One Review, Box Office Result, Hit Or Flop On OTT?

One movie is a Malayalam film which released in theaters on March 26, 2021. It was later released on OTT platform Netflix on April 27, 2021. The screentime of this political drama is around 2 hours 32 minutes.

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This film revolves around a honest Chief Minister of Kerala Megastar Mammootty aka Kadakkal Chandran. One fine day, a youth wrote an anonymous post on social media against the Kerala CM critising his government. The post got viral on social media and people were called to find out the person who wrote it. The boy finally being called to the CM office and Kadakkal have helped him out. It is being known that, Kadakkal wants a bill called ‘Right To Recall’ to be passed in Parliament, where general public will have the rights to dissolve any current government politician if he is not doing his work properly. That means, he won’t able to rule for 5 years and public have the rights to threw him out and a fresh election could take place. Well, this new bill is being opposed by the opposition parties and CM’s own party members. Will, Kadakkal able to pass the new bill and give important rights in the hands of the public is what the story follows.

This film also stars Murali Gopy, Joju George, Mathew Thomas, Gayatri Arun, Namisha Sajayan, Balachandra Menon, Madhu, Siddique and many others.

One movie reviews are out and they are in a range of 3 to 3.5 stars out of 5 stars. This film currently holds 7 stars ratings out of 10 on IMDB.

Bollywood Crazies Opinion: Mammootty is megastar and this performance as Kerala CM again justifies its mega stardom. What a brilliant performance he gave and I am totally mesmerised by his acting chops. He is into the skin of the character and you definitely wish to see him more and that’s what the magic he left in this film. The entry scene of the megastar comes almost around 30 minutes after the movie and next 2 hours is roller coaster rise. You need to focus on this film to understand the depth of this story. I must praise to the director for directing such a good film. The story writer has given a fresh story and I am impressed. The common man theme of this film will make you connect to this movie easily. The character of a boy Sanal also did his best. Talking about the cinematography, the shots were good and do creat impact. My favourite scene of this film, when CM resigns and starts leaving from Kerala Assembly Hall, the long shot from bottom to the face of Mammootty until he reaches to the staircase, was very good. It was 30 to 40 second shot but it did created good cinematic impact. The last shot of Mammootty waving his hands to the public was also captured beautifully. I didn’t got bored and that means I liked the film. The screenplay is good enough to hold you for over 2 hours. The overall message of this film was good, as public has the right to choose the leader and its public who has to rule, not the politician.

One movie has been directed by Santhosh Viswanath. It has been produced by Sreelakshmi R. The story has been written by Bobby & Sanjay. The cinematography has been done by Vaidy Somasundaram and the musical work handled by Gopi Sundar. This film has been edited by Nishad Yusuf. The only thing I find a bit worry is, this film could have been cut short for another 10 to 15 minutes than it would have been much better.

One movie budget hasn’t been revealed yet by the makers but it would reportedly be around 8 to 10 crores maximum by looking at the film.

Altogether, One is one of the best works by Mammootty. After a long time, I am impressed by a political drama film.

Last word: Watch it for its good story and Mammootty’s stellar performance.

Bollywood Crazies Ratings: One Movie- Brilliant (80 Percent rating out of 100).

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