The Priest is the latest Malayalam movie released in Theaters on March 11, 2021. Earlier, this film was planned to release on March 4 but later delayed for 1 week. The screentime of The Priest movie is around 2 hours 27 minutes and its a crime thriller. This film received UA certificate from Indian Censor Board.
The story of The Priest movie revolves around Megastar Mammootty aka Father Benedict who has an expertise to solve crime cases. Even the most toughest cases has been solved by Father Benedict. Now, he is assigned to a mass murder case happened in a family. Will he able to find the culprit of this heinous crime is what the story follows.
The Priest movie also feature Manju Warrier, Nikhila Vimal, Sreenath Bhasi, Saniya Iyappan, Jagadish, Madhupal, Baby Monica and many more.
Early Social Media Reviews Of The Priest Movie:
A social media user Abdul Rahman says, “#ThePriest… Intervel….!!! Pure Fire item…🔥🔥🔥 Father Benedict….🔥🔥 Intervel Block…. Massive…..😍😍 @mammukka #Mammootty #ThePriestFDFS.”
Another user Raveen Mathew Roy says, “#ThePriestFDFS A decent first half with an unexpected twist in the intervel block 🔥🔥 . Heavy one !! #ThePriest #Mammootty 🔥.”
Another user Cine Wood 007 says,”#ThePriest First Half Leads With Many Thrilling Elements🔥⚡️ All Actors Are Spaced Well⚡️ Bgm👌 And More Over That Interval Punch 🔥 #Mammootty 👌 Waiting For Second Half…”
Another user Sanjay Devaraj tweeted,”#ThePriest 1st Half Over 👍🏻 So far It’s Good👌🏻 Case No 27 started 🧐 Intervel Potion Turnout to Be The Stunner 💥 BGM is ok! Story gets interesting Scene by Scene 2nd Half Need to Pickup the Movie to Next Level ⚡ @mammukka 👌👌 @Nikhilavimal1 ❤️ #Mammootty #Priest.”
A user Prashanth Jerry says,”#ThePriest First Half – Gripping one that keeps audience engaged through out with a splendid interval bang ! @mammukka is superb as well as entire cast. Technically outstanding and Bgm cent percent perfect suiting the mood ! So far so good ! #ThePriest.”
Another user Venice Of East mentioned,”Wow! Can’t believe it’s from Mollywood ! One word – Outstanding 👍 Waiting for climax 🙏🙏🙏 #ThePriest #ThePriestFDFS.”
Mighty Jerry Here tweeted, “Decent first half Excellent Interval Block Average Second half #ThePriest Watchable flick , try to watch in a high quality theater itself 👍 3/5.”
Another user Jibin John says, “#ThePriest review First half with a good mood. Interval scene 💥💥💥 Second half with good mood 4 /5 rating 💥💥.”
As per the early social media reports of The Priest movie, it is being lauded by netizens. Many loved the interval and praises Mammootty in his unique role. The early response is in a range of 3 to 3.5 stars out of 5 stars.
The Priest movie has been directed by debutant filmmaker Jofin T Chacko. It has been produced by Anto Joseph and B Unnikrishnan. The screenplay work has been handled by Shyam Menon and Deepu Pradeep. The cinematography work has been done by Akhil George and music director is Rahul Raj. The editing work has been handled by Shameer Muhammed.
The Priest movie budget hasn’t been known yet but it would reportedly be in a range of over 20 to 22 crores. The Priest movie has received over 1250 shows in Kerala alone.
Altogether, The Priest is the first big film releasing in theaters Post covid era in 2021 in Kerala. The early word of mouth is excellent and this film will pick up from evening shows really well.
Last word: Watch it for the sharp and edgy performance of Father Benedict by Mammootty. Also watch it for its well placed crime thriller story.
Bollywood Crazies Reviews (As Per Social Media Report): The Priest Movie- Distinction (70 Percent out of 100).