Sherlock Toms is an out and out entertainer with a solid script which provides more space for humor and twists. It’s for the fourth time that Shafi directs Biju Menon in his movie and this time it’s as a lead one. Mixed with various elements including humor, twist, adventure and more, Sherlock Toms is a real entertainment for all the viewers. Shafi and Bijumenon had worked together for the movies Marykkundoru Kunjaadu, Venicile Vyapari and 101 Weddings earlier and Sherlock Toms makes it big for the duo. The team has succeeded in bringing a full engaged experience for the audience.
Thomas is a bright student and dreams to become a detective like his super hero Sherlock Toms. An incident took place in his childhood while in the school has crowned him the name Sherlock Toms but that brought a sort of curse upon him. He tries his best to become an I A S officer but ended up as an I R S officer. As the result of his hardwork he gets a deputation to enforcement. But the things were not going smoothly thereafter. That makes his life horrible because of many reasons. Biju Menon is once again on a mission to conquer the hearts of all with his performance and this time he does it with the role of Sherlock Toms. The character is completely safe in the hands of Biju Menon with his own mannerisms and novel way of dialogue delivery. Srinda as Rekha aka Shabdharekha has done a role that every actress would hesitate to do and she done it with utmost care and perfection. Another female lead Miya who came as Shiney Mattumel is impressive with her look and the enthusiasm to be a good media reporter.
Shafi always has a large number of supporting artist in his cast and they make the audience being engaged the whole time. Salim Kumar is back as yet another wonderful role and he conquers the hearts of viewers with his role. The gang of Salim Kumar, Noby, Rajesh Paravoor, Dinesh Prabhakar and Moly Kannamaly was the real focus and they really ruled the big screen with their humor and tricks. Kottayam Naseer and Hareesh made a wonderful combo as policemen with highly powerful comedy numbers. Raafi, Vijayaraghavan, Suresh Krishna and Kalabhavan Shajon did their roles to the perfection.
The screenplay is the soul of every movie and Shafi, Sachy and Najim Koya make it for Sherlock Toms with a solid script. Though the movie lacks the comedy sequences as compared to the previous releases of Shafi. Still the movie maintains the rhythm and make the audience be engaged. The cinematography Alby added more color to the enjoyment with the catchy composing by Bijibal. As a whole Sherlock Toms is complete entertainer you never have a moment of boredom at anywhere in the story.