Krishnanum Radhayum Review
Starring : SANTHOSH PANDIT,
Directed By : SANTHOSH PANDIT
Written By : SANTHOSH PANDIT
Screenplay By : SANTHOSH PANDIT
Produced By : SANTHOSH PANDIT
It all started with Silsila. People enjoyed Silsila as a social burden, the malady of media being available to everyone. Like police who come to bring situation under control, before arrival of (corrupt) leaders, Silsila’s responsibility was to prepare the world for the inevitable disaster. With the entry of Krishnanum Radhayum, Silsila became a wet cracker while KR turned out to be an atom bomb.
There are five heroines and all the important positions in film are handled by the genius alone. All great men had foes. No exception in case of Santhosh Pandit too. Love him or hate him but you just can’t avoid him.
A word to the mastermind
Santhosh, don’t forget you belong to the big league. Your competitors are not Prithviraj or Surya, not even Mammootty or Mohanlal. Your entry seems to shake the thrones of Rajnikanth and Shahrukh. With your humbleness, you won’t accept it, but it’s the truth. Evidence is the hysteria and uncontrollable energy which spring up in audience to a level of madness, even when your name comes on screen.
No negatives to say about debutant Santhosh Pandit, even though some of his casts haven’t been as brilliant as himself. Of course, we can’t expect everyone to be a perfectionist as Santhosh. Brownie points for the actor who showed great creativity while portraying the complexities of character.
Viewers can’t think of casting anyone except our daring hero who stands for truth and justice, who is against all vices. When he walks in slow motion in his shirt and pants, it enthralls the hall. With his earth shattering dialogue presentation onscreen, Santhosh is a Cheetah, an elephant or even a roaring lion.
But for some old minds, his acting was unacceptable. Don’t worry Santhosh, as far as I see yours is a unique sort of acting Malayalees haven’t witnessed before. I presume in coming times these people will realize your histrionic ability and will be taught world wide in film schools. Movement of your facial muscles will be the subject of research.
Pundit’s writing and philosophy
The suffocation he has gone through in the writing stage of Krishnanum Radhayum is incomparable with other artists. His imagination has run wild in the writing stage. This gem of a writer has produced some of the greatest quotes and introduced it to us through this film.
This genius brings us many philosophies; each of his dialogues has over a hundred meaning which is connected to all spheres to human endeavor like in case of Holy Books. To prove my points these are nuggets of wisdom to refresh your memory.
Oru Pattykku athinte Vaalu kondu…..
Panniyude Ishta Bakshanam Malamanu
Oru kurudan mattoryu kurudanu…..
In theatre I couldn’t hear all the dialogues due to the gung ho audience. So I may not have thoroughly understood the depth in which dialogue and film communicate.
Songs are better than many released in this decade. Audience may feel to have heard it before. So what, even the biggest hit – Anuraga Vilochana was a copy of Kajra Mohabbat Wala from film Kismat. It appears Ouseppachan is his favorite music director apart from himself.
What if Saroj Kumar comes to act, write, produce and direct his own film? When the manacle gets goosy, there will be no one to control.
When the father suicide as his daughter marries the man of her dreams (Pundit), the daughter and her husband take it so calmly. Mother who won’t get moved even when she discovers that her daughter got killed was taken with great skill which terrifies seasoned filmmakers.
The deadliest weapon in his armory is the stunt scenes; each has worked out well in the film.
Costume department is another area of expertise where Santhosh showed his caliber. Every costume which was designed and used will stay in viewer’s mind. Pundit’s dressing sense is uncompromising and inimitable.
Santhosh’s smile can make audience violent. His comedy makes them ferocious. What ever happens in story, whether it is stunt, comedy, tragedy, viewers are happy and cheering for the star. Occasional abuses can also be heard. I suspect superstars are sending their gang to abuse the most talented and upcoming, Panditji. His fans kindly warn them to stay away from mess.
He may not be the best actor in India, and his fans are ready to accept that. But in star power he is second to none. Even though, the entertainment value is unmatched, those who have not seen him before may misunderstand him for a maniac. From the beginning to end, viewers were making comments, laughing and dancing. There was oneness inside the theatre.
Movie is a masala film; it gives many social messages which will change the morale of Keralites. No artist has ever touched the common public like Santhosh Pundit.
Dosage for maximum effect – For maximum entertainment watch with your best friends at theatres.
Caution – Watching the film more than once may create mental agitation, nausea, slow reflex action, anxiety disorder, mood swings, depression etc