Karan Johar praises Tovino Thomas and Minnal Murali
Tovino Thomas starrer ‘Minnal Murali’ has become a sensational hit across the country. The film, which is streaming on Netflix, is now the most viewed Indian film ever on the OTT platform. Non-Malayali audience have taken a particular liking for the film with many rating it as the best superhero film ever made in Indian cinema.
Tovino and ‘Minnal Murali’ team has been getting appreciation from all corners. Recently, director-producer Karan Johar sent a personal message to Tovino lauding his performance in the film. Karan also mentioned that it’s a smartly made film that keeps the entertainment quotient right throughout.
Sharing a screenshot of Karan’s message, Tovino wrote,
Messages like these! It’s not always that the whole world starts appreciating your work from every nook and corner. And specially when an ace filmmaker like Karan Johar who has given numerous all-time entertainers for us, appreciates our work, it sure feels surreal. Thank you Sir for letting us know how much you loved the movie ! Glad to know you enjoyed it thoroughly
‘Minnal Murali’ is written by Arun Anirudhan and Justin Mathew. The Basil Joseph directorial has Tovino an ordinary youngster who gets superhero powers after being struck by a bolt of lightning. The film stars Tamil actor Guru Somasundaram as the antagonist, who also gets super powers from the same source. The performances of the two leads and Basil’s comic book style world building has been unanimously praised. The makers have already confirmed that a sequel is on cards.