Moothon Trailer Review: Nivin Pauly’s Phenomenal Performance Makes This Film A Must Watch

Malayalam movie Moothon, directed by Geethu Mohandas is sure to keep you glued to the seats for its intense storyline.

Tom Francis

July 24, 2020


3 min


Geethu Mohandas’s Malayalam directorial debut, Moothon is considered as one of the most rated films of 2019. With its stellar cast and gripping storyline, the movie is also the recipient of a plethora of awards and nominations. The film is about a young boy’s search for his long-lost brother. Moothon explores themes of gender identity and love. It features Nivin Pauly, Roshan Mathew, Shashank Arora, Dileesh Pothan and Sobhita Dhulipala in the lead roles.

Watch the trailer for the Malayalam movie Moothon, here:

Moothon tells the tale of Mulla, an orphan from Lakshadweep, who sets out on a journey to find his elder brother. The term Moothon, which translates to the ‘elder one’ in Malayalam thus revolves around Mulla’s search for love and acceptance from his elder brother. Mulla reaches Mumbai to find that his Moothon has become a gang lord in the streets of Kamathipura. Filled with violent and dark frames, the movie resonates with Geethu Mohandas’ idea of filmmaking.

Nivin Pauly from Moothon
Nivin Pauly from Moothon (Source: ZEE5)

Moothon is sure to keep you glued to your seats with its gripping storyline and marvellous frames. Veteran cinematographer Rajeev Ravi paints some of the most beautiful visuals on screen, making the movie a class apart. Rajeev Ravi’s method of telling stories through his frames comes as a bonus with Moothon’s themes. The movie’s mood is set by the background score which is composed by Sagar Desai. It perfectly blends in with the frame of the movie.

A still from Moothon
A still from Moothon (Source: ZEE5)

For all Malayalam film lovers out there, Moothon is surely going to be a revelation of a film for its confident approach to unexplored themes. Geethu Mohandas’ directorial debut is a roaring success due to Moothon’s technical perfection. Nivin Pauly dons a never-before-seen avatar on screen, which is surely going to leave you craving for more.

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For more entertainment and drama, watch Malayalam serial Sathya Enna Penkutty streaming now on ZEE5.

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