Vietnam Colony is a technical masterpiece and one of the finest made mainstream Malayalam films: Prithviraj
Filmmaker duo Siddique-Lal’s classic 90 films still enjoy great fan following. Even when telecast in TV channels today, their films keep us glued to the screens. ‘Vietnam Colony’ easily is one of the best works from the duo. The film was telecast on Asianet channel today, probably for the n-th time and guess who watched it and raved about it?
Actor Prithviraj Sukumaran, who is also the director of the biggest blockbuster in Malayalam cinema, rates ‘Vietnam Colony’ as a technical masterpiece. Just a while back, he took to his official Twitter handle to tweet,
#VietnamColony is a technical masterpiece. One of the finest made mainstream Malayalam films. #SiddiqueLal
‘Vietnam Colony’, released in 1992, had Mohanlal and Kanaka in the lead roles. It also had a plethora of supporting actors like Innocent, Devan, Vijaya Rangaraju, Jagannatha Varma, KPAC Lalitha, Nedumudi Venu, Kuthiravattam Pappu, Vijayaraghavan, Bheeman Raghu, Philomina, Kaviyoor Ponnamma and many others. Following its huge success, the film was later remade in Tamil with Prabhu in the lead.