Makeup Man Malayalam Movie Review
Make Up Man-Star Cast and Crew
Producer: Rajaputhra Ranjith
Story, Screen Play: Sachi-Sethu
Music : Vidyasagar
Cinematography : Azhagappan
Starring: Jayaram, Prithviraj, Kunchakko Boban, Sheela Kaur, Lakshmi Rai, Siddique, Suraj Venjarammood, Janardhanan, Manian Pilla Raju.
Makeup Man is the latest Malayalam movie in 2011 from the hit director Shafi. Jayaram and Sheela Kaur plays the lead roles in Makeup Man. The film is produced by Renjith Rajaputhra. The story and screenplay of Makeup man is from the hit writer duo Sachi-Sethu. For the songs written by Kaithapram Damodharan Namboothiri, Vidyasagar sets the music. The visuals are from Azhagappan. The film has Prithviraj and Kunchakko Boban in guest roles. Along with them, the film has a huge supporting cast including Siddique, Suraj Venjarammood, Janardhanan and Manian Pilla Raju.
Story of Makeup Man
Makeup man is the story of Balu(Jayaram) and his wife Anamika/Soorya(Sheela). The story revolves around their life in the backdrops of a film location. The movie opens with the marriage of Balu and Soorya. Balu is an unemployed MBA graduate whose marriage is fixed with Soorya, his 'Murapennu'. But when Balu met with so many financial issues and debts on his shoulder, Soorya's family fixed another marriage for her. Knowing this, Soorya run away with Balu and tied the knot with the help of Balu's friend, Kichu(Suraj Venjarammood). Kichu who happens to be a production controller, arranged a room for their first night which previously was the room of a heroine of a new movie Cindrella. The director(Siddique) and the producer(Janardhanan) mistakes Soorya as the new heroine. They liked her and fixed as the heroine of Cindrella. Balu also there as the personal makeup man of Anamika(Soorya changed her name as an advice from director) to stay in touch with her. In the location of Cindrella, Balu and Anamika have to face so many situations and no one except Kichu knows about their marriage. The rest of the story will spoil the interest. Go to the theaters to watch what happens next.
Makeup Man- watch it for Jayaram and Shafi
The film hits theaters one day before the expected release date. The film did not get so much promotions and pre publicity, but the trailers got attention with the presence of Mohanlal. Even though the trailer has Mohanlal, the film has not. Most part of the film was originally shooted few months ago and only some scenes of young super star Prithviraj have to be complete. So the release is extended to this week. At last it hit the theatres with an average initial only because of the crowd pulling factor of Shafi and Jayaram. Makeup man is the second film from this team after superhit film 'One man Show'. For Shafi, it is his second movie in this year. His previous release Marykkundoru Kunjadu already declared as a Super Hit of this year. The film carries good collections from all the theaters and will surely complete 100 days. Makeup man is also Jayaram's second film in 2011. His funny ride on wheels 'Kudumbasree Travels' released last month was not happened to be a good start for the actor. But his luck blessed him in the form of 'Padmasree Award' and now in the form of a 'Makeup Man'.
Direction of Make Up Man
Shafi tries to package the film as a comedy entertainer and succeeded in it. The first half of the film has some good comedies which surely make us laugh. The second half is a bit serious with some scenes with no logic. So, please put back your logic in your home and only then come to watch the film. The film goes in a fast pace with needed attention. Although the first half of the movie is a hilarious one, the second part not up to that. The climax which could have been better and is a predicted one. But the overall packaging helps the film to come as a perfect entertainer.
Performances in Make Up Man
Coming to the performances, Jayaram excelled in the role of Personal Makeup man of Anamika. The role is a matured one which has to carry comedy and sentiments in a balanced way. Balu is safe in the hands of Jayaram. Sheela is also impressive as Anamika. The actress who has no films in her own credit, definitely known for her role in this film. What steals the show is the performance of Suraj Venjaramood. He acted as the production controller of the film, whispers funny words throughout the film. There had a news that Dileep's latest hit Karyasthan makes it good only because of Suraj. Makeup Man also has Suraj in his full avatar. Siddique has got a villain character with some humorous touch, and makes it fine as usual. There are also Janardhanan as the funny producer of Cindrella, performed well. Prithviraj and Kunchakko Boban appeared in the film as themselves in cameo roles. There is a dance song from Kunchakko Boban, picturised well. There are two songs in the film tuned by Vidyasagar, one of them is good to hear. Makeup man has some fine visuals from ace cinematographer Azhagappan. Other technical parts are fine makes the film a passing fare.
The latest trend shows that film with similar packing like Marykkundoru Kunjadu are running all over the world with good collections, so Makeupman will also entered the hit list with no two words. If you are looking for a perfect comedy entertainer with no logic in this weekend, Makeup man will be a good choice. Go with your family and enjoy the film.
Verdict of Makeup Man: Good
Rating of Makeup Man: 3/5
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Make Up Man is a good entertainer from Shafi and Jayaram. It will be a super hit of this year.