Alphonse Puthren is all praise for Biju Menon’s Rakshadhikari Baiju
Biju Menon starrer Rakshadhikari Baiju was released earlier this year without much fanfare. Things changed soon for this Ranjan Pramod directorial as overwhelming reports started flowing in upon release. Critics as well as the common audience lapped up the movie.
Rakshadhikari Baiju stood rock solid despite the Baahubali wave that swept the Kerala box office in the April- May season. The movie successfully completed a 100 days theatrical run and emerged as the biggest blockbuster of Biju Menon after Vellimoonga.
After the DVD release, the movie once again became the topic of discussion in social media forums. Malayalis who live abroad could easily relate to the movie as it has a lot of nostalgic elements. Recently, director Alphonse Puthren took to his Facebook page to pen his thoughts about the movie.
Alphonse Puthren showered praise for director Ranjan Pramod and Biju Menon for delivering such a quality movie. He is also hopeful that the movie will bag quite a few awards this year. Alphonse also urged all those who haven’t watched the movie yet to find time and catch it.
Rakshadhikari Baiju is the tale of a bunch of Kumbalam natives.
Biju Menon plays the titular role of a government employee while Darwinte Parinamam fame Hannah Reji Koshy plays his wife. Aju Varghese, Deepak Parambol, Hareesh Perumanna, Janardhanan, Vijayaraghavan, Dileesh Pothen and Alencier Ley have done supporting roles. The movie was produced by 100th Monkey Movies Pvt Ltd.