‘Kurup’ does get bogged down considerably by the endless trivia that lie strewn all along the narrative. The extra final explorations that it indulges in sound hollow, and while it remains an anodyne watch, there is hardly anything more that is offered.
The humour is intermittently effective, and at times all over the place; there is so much happening on one side, and so little on the other. The context is as unreal as it gets, plenty of opportunities are missed, and grace is far from sight.
Dulquer Salmaan has launched the title of his new film with Amal Neerad on his Facebook page, and for fans of the young actor, looks like its jubilation time. The film has been titled ‘CIA’ and the acronym, quite contrary to expectations, reads ‘Comrade in America’. Continue reading “Amal Neerad, Dulquer Salmaan, Old Monks & the CIA!”