Onam is the biggest festival for Keralites and it is the biggest season for Mollywood film industry too. There will be lot of big releases scheduled during this period every year and most of them will be having a huge star cast. This year is no exception. Unfortunately last year, Onam season was affected adversely due to floods.
This year there are four main movies released during this big season. First and foremost is the highly expected movie of the year Love Action Drama which has Nivin Pauly and lady superstar Nayanthara in lead roles. The film was in news due to the debut directorial venture by Dhyan Srinivasan, youngest son of Sreenivasan and the debut production venture of actor Aju Varghese. The film is expected to be a complete comedy entertainer and also expected to see Nivin Pauly back to his comfort zone. The biggest positive of the film is the presence of lady superstar Nayanthara.
The second big release is Prithviraj's Brother's Day. Prithviraj is back with an entertainer after a long time with Kalabhavan Shajon's debut directorial movie Brother's Day. This will be a change for the young superstar from a sequence of dark themed movies. This also has a huge star cast including Madona Sebastian, Prayaga Martin, Aiswarya Lakshmi, Miya, Dharmajan Bolgatty, Vijayaraghavan and Prasanna. The movie is expected to be a complete family entertainer in a thriller mood.
Next one in the list is Mohanlal starer Ittimani Made in China. It is a debut directorial movie by Jibi Joju. It also has a big star cast including Siddique, KPAC Lalitha, Honeyrose, Dharmajan Bolgatty, Radhika and Aju Varghese in the lead roles. The film is expected to be a family drama and could attract family audiences as Mohanlal movies as always.
Finally, the surprise movie in the list is Rajisha Vijayan's Finals. The movie is a women oriented subject and it is directed by debut director P.R. Arun. The movies revolves around a real story and also has Suraj Venjaramood in an important role. The expectation of the movie is high as it is produced by Maniyanpilla Raju.
We will have to wait and see who will be the winner this Onam season.