Mumbai Police (film)

Mumbai Police is a 2013 Indian Malayalam-language psychological crime thriller film written by Bobby–Sanjay and directed by Rosshan Andrrews. It stars Prithviraj Sukumaran, Jayasurya, and Rahman in the lead roles, along with Kunjan, Aparna Nair, Deepa Vijayan, and debutant Hima Davis in supporting roles. Shweta Menon and Riyaz Khan appear in guest roles. The film is produced by Nisad Haneefa and co-produced by Nivas Haneef and Niyas Haneefa. The background score was composed by Gopi Sundar and the cinematography was handled by G. Diwakaran. The film was edited by Mahesh Narayanan.

Mumbai Police
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Directed byRosshan Andrrews
Produced byNisad Haneefa
Niyas Haneefa
Nivas Haneefa
Written byBobby–Sanjay
StarringPrithviraj Sukumaran
Jayasurya
Rahman
Music byGopi Sundar
CinematographyR. Diwakaran
Edited byMahesh Narayan
Production
company
Nisad Haneefa Productions
Distributed byCentral Pictures
Release date
  • 3 May 2013 (2013-05-03)
Running time
145 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageMalayalam
Budget₹5.75 crores

Mumbai Police completed filming in 56 days versus the planned schedule was for 60 days and with a production cost of 5.75 crores versus the budget of 6 crores. Even before release, it had recovered 4.30 crores through various rights.[1] The Khaleej Times identified Mumbai Police as one of the "remarkable box-office success[es]" of 2013.[2]

PlotEdit

ACP of Kochi Antony Moses aka Rascal Moses (Prithviraj Sukumaran) involved in an accident which causes him, a partial memory loss. Before the accident, he was on a call with his brother-in-law Farhan Aman (Rahman), Commissioner of police. He informs Farhan that he has solved the murder case of his friend, Assistant Commissioner Aaryan John Jacob (Jayasurya), who was killed during a gallantry awards ceremony at the police parade ground. But, before disclosing the name of the murderer, the accident occurs resulting in the partial memory loss. Farhan tells Antony, about his past and the tragedy that occurred to their friend, Aaryan. His capabilities as a police officer being impressive, Farhan reassigns Antony Moses back on the case despite the memory loss. What follows is a multi linear narrative with many surprises in store, as Antony Moses retraces his steps back to the killer, and faces some bitter truths.

CastEdit

ProductionEdit

Shooting started in January 2013, and the movie was released in May 2013.

ReceptionEdit

Sify.com and Indiaglitz.com called Mumbai Police one of the best recent Malayalam films.[3][4] Paresh of Rediff.com called the film a " good suspense thriller which will make history for its interesting story."[5] Aswin of The Times of India says that the film " arrests and engages the audience with bold portrayals from a well-chosen cast."[6]

Veeyen of Nowrunning.com praised the writing and said the " dark lined elegance that the movie sports, makes it a gritty, knotty thriller – a hardboiled treat."[7]

Shekhar of Oneindia.in praised the narrative and said the story has surprises.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ George, Vijay (2 May 2013). "Dreaming big". The Hindu. SCT Trivandrum. Retrieved 7 November 2015.
  2. ^ Deepa Gauri. The best of Malayalam cinema in 2013 26 December 2013 Khaleej Times
  3. ^ Review: Umubail Police Sify       ] Archived 9 May 2013 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^       Mumbai Police Malayalam Movie Review. Indiaglitz.com (4 May 2013). Retrieved 19 August 2013.
  5. ^       Review: Mumbai Police is impressive – Rediff.com Movies. Rediff.com (6 May 2013). Retrieved 19 August 2013.
  6. ^       Archived 8 May 2013 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^       Indian Movies, showtimes, reviews, videos – Indian movie portal. nowrunning.com. Retrieved 19 August 2013.
  8. ^       Archived 6 May 2013 at the Wayback Machine

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