The same team of the 2012 hit Second Show made another film Koothara, which is directed by Srinath Rajendran and written by Vini Vishwa Lal. Director telling that it’s an experiment .In Koothara Mohanlal in an extended cameo and other actors are Bharath, Sunny Wayne, and Tovino Thomas in the lead roles .The story is about three engineering students, Koobrin (Bharath), Tharun (Tovino Thomas), Ram (Sunny Wayne). The film is moving through their campus adventures .The first half of the film is about the college and campus life of Koobrin, Tharun and Ram. Bhavana, Shritha Sivadas and Janani Iyer are also part of Koothara. It is Bharat’s came back to Mollywood after grant success of ‘4 the people’ which is directed by Jayaraj released back in 2004 .The director has done an exceptional job this young cast .
There was already a talk about the get up of Mohanlal, and the mystery about his character is made the curiosity more .In the first half there is lot of fun moments and comedy. The second half is handled by Koobrin, Tharun and Ram’s college after life. Story is going to new axis when these youngsters get in to new phases of experimentation with life. Koothara is differ from others ofcourse , because of the cameo .There is no doubt about lal’s talent and willpower ,so again he made an impact on audience through Koothara .It’s a magical touch of lal. The music is done by Gopi Sundar. His previous work was in ‘Bangalore days’, which is running successfully .Through Koothara again he becoming a trend among the youth. The majority part of movie is shooted at Andaman and Nicobar Islands and in Kerala. Young cinematographer Pappu has done an excellent job in capturing the scenic beauty and moments that make up the film .The team tried to make this experiment in another kind of approach .They tried out something that others are not willing to do. Concisely the crew is experimented the movie in all aspects and has collectively made it.
Cinefames Rating: 3/5