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Jaya Jaya Jaya Jaya Hey movie review: Domestic abuse satire that seesaws from realism to myth, depth to superficiality
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Jaya Jaya Jaya Jaya Hey movie review: Domestic abuse satire that seesaws from realism to myth, depth to superficiality

This farce-driven take-down of spousal violence offers insights into male abusers up to a point, but trips over a woman survivor and violence itself.

First Take | In a week of a mixed bag Dear Friend leaves you shattered with its equanimity
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First Take | In a week of a mixed bag Dear Friend leaves you shattered with its equanimity

Dear Friend is a film that refuses to pander to our expectations. It opts to go the way it wants to. And if we choose to take it the wrong way, it is our failing.

Dear Friend movie review: Intriguing blend of buddy flick, thriller and psychological profile
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Dear Friend movie review: Intriguing blend of buddy flick, thriller and psychological profile

The suspense in Dear Friend is unconventional and the end is not designed to excite viewers in a typical-mystery-movie manner, instead leaving us with food for thought.

Hridayam movie review: An overlong Premam meets shades of Arjun Reddy meets under-written women 
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Hridayam movie review: An overlong Premam meets shades of Arjun Reddy meets under-written women 

Hridayam's attractive packaging is no match for the lack of originality in its story and storytelling.

Unpaused: Naya Safar movie review — Pandemic tales with remarkable elements and unfulfilled promise
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Unpaused: Naya Safar movie review — Pandemic tales with remarkable elements and unfulfilled promise

Each short in this anthology is set in the COVID19 pandemic. Nagraj Manjule confronts the pandemic full-scale in Vaikunth. COVID is the setting, significant even if not central, to the remaining four films.

Irul trailer: Fahadh Faasil, Soubin Shahir, Darshana Rajendran star in Netflix murder mystery
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Irul trailer: Fahadh Faasil, Soubin Shahir, Darshana Rajendran star in Netflix murder mystery

Irul revolves around three people in an empty house trying to find a killer during a power cut amid heavy rain.

Pranav Mohanlal announces third film, Vineeth Sreenivasan's Hridayam, scheduled for Onam 2020
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Pranav Mohanlal announces third film, Vineeth Sreenivasan's Hridayam, scheduled for Onam 2020

Pranav Mohanlal's third film Hridayam will be written and directed by Vineeth Sreenivasan and will also star Kalyani Priyadarshan and Darshana Rajendran.