Halal Love Story
Director: Zakariya mohammed
Cast: Indrajith Sukumaran, Joju George, Soubin Shahir, Grace Antony and Sharaf U Dheen
Halal Love story, from director Zakariya Mohammed, is a type of movies supposed to understand for its intent however not a lot for its execution. It by no means works on the entire and is simply good in parts. Despite working as a social satire and touching upon a variety of points, the movie struggles from making its level in the best method. However, it’s nonetheless a movie with a voice of its personal and filmmaker Zakariya Mohammed makes for an thrilling expertise to root for.
The story is centered on Thoufeek (Sharaf U Dheen), an single man hailing from an orthodox household. An lively member of a well-liked Islamic group in Kerala, Thoufeek can be an aspiring filmmaker. When Raheem and Shereef (Indrajith Sukumaran) desire a tele-film to be made on their group, they strategy Thoufeek with the supply and he in flip assembles his village of us to star in the movie. Siraj (Joju George) is roped in to direct the movie. They all got down to make the movie however can they obtain what they wish to make with out tampering with their beliefs? This types the crux of the movie.
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Halal Love Story is at occasions a breezy slice-of-life drama but it surely’s additionally a satire on the artwork kind and storytelling. Indrajith’s character Shereef, for example, is kind of layered. He is keen about performing, however on the similar time, needs to do proper by following his beliefs. How do you take care of artwork when what is meant to make isn’t in tandem with what you imagine? Do you continue to got down to make it otherwise you hand over on the concept?
Halal Love Story offers superbly with this conundrum however as a satire it is solely good in parts. The comedy is chaotic in locations however the excruciatingly sluggish narrative is an enormous downer. As a lot as you recognize the movie’s intent to speak about artwork is for everybody and it entails be sure by sure beliefs of some people or a bunch, by no means ever fairly happy on the entire.
The movie does remind one in every of Tamil movie Jigarthanda which was additionally a few movie being made inside a movie. Both Jigarthanda and Halal Love Story have a lot in frequent in phrases of the core thought. In Jigarthanda, a filmmaker is compelled to make the form of movie accepted in the commerce. Like, in Halal Love Story, a bunch of individuals got down to make a movie however the objective is misplaced in the method whereas making an attempt to stay to sure beliefs.
As a comedy, the movie works barely higher however by no means fairly as a drama with its message by no means making the meant impression.
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