Vikadakumaran Malayalam Movie Review

Feature Film | UA | Comedy, Drama
The film struggles with basic logic and the potential suspense drama slides into silliness in most parts.
Mar 29, 2018 By K. R. Rejeesh

An amalgamation of two incidents is set in "Vikadakumaran" for the smart emergence of a budding young lawyer. However, the smartness employed by Binu Sebastian Chooredan, portrayed by Vishnu Unnikrishnan, to sort out a murder case has feeble impact on you while rewinding the action once again. By the time he reveals his real intentions, the film fizzles out taking off the element of suspense and what remains is some ineffective links that struggle to offer convincing answers.


Helmed by Boban Samuel, the film follows the life of a struggling lawyer and a murder case he accidentally gets to attend. Binu has the task of solving the mystery behind the death of traffic home guard Sukumaran Pillai (Indrans) but his conflict of interest invites more problems to him. The efforts of the lawyer and his clerk, Manikandan Pillai (Dharmajan Bolghatty), to collect evidences for the case are so absurdly portrayed by the director, who quite often adopts an amateurish tactics in presenting the court scenes.


The screenplay by Y.V. Rajesh has enough illogical conclusions that are mostly evident in court scenes. The callous Roshi Balachandran, essayed by Jinu Joseph, appears to be more powerful in his performance as the character could permeate his brutal instincts very well. Manasa Radhakrishnan as Sindhu has hardly any importance in the flick compared to Rosin Jolly, who enacts the role of actress Aiswarya Nair.


It's the exaggerated justification of events that weakens the plot and the lack of attempt to carve it intensely disturbs the progress of action. The film struggles with basic logic and the potential suspense drama slides into silliness in most parts. Linking of coincidences is ineffective on its way to find remedy for a crime and punish the culprit.


K. R. Rejeesh

   

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