Anurag Kashyap is all praise for Muhammed Mustafa’s Kappela!
Ever since its release in streaming platform Netflix, ‘Kappela’ has been getting a lot of positive response. Active discussions about the film’s politics is also happening in various social media groups. Directed by actor-turned-filmmaker Muhammed Mustafa, ‘Kappela’ is the story of a young woman from a rural background who gets trapped in a particular situation. Basically, the film tries to tell how human perceptions can go awfully wrong.
Bollywood filmmaker has tweeted in praise of ‘Kappela’ after watching it from Netflix. He specially mentioned the film’s screenplay, which he found incredible, and also added that he is looking forward to Mustafa’s upcoming films. It is worth a mention that it was Kashyap who released the film’s trailer through his social media handle. His recent tweet reads,
What a great first film Muhammed Mustafa’s “Kappela” is .. such an incredible screenplay .. I just did not see it coming .. would be looking forward to his next films . Streaming on @NetflixIndia
‘Kappela’ was the last mainstream Malayalam film to hit screens in Kerala before the lockdown was announced. The film got released in theatres across Kerala on March 4 and opened to pretty good reviews. However, due to the Covid-19 outbreak, theatre response was largely dull and eventually, the run had to be cut short.
‘Kappela’ stars Anna Ben, Roshan Mathew and Sreenath Bhasi in the lead roles. Director Musthafa has scripted the film jointly with Nikhil Vahid and Sudhas. Anna Ben, Sreenath Bhasi and Roshan Mathew play the lead roles. ‘Ambili’ fame Tanvi Ram, James Elia, Vijileesh, Navas Vallikkunnu, Sudheesh, Nisha Sarang and Sudhi Koppa have essayed supporting roles.