Marupadi is a question asked to everyone and the answer is still a mystery or no one can answer it properly. Based on a true story the director V M Vinu has made it a most relevant and timely movie with the current issues. The movie dares to question the present judiciary system which has many loopholes and helps the culprits to escape from their crimes. Still the truth is that everyone who commits crime will be punished at any cost in any manner.V M Vinu who had taken a break for a while is back with a strong reply with a question.
Abraham aka Any is a General Manager in a reputed bank and he is married to Sarah, an orphan girl. They are blessed with girl. When the life meets with certain unexpected happenings their happily lived life becomes complicated. It leads to the most painful era of their life. Rahman who comes as Aby is extremely good as a family man with compassion for others. He performed well with emotional scenes. Marupadi is worthy enough to be called as one of the best movies in his career so far. On the other side Bhama, who portrays the character of Sarah is both beautiful and bold at both extremes and it might be the first time she is essaying such a role that is to be added to the best category from her. The chemistry between Rahman and Bhama worked well throughout the movie with many moments that could be enjoyed by the audience.
Nayanthara, who is not a baby girl anymore, has also gifted a good piece of acting from her part. Her skills prove that she will be seen as a heroine within no time in Malayalam film industry. Santhosh Keezhattoor and Tessa had come with the best supportive roles as a couple who witness and support the life of Aby and his family. Sudip Mukherjee as brutal police officer, Srinda as journalist, Anjali as Mother Superior, Janardanan as veteran film maker and all others did their best work to make this true story looking realistic.
There are many things to be highly concentrated when a true story is picturised. A simple word is enough to change the whole story and all those credits for a well worked script goes to Julaina Asharaf for her work. Composing by M Jaychandran for the heart touching lyrics of Rafeeq Ahammed stayed to the core of the story and made a feeling of the pain of the characters. The camera moved by Venugopal to the life of Aby took the audience also with him. If you are a person with fire inside to stand against societal issues, especially regarding the safety of women in the society, it’s not a movie to be missed. Because it has a question for you and you might have the answer inside you.