian film to be made in 8K format. The team had used a special 'Red' camera of 'Weapon Helium 8K' series to shoot the Mohanlal-starrer.
Interestingly, Villain had a special premiere show which was attended by many including ace director Mysskin.
Mysskin, after watching the movie, has been all praise for Villain. Congratulating the entire team, Mysskin applauded the majestic performances of Mohanlal, Manju Warrier and Vishal. He said Villain is a perfectly designed movie from Unnikrishnan.
Here's a timeline from theater:
> Massive crowd for Villain
> Fan show at 8 am
> Movie begins and here comes a camouflaged entry
> Mohanlal as Mathew Manjooran arrives in salt n pepper avatar and fans cheer
> Manju Warrier arrives and so comes the first song
> A series of incidents and deaths are being investigated
> In between Mathew Manjooran's tragedy in flashback is shown
> Slightly slow-paced
> Second half is crucial
> Sharp twists and turns in the story after the first half
Meanwhile, also check what audience got to say:
It seems the factors like thrills and mystery had not worked enough for viewers