It’s fortunate to have an actor like Fahadh Faasil : Dileesh Pothan
Dileesh Pothan is a favourite among the Malayali cine buffs after he made an extraordinary debut with Maheshinte Prathikaram. The movie was much raved about and was a huge success both critically and commercially. The director had a fantastic lead actor in Fahadh Faasil to breathe life into his vision. Fahadh with his remarkable ability to get into the skin of any character turned Mahesh Bhavana a memorable character.
It’s no wonder Dileesh Pothan once again chose to work with Fahadh for his second film Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum. The movie, released last Firday, has been getting outstanding reports from all the release centres with unanimously positive reviews from the critics.
Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum is in stark contrast to Maheshinte Prathikaram, which was more of a light-hearted entertainer. Dileesh Pothan’s second directorial is a social drama that has a tinge of satirical element and his trademark realistic tone. The movie written by Sajeev Pazhoor has a simple story that revolves around three main characters. It is centred around a newly married couple who encounter a thief during a bus journey. They are taken to a police station and rest of the events are set in the police station and it’s premises.
Suraj Venjaramoodu and debutante Nimisha Sajayan have played the roles of the newly weds. Fahadh has essayed the role of a thief, a very mysterious character whose nature is hard to comprehend. Fahadh has given a terrific performance while portraying this not-so-easy-to-perform role and it is a testimony to the kind of range he possesses.
In a recent interview, director Dileesh Pothan said that he is very fortunate to get an actor like Fahadh Faasil. He is quoted saying, “A director is fortunate if he gets an actor who knows exactly what is needed. Such a mutual relationship is good for the film. More than that, Fahadh is an actor who can be moulded to any extent to extract what we require.”
Fahadh Faasil’s performance is the talking point of the movie. His expressions, body language and some of his mannerisms are highly impressive and due appreciation is flowing in for the actor from all corners. It won’t be a big surprise if he sweeps all the major awards this year.