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Mumbai Police - Movie Review

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Updated: Saturday, May 4, 2013, 16:19 [IST]

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3.0/5
Director Rosshan Andrrews, who has earlier directed award winning films like Notebook, Udayananu Tharam and few more, has now teamed up with talented young actors like Prithviraj, Rahman and Jayasurya for his latest directorial venture Mumbai Police. When compared to his previous movies, one can not deny the fact that he has taken this film one step ahead. The power packed story coupled with brilliant performances by lead actors will definitely impress the Malayalam viewers.

Mumbai Police is a crime suspense thriller, which is engaging with enriched visuals and Prithviraj-Rahman-Jayasurya's electrifying performances are the main highlight in the movie. Rosshan's engaging screenplay and thought-provoking dialogues, Gopi Sunder's music and background score, G Diwakar's fantastic camera work are the other attractions of the movie. The director has implemented advanced technology in the film.

Rosshan Andrrews has chosen a unique story of friendship among three police officers, which has been written by Bobby Sanjay. The movie is all about how these young police officers investigate a case, which causes a nightmare to the mafia and the underworld of Kochi city. It is not an ordinary police story and the director's arresting screenplay makes you sit on the edge of your seat and watch the film.

Mumbai Police has a novel concept, which appeals to the new generation. It has a gripping and engaging narration, which keeps the audience glued to screens till the end of the movie. The are some most unpredictable moments, which are sure to take the viewers by surprise. The realistic approach is the biggest asset in the script.

Although Rosshan Andrrews has tried his best to make it fast-paced, the film ends up in parts. This is mainly due to his detailing of every aspect. He has tried to give an authentic look to movie, which lands him in trouble. If he had taken care of it, the movie could have been much better.

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Mumbai Police - Movie Review

Assistant Commissioner Antony Moses (Prithviraj) is on verge of solving a crime encounter, but an accident leads to his memory loss. What happens next will form the rest of the story.

Prithviraj's Performance

Prithviraj has played an out of the box role in Mumbai Police. His role has different shades. He appears as a hot tempered cop and confused person. He has delivered brilliant performance, which would suit his role. His expressions and dialogue delivery leave you spellbound.

Rahman's Performance

Rahman has a meaty role in Mumbai Police and he has given matured performance, which is a pleasure to watch on screen.

Jayasurya's Performance

Jayasurya, who replaced Arya, is a meek cop and Antony's friend. He has also good performance. The scenes between him and Prithviraj are etched out very well.

Heroines' Performance

Mumbai Police revolves around three cops. So there is no much scope for the female leads. Actresses like Aparna Nair, Hima Davis and Shwetha Menon do not have much screen presence in the film, but they have used the available space to impress the viewers.

Supporting Artists Performances

Others like Kunchan, Riyaz Khan, Captain Raju, Chali Pala, Mukundan have also done justice to their respective roles.

Gopi Sundar's Music

Gopi Sundar's music and background are big assets of the movie Mumbai Police. His background score helps the director to elevate several intense scene in the film. His song compositions are good to listen.

Other Production Values

In technical front, R Diwakar's picturisation is one of the big highlight. Smart dialogues, Allan Amin's short action sequences and other production values are commendable. Mahesh Narayan's editing is also good, but he should have trimmed certain scenes to make them look crispy.

Critic's Verdict

Overall, Mumbai Police is a wonderful crime suspense thriller, which has good story, excellent performances and sound production elements. Don't miss it this weekend if you are huge fan of suspense thrillers

Mumbai Police Cast And Crew

Producer: Nishad, Nivas and Niyas Haneefa
Director: Rosshan Andrrews
Cast: Prithviraj, Jayasurya, Rahman, Aparna Nair, Hima Davis, Mariya Roy, Shweta Menon, Kunjan, Harish, Kunchan, Riyaz Khan, Captain Raju, Chali Pala and Mukundan
Music: Gopi Sunder
Release date: May 3, 2013

Topics: malayalam reviews, mumbai police, roshan andrews, prithviraj, jayasurya, rahman, aparna nair, hima davis, mariya roy, shweta menon
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Story first published:  Friday, May 3, 2013, 12:35 [IST]
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