Carbon is the first of its kind movie in Malayalam cinema: Sathyan Anthikad
Fahadh Faasil’s first outing of the year Carbon hit screens last day (January 19). The movie has opened to highly positive reviews from the critics as well as the commoners. Directed by cinematographer-turned-filmmaker Venu, the movie tells the story of an youngster’s journey to make it big in a short time.
Ace filmmaker Sathyan Anthikad has written a beautiful note on his Facebook page heaping praise on the movie. The director rates Carbon as the first of its kind movie in Malayalam cinema. He added that the industry need movies with such ‘variety themes’, atleast occasionally.
Sathyan Anthikad didn’t forget to appreciate Fahadh Faasil for his terrific performance in the movie. He also took the names of the other cast and crew members and congratulated them for the movie’s success.
Carbon features Fahadh as Sibi Sebastian, a rustic youth from Kottayam and Mamta as Sameera, an adventurous young woman. The movie also has a big supporting cast which includes Soubin Shahir, Sharafudheen, Manikandan Achari, Dileesh Pothan, Nedumudi Venu, Vijayaraghavan, Kochu Preman and Guppy fame Master Chetan Lal among others.
Carbon has its cinematography by KU Mohanan and music by Bollywood composer-filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj. Been Paul has handled the edits. The movie is jointly funded by Sibi Thottapuram and Navis Xaviou under the banner of Poetry Film House.